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Salman Rushdie to write ‘not the easiest’ book accounting being stabbed on stage

The author suffered a knife injury after he was attacked on stage last year when he was about to deliver a lecture in the US.

British-US-Indian author Salman Rushdie.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 05:51 PM IST

Book returned to library 96 years after it was checked out

St. Helena Public Library issued the book, A History of the United States by Benson Lossing, in February 1927.

A picture of the book returned to the library 96 years overdue. (Instagram/@sthelenapubliclibrary)
Published on May 25, 2023 08:21 AM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Essay: On the Diamond Sutra

In this, the 1,155th anniversary month of the world’s earliest dated, printed book, a look at what the sutra imparts about life and the nature of reality

The Diamond Sutra is a Buddhist text written which was written circa 400 CE. It is the earliest printed text with a known date of printing, 868 AD and was found in China. (The British Library)
Updated on May 22, 2023 07:28 PM IST
BySuhit Bombaywala

Lucknow girl’s book to sensitise youth about ‘feathered guests’

The book was released by leading ornithologist Dr Asad Rahmani and Bharadwaj’s principal at City Montessori School, Gomtinagar, Abha Anant on April 24.

Spandana Bharadwaj, 16, a class 12 student from Lucknow has authored a book ‘Feathered Guests Around Us’ (sourced)
Updated on May 08, 2023 07:03 PM IST
ByS Raju, Meerut

Book Box: Books for a Miffed Mother

Five books + a short story, for Mother's Day next week.

The Paper Menagerie.
Published on May 07, 2023 06:01 PM IST
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