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Booker Prize 2021: South African Novelist Damon Galgut wins Booker for his novel ‘The Promise’

Nov 5, 2021
Booker Prize 2021:  Damon Galgut's Booker Prize-winning novel 'The Promise' is a bleakly funny portrait of the Swart family who are the descendants of Dutch settlers and are desperately trying to hold onto their farm and status in post-apartheid South Africa.

Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter Prize

Jun 11, 2021
Tsitsi Dangarembga, the author of the book ‘Nervous Conditions’, was arrested in 2020 while she was protesting and taking a stand against corruption. She was also shortlisted for Booker Prize 2020 for her work, ‘This Mournable Body’.

International Booker Prize: David Diop becomes first French winner for WWI story

Jun 7, 2021
The novel written by David Diop tells the story of two Senegalese soldiers fighting for France during World War 1. When one, Mademba, is killed in the war, the other, Alfa, descends into ever greater madness and violence.

World Book Day 2021: Theme, History and Scheduled Activities

Apr 23, 2021
In the wake of the pandemic, UNESCO has planned a ‘Bookface Challenge’ to celebrate the World Book Day 2021.

PM Modi releases four books on Ambedkar Jayanti 2021

Apr 19, 2021
PM Modi said that these books reflect the universal vision of Dr. Ambedkar.

Yearender 2020: Top 2020 awards, books, rankings, achievements

Jan 1, 2021
From Legion of Merit Award to PM Modi to Delhi Crime becoming the first Indian series to win the International Emmy award, go through the list of achievements, awards, books, rankings of the year 2020. 

Booker Prize 2020: Douglas Stuart wins UK Booker Prize for debut novel Shuggie Bain

Nov 20, 2020
Shuggie Bain centers around a boy nicknamed Shuggie, who struggles with being gay and his mother's alcohol addiction. 

The Ickabog: J.K. Rowling releases first five chapters online for free

May 28, 2020
J.K. Rowling had earlier informed that she would be publishing one or more chapters of ‘The Ickabog’ daily on the website, starting from May 26 to July 10.

Amit Shah releases a book ‘Karmayoddha Granth’ on the life of PM Narendra Modi

Jan 8, 2020
Amit Shah said that Narendra Modi has worked hard to provide free of coast gas stoves to 13 crore households.

Loktantra Ke Swar and The Republican Ethic: Books on selected speeches of President Kovind

Sep 9, 2019
Loktantra Ke Swar and The Republican Ethnic are two books of 95 speeches delivered by President Kovind during his second year in office

Unstoppable: My Life So Far authored by Maria Sharapova

Sep 15, 2017
In the book, Sharapova explores in detail her pivotal matches and illuminates the relationships that have shaped her―with coaches, best friends, boyfriends, and Yuri, her coach, manager, father, and most dedicated fan, describing with honesty and affection their oft-scrutinized relationship.

PM Modi plans to connect with youth through his book to be published later this year

Jul 4, 2017
The publisher says that the tone and tenor of the book will be informal and conversational as it states why it is important to prioritise knowledge over marks, and how to take responsibility for the future.

Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature authored by Jairam Ramesh launched

Jun 13, 2017
The book was launched by Congress president Sonia Gandhi in the presence of former ministers, bureaucrats and environmentalists.

Mitchell’s book, Who Has Seen the Wind, returned to library after 52 years with apology note

Jun 9, 2017
The book, “Who Has Seen the Wind,” was returned back to the library after 52 years with a note reading "Returning this book to you after too many years. Sorry, it has taken so long."

India might become an educationally failed nation: Ganesh Devy

Jun 9, 2017
Ganesh Devy, the author of the book, The Crisis Within, says that the ability to ask meaningful questions is not at the centre of educational processes, though a few exceptional institutions and individuals in the system do this.
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