Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid has described the coverage of Pakistan in the international media as a "horror film franchise".
Author Tanis Rideout never hiked, hated the cold and at one time had barely heard of British climber George Mallory, who may have been one of the first men to make it to the top of Mount Everest before perishing on its slopes.
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, the only person to win both an Oscar and a Booker prize and lived in Delhi for 25 years, died in New York today. According to James Ivory, the director with whom she collaborated, the cause of death was complications of a pulmonary condition.
It’s hard to believe Amish Tripathi when he says he never set out to be a writer. The banker-turned-author of the popular Shiva trilogy recently won a million-dollar advance for a new series – and he hasn’t even finalized the topic yet.
Best-selling adventure author Clive Cussler, who published his first book 40 years ago, is still entertaining fans. His newest novel, "The Striker," released this month, has already sold thousands of copies.
Pakistani author Bapsi Sidhwa, whose novel "Ice Candy Man" was adapted by Deepa Mehta as "Earth-1947", says Delhi and Mumbai have provided her with lush landscapes and some great characters for her works.
After about ten years of painstaking research and experience of working as a journalist covering South Asia, Meenakshi Iyer has come up with her debut book of short stories - False Sanctuaries, stories from the troubled territories of South Asia. She talks to Jonathan Vikram Pradhan more about her first book.
Loss, exile, fear, war, longing for home, memories and redemption colour the soul of diplomat and poet Williams Nkurunziza's sonnets that are chronicles of the journey of his native Rwanda from its difficult days of ethnic strife to a modern nation in quest of prosperity in the last century.
Sitting there in the park, Philip Roth wrote in Goodbye Columbus, "I felt a deep knowledge of Newark, an attachment so rooted that it could not help but branch out into affection."
Everywhere spring has sprung and a glorious Sunday evening battling eosinophilia beckons. But clogged breathing passageways won't keep you from meeting film maker Mira Nair who is in town for Penguin India’s annual literary festival. Manjula Narayan
Shazaf Fatima Haider was always interested in how it happened. How strangers met in contrived settings, were expected to like each other and get married.
A new book on the role and contribution of revolutionaries of the Ghadar Party provides fresh insights into India's freedom struggle which has largely been monopolised by Congress leaders.
Author Jeffrey Archer, who was in the city on Monday to launch the third book in his five-part series The Clifton Chronicles, told Hindustan Times that a “massive problem” in India is that women are not treated as equals, writes Mugdha Variyar.
Banker-turned-author Amish, famous for his Shiva trilogy, Friday warned that evil was rising in today's world and it was time for the society to stand up.
British novelist Hilary Mantel on Thursday defended her much-criticised comments about Prince William's wife Catherine, saying that she "meant nothing but good to her".