If you see it in the dictionary, it's so: This deferential trust seems to be the general attitude toward dictionaries, whether it's the Oxford or the Merriam-Webster. You can't get Scrabble points for...
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Back in 1995, J.K. Rowling wrote a synopsis of the first "Harry Potter" book to send to publishers, and it was flatly rejected. Today, 20 years after the beloved series was finally published, the worl...
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The pleasures and pains of the writerly life.
After Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, an award-winning Goan poet is being hounded for anti-caste writing.
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The addiction we never even think about. We're helplessly, hopelessly hooked. Virtually all of us have an insatiable thirst for some of the most fantastically addictive products humanity has ever inve...
Between Rajinikanth-like antics and a never-ending catalogue of injustices.
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On Thursday, British author Kazuo Ishiguro was revealed as the winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. Best known for his novels Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, he's famed for his restra...
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English author Kazuo Ishiguro won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday. BREAKING NEWS The 2017 #NobelPrize in Literature is awarded to the English author Kazuo Ishiguro pic.twitter.com/j9...
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"Just because children read about a boy and girl kissing, they are not going to become promiscuous."
Children's books in India are becoming more varied and better than ever.
The cool kids among empires.
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As we head into back-to-school season and long, blissful weeks of sweater weather, it's only natural to be tempted to spend hours in the bookstore browsing fresh titles and adding to our to-read piles...
Cue the "Jaws" theme music.
"My search began in India and took me both across the border to Pakistan and across the seas to England."
All Lara B. Sharp wanted to do last Wednesday was read by the pool. But the title of the book she was reading, paired with the fact that she was a woman in public, made her a victim to some unsolicite...
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Jane Hayes hearts Mr. Darcy. No, really ― she has a life-size cutout of Colin Firth, in character as the Jane Austen hero, standing in her apartment. She'd rather watch him fall in love with Jennifer...
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This was something that Modi said he practiced in Gujarat.
Each period of history is defined by the tools invented in it and the way in which they were used. The still recent transition into a new century is a good time to define how learning, and the learner...
"Being able to live without fear is a basic human right."
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The delays in issuing ISBNs triggered fears of censorship.
Books On The Delhi Metro
Pro-tips on anger management.
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The Delhi Metro just became a lot cooler.
Thanks for the music though.
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A far cry from the writer's brilliant first--The God Of Small Things
A Molotov cocktail of misplaced idealism.