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Biography calls John Donne great as Shakespeare, wins UK nonfiction book prize

British writer Katherine Rundell’s biography on poet John Donne named winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize at a ceremony in London. It argues that Donne is “a writer perhaps as great as Shakespeare, and a writer we should all read for his writing on love, sex and death.”

Biography calls John Donne great as Shakespeare, wins UK nonfiction book prize (Twitter/BookBrunch)
Biography calls John Donne great as Shakespeare, wins UK nonfiction book prize (Twitter/BookBrunch)
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 04:49 PM IST

Happy Friendship Day 2022: Check out these quotes on friends by famous authors

Let Friendship Day 2022 this Sunday be an excuse to build back the bridges with humility and truth, forget differences and pride or right and wrong and heal the wounds between you and your friends with these quotes on friendship by famous authors

Happy Friendship Day 2022: Check out these quotes on friends by famous authors (Elina Fairytale)
Happy Friendship Day 2022: Check out these quotes on friends by famous authors (Elina Fairytale)
Updated on Aug 07, 2022 08:51 AM IST

Atulananda Goswami, eminent Assamese writer, passes away at 87

Atulananda Goswami passed away while he was undergoing treatment at the Guwahati Medical College and Hospital. He was 87.

Assamese writer Atulananda Goswami was undergoing treatment at the hospital since last week. (source: SASAM Twitter/@sasamassam)
Assamese writer Atulananda Goswami was undergoing treatment at the hospital since last week. (source: SASAM Twitter/@sasamassam)
Updated on Jul 27, 2022 07:07 PM IST

US-based Kashmiri poet, film writer explores gender issues, religion in new book

Sunayana Kachroo also examines the horrors of being a female child in a country ravaged by war and fascism, domestic violence and topics like 'period' and 'The religion of the sex' in the different chapters of the book.

US-based Kashmiri poet and film writer Sunayana Kachroo tackles a range of themes including homelessness, gender issues, religion, grief and healing in her second book
US-based Kashmiri poet and film writer Sunayana Kachroo tackles a range of themes including homelessness, gender issues, religion, grief and healing in her second book "Sunny Side Up".(Representative Image/Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 29, 2022 08:35 PM IST

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

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

Writer review: One of the most important films of Tamil cinema

Writer movie review: Samuthirakani truly stands out as a policeman thrown to the sharks after 35 years of desk job.

Writer movie review: Samuthirakani plays a cop in the movie, who has spent his entire 35 years of service behind the desk.
Writer movie review: Samuthirakani plays a cop in the movie, who has spent his entire 35 years of service behind the desk.
Published on Dec 24, 2021 11:11 PM IST

Hindi writer Wajahat to be awarded 31st Vyas Samman for 2019 play

The award, instituted in 1991 and given by the KK Birla Foundation, recognises outstanding literary work in Hindi authored by an Indian citizen and published in the previous 10 years. It carries a cash prize of ₹4 lakh.

In his play Mahabali, Wajahat focuses on Mughal emperor Akbar and poet Tulsidas to bring to the fore the different worlds of power politics and art. (HT Photo)
In his play Mahabali, Wajahat focuses on Mughal emperor Akbar and poet Tulsidas to bring to the fore the different worlds of power politics and art. (HT Photo)
Published on Dec 09, 2021 12:27 AM IST

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

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

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(Instagram/ruskinbondofficial/thedelhiwalla)
Updated on May 19, 2021 12:43 PM IST

Oscar Wilde: The Irish literary legend

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.

Oscar Wilde’s first version of The Picture of Dorian Gray, his only novel and most successful work, was published in the Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine in July 1890.(ILLUSTRATION: MOHIT SUNEJA)
Oscar Wilde’s first version of The Picture of Dorian Gray, his only novel and most successful work, was published in the Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine in July 1890.(ILLUSTRATION: MOHIT SUNEJA)
Updated on Oct 16, 2019 02:29 PM IST
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