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My coming of age with 'Harry Potter'

  • DW's Shabnam Surita believed she had nothing in common with the boy wizard. But 25 years after JK Rowling's first "Harry Potter" book was published, she recalls how their very different life stories became entwined.
The 'Harry Potter' story is 25 years old, but his influence remains fresh. (United Archives/Impress/picture alliance )
The 'Harry Potter' story is 25 years old, but his influence remains fresh. (United Archives/Impress/picture alliance )
Published on Jun 27, 2022 01:16 PM IST
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London library gets book returned after 50 years. See attached note, reactions

A book has been returned to the library at the University College London almost 50 years since it should have been. It would have otherwise collected a fine of £1,254.
The book that was returned to the library at University College London, 50 years past its due date. (UCL Library)
The book that was returned to the library at University College London, 50 years past its due date. (UCL Library)
Published on Apr 03, 2022 05:03 PM IST
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BySohini Sengupta

Happy Women's Day 2022: Check out these 20 inspiring quotes by female authors

Women are not a footnote to someone else’s life but fearless, powerful humans with an independent will and who better to root for it than female authors who give us the inspiration to tackle anything. This Women's Day 2022, here are some of their inspiring quotes to brighten up your day
Happy Women's Day 2022: Check out these 20 inspiring quotes by female authors (Pixabay)
Happy Women's Day 2022: Check out these 20 inspiring quotes by female authors (Pixabay)
Updated on Mar 08, 2022 07:09 AM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

How books and movies help us understand the infodemic and conspiracy theories

Perhaps fact-checking is inadequate in part because misinformation circulates in stories. In the real world, being censured, or accused of failing to meet certain standards, can be devastating professionally.
How books and movies help us understand the infodemic and conspiracy theories(Pixabay)
How books and movies help us understand the infodemic and conspiracy theories(Pixabay)
Published on Feb 10, 2022 09:17 AM IST
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Authoring your first book is no easy feat. Check out these tips by experts

From the book cover to the table of contents, to further editing, to acknowledgments, etc. the whole process of authoring a book is time-consuming. Here are a few tips by experts to give you an edge if you are a first-time author or planning to debut as a novelist
Authoring your first book is no easy feat. Check out these tips by experts  (Pixabay)
Authoring your first book is no easy feat. Check out these tips by experts  (Pixabay)
Updated on Feb 03, 2022 03:31 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi
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