HindustanTimes Wed,20 Aug 2014

OITNB's real Alex Vause to publish memoir on life in prison

Cleary Wolters, the woman who inspired TV series Orange Is The New Black's character Alex Vause will publish a memoir recounting her time in prison. She was a friend and ex-lover of the series' writer Piper Kerman and her book will release in May 2015

LOTR tour to mark book's 60th anniversary

Fans of The Lord Of The Rings (LOTR)trilogy are being courted in a new luxury travel package developed to mark the trilogy’s 60th anniversary, and the upcoming release of the final cinematic instalment of The Hobbit.

Technologic Gen Y

Has technology taken over so much that reading as a habit is fast becoming a thing of the past?

Do you wanna make a sequel? Frozen's story continues in book series

Random House announced that it is publishing a Frozen chapter-book series that will continue the story from the 2013 hit Disney movie, which has grossed more than USD 1 billion at the box office.

From one cartoonist to another: Jayanto remembers Pran

It was in late 1970s when after finishing school at the Christ Church College, we used to roam around in Hazratganj, Lucknow's famous watering hole. The pavements opposite Central Bank had some comic bookshops and this is where I first got to know about Pran ji through his comic, Lotpot.

Why Chacha Chaudhary was every child's favourite uncle

Reading him was a pleasant compulsion and it was not an expensive pursuit. Credit must go its creator Pran Sharma for thinking of character that resembled a common man with uncommon friends and extraordinary skills.

Goodbye Pran: an entire generation will miss the iconic cartoonist

The 'Walt Disney of India' died today but legions of his fans will continue idolising Pran as the man who gave us our first desi superheroes and everyman characters. A fan says goodbye to the man behind Chacha Chaudhry, Sabu, Raman, Pinki and rest of the gang.

Remembering the hero: Bollywood mourns Pran's death

Bollywood celebrities paid rich tributes to their favourite cartoonist Pran Kumar Sharma, creator of iconic Chacha Chaudhary, who died on Wednesday. Pran died due to cancer early this morning at a hospital in Gurgaon. He was 75.

Cartoonist Pran Sharma, man who gave the world Chacha Choudhary, dies

Veteran cartoonist Pran Sharma, the creator of Chacha Choudhary died on Wednesday morning. Pran was battling cancer. In 2014, the World Encyclopedia of Comics anointed him the Walt Disney of India.

Mr Chetan Bhagat, what really is a Half Girlfriend?

If there is one thing Chetan 'India's Biggest Storyteller' Bhagat has achieved this morning, it's the buzz around the title (and the synopsis, come on!) of his next book-that-will-surely-be-a-movie following a full page ad in a national daily.


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