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‘Game of Thrones’ author announces new book

5 months ago
NEW YORK: American author George R.R. Martin Wednesday announced a new book to be released in November -- but fans may be disappointed to learn it's not the highly-anticipated sixth installment of the hit "Game of Thrones" saga. "Fire…

Actor-turned-author: Meet Amjad Khan’s son Shadaab

10 months, 13 days ago
Veteran Bollywood actor (late) Amjad Khan was one of the iconic actors of the Indian film industry whose role as Gabbar in cult classic made him an immortal star. But his son Shadaab Khan doesn’t seem to follow suit. Shadaab, who made…

British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

11 months, 21 days ago
OSLO: British author Kazuo Ishiguro, best known for his novel "The Remains of the Day", won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the Swedish Academy said. The 62-year-old, "in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss…

Jane Austen faked her own marriage twice

1 year, 6 months ago
LONDON: British author Jane Austen, known the world over for her insightful take on 19th century society, created fake marriage documents with two separate men, archives have revealed. In her novels, Austen wove tales of heroines…

‘Watership Down’ author Adams dies aged 96

1 year, 8 months ago
LONDON: British author Richard Adams, the author of the much-loved classic novel Watership Down about a community of rabbits, has died at the age of 96, a statement on the book's website said on Tuesday. "Richard's much-loved family…