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‘Game of Thrones’ author announces new book

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…

Jane Austen faked her own marriage twice

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

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…