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Apr 21, 2020 08:35
Living in the times of lockdown: Here’s what these famous writers had to say on the art of writing, their daily routines and what they do that gets them through on a tough day at work. Read on. read more
Apr 02, 2020 15:18
A throwback to the times when our favourite writers lived and had fascinating hobbies. Ayn Rand collected stamps, Emily Dickinson baked, Jack Kerouac enjoyed inventing fantasy sports, Flannery O’Connor enjoyed practising aviculture and H.G.Wells enjoyed war gaming. 5 writers and their lesser-known hobbies. read more
Feb 11, 2020 13:10
The American poet, novelist and short-story writer is best known for her published collections The Colossus and Other Poems, Ariel and The Bell Jar. read more
Jan 23, 2020 23:27
The story revolves around the fortunes Ghazala and Shalini, both daughters of religious leaders belonging to different communities. read more
Jan 21, 2020 15:19
This renowned English author and essayist was famous for the novels Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-four (1949). His works continue to be popular 70 years after his demise. read more
Nov 16, 2019 19:52
Litfests perform the very important function of promoting reading. In this visually-saturated era, when many think that television has killed books and radio, it’s important to keep both of them alive to stimulate our imagination read more
Oct 30, 2019 23:05
Present-day students want to know Amrita Pritam as a poet and a prose writer, dismissing all extraneous trappings, including her love life much highlighted by the media. read more
Oct 16, 2019 14:28
Wilde was closely associated with the leading lights of aestheticism, an intellectual and art movement that preferred aesthetic values than socio-political themes in areas such as literature, fine art and music. read more
Oct 04, 2019 01:05
The best-selling author who took over the directorship of the Nehru Centre on October 1 found himself presiding over the numerous events that had been organised to celebrate the 150 birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. read more
Aug 31, 2019 23:14
From Toni Morrison’s compelling essays on race to rediscovering Thomas Harris’ book without Hannibal, authors share the one read they’ll devour this month read more
Aug 26, 2019 17:33
Actors Rasika Agashe and Zeeshan Aayub, are the brainchild behind Sanhita Manch, that allows writers the chance to convert their stories into plays. read more
Aug 19, 2019 12:42
A prolific writer whose popular works include Hajar Churashir Ma, Rudali and Aranyer Adhikar, she was also a committed activist who took up and fought for several causes dear to her heart and advocated rights for many marginalised groups. read more
Jun 09, 2019 11:17
In the lawsuit, Tynes’ lawyers say the company’s inflammatory statements forced their client to temporarily flee back to Jordan with her family because they endured weeks of online harassment, including death threats and racial slurs. read more
May 27, 2019 11:32
In a conversation with HT City, actor Divyansh Sharma talks about his humble beginnings, his award winning movie ‘Graffiti’; and shares his thought on his attempt to rebrand Indians in Hollywood. read more
Apr 23, 2019 16:04
The man behind the Shiva trilogy — India’s fastest selling book series ever — and the ongoing Ram Chandra trilogy, author Amish Tripathi talks about the importance of pragmatism, independence and hard work for becoming a successful writer. read more