Italian author Umberto Eco, who became famous for the 1980 international blockbuster "The Name of the Rose", died on Friday, Italian media reported. He was 84.
Harper Lee, who wrote one of America's most beloved literary classics, "To Kill a Mockingbird," and surprised readers with a second book about racial injustice in the U.S. South after living a largely reclusive life for decades, died at the age of 89 on Friday.
LONDON: Nearly 200 figures have signed an open letter urging David Cameron to raise "the rising climate of fear" in India with his counterpart Narendra Modi, who is visiting Britain from Thursday.
YATE: The ‘Harry Potter’ author J.K Rowling has revealed that her crime novels written under the pseudonym ‘Robert Galbraith’ will eventually outnumber her modern day classic.