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Minister takes notice of writer Kamlani’s deteriorated condition

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Education, Culture and Tourism Syed Sardar Ali Shah on Thursday took notice of deteriorated condition of Mushtaq Kamlani, a renowned author of Sindh, after his photos wearing worn out clothes and begging went viral on social media. According to the details, Syed Sardar Ali Shah directed the director general of Culture Department Director General to provide immediate treatment to the famous literary personality. It is pertinent to mention here that the famous author, Mushtaq Kamlani, found in the…

‘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 and Blood" is set several centuries before "Game of Thrones" in the same fantasy world of Westeros, the author said on his blog. Martin stressed it is not a novel, but rather a historical text setting out the history of Westeros' Targaryen dynasty. Since 2012, the author has published…

Roald Dahl’s daughter charged with theft in US for not paying hotel bill

The daughter of iconic writer Roald Dahl has been arrested in the United Stated after claims she left a hotel without paying the bill.  Tessa Dahl, 60, stayed at the £140-a-night hotel late last year and allegedly failed to pay her bill of almost £4,000 prompting hotel owner to call the police. She has not yet entered a plea but could face between one to five years in prison for the offence. She is now expected to face court in Connecticut charged with larceny. It was reported that the daughter of renowned author…

Trump book author says his revelations will bring down US president

LONDON: The author of a book that is highly critical of Donald Trump’s first year as U.S. president said his revelations were likely to bring an end to Trump’s time in the White House. Michael Wolff told BBC radio that his conclusion in “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House”-- that Trump is not fit to do the job -- was becoming a widespread view. “I think one of the interesting effects of the book so far is a very clear emperor-has-no-clothes effect,” Wolff said in an interview broadcast on Saturday. “The…