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Happy birthday, Ruskin Bond: 30 quotes on love, life, happiness by iconic writer(Instagram/ruskinbondofficial/thedelhiwalla)

Happy birthday, Ruskin Bond: 30 quotes on love, life, happiness by iconic writer

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2021 12:43 PM IST
  • Happy birthday, Ruskin Bond: As India’s most loved storyteller turns 87, here are 30 beautiful quotes by him on love, life, friendship and happiness which will convince you that there is still some beauty in the world despite all the conflicts and lives being lost
Jeet Thayil(© BASSO CANNARSA)
Jeet Thayil(© BASSO CANNARSA)

Jeet Thayil: Versatile wordsmith, poet and novelist

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 02:05 PM IST
Jeet Thayil first novel, Narcopolis, won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and was shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize and The Hindu Literary Prize.
Forster did not write any more novels after A Passage to India but published short stories collections, including The Eternal Moment (1928).(Illustration: Gajanan Nirphale)
Forster did not write any more novels after A Passage to India but published short stories collections, including The Eternal Moment (1928).(Illustration: Gajanan Nirphale)

Edward Morgan Forster: Extraordinary man of letters

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 04:05 PM IST
This gifted English novelist authored several famous works such as A Passage to India and Howard’s End, among others. He was also a noted short story writer and essayist.
The messy relationship between human minds and artificial ones is the focus of Ian McEwan’s Machines Like Me.(Instagram)
The messy relationship between human minds and artificial ones is the focus of Ian McEwan’s Machines Like Me.(Instagram)

Novelist and screenwriter Ian McEwan tells android tale in Machines Like Me

Associated Press | By Associated Press, London
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 01:31 PM IST
Ian McEwan’s new novel, Machines Like Me, features a lifelike android with access to all human knowledge who writes haiku poetry.
André Aciman’s seminal 2007 debut novel, Call Me By Your Name, became the toast of the town with its movie adaptation in 2017(Getty Images)
André Aciman’s seminal 2007 debut novel, Call Me By Your Name, became the toast of the town with its movie adaptation in 2017(Getty Images)

“The word love is terribly heavy-handed!” says André Aciman

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 11:49 PM IST
Author of Call Me By Your Name explains why he hates the word love and why he prefers to create someone who doesn’t know whether he loves or not!
Polish author Olga Tokarczuk smiles after winning the Man Booker International prize 2018, for her book Flights, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.(AP)
Polish author Olga Tokarczuk smiles after winning the Man Booker International prize 2018, for her book Flights, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.(AP)

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International Prize

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, London
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 08:59 AM IST
The novel by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft, won the £50,000 (57,000 euros, $67,000) prize after coming on top of a shortlist of six titles.
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