The 'Girl Who Got Labelled' was released in July 2020 when the pandemic hit and ever since, the book has gained tremendous popularity among avid lovers of romantic fiction.
Kerala. Benjamin Bailey brought the first printing press to Kottayam from England on October 18, 1821.
The highlands of Himachal Pradesh, missing tourists, drugs and murders. All these form part of, 'High on Kasol', a novel by senior journalist Aditya Kant
In 1948, the Indian Army valiantly prevented the fall of Srinagar and thus the fall of the entire J&K but this gave a permanency to the Kashmir 'problem', says military historian, Shiv Kunal Verma.
While Benyamin is no stranger to awards, he is certain to treasure the Valayar Award which adorns the desk of Kerala's finest writers.
Since 1987, he has published ten novels and numerous short stories, many of which follow the lives of refugees who dealt with trauma caused by European colonization of the African continent.
Abdulrazak Gurnah has, in his academic career, guided plenty of research on Sir Vidia, as well as Salman Rushdie, G.V. Desani, Anthony Burgess, and above all, Joseph Conrad.
The title, 'Two and a half Rivers' is drawn from the historicity of the Partition which has left in its wake only half the rivers to India from the land of the five rivers.
The book elaborates on crimes by notorious female murderers India has seen in the last three decades including the sensational Koodathayi serial murder case in Kerala.
The most expensive Indian award for writing, JCB Prize 2021 shortlist is dominated by debut novels with three of the five nominated books being written by first time authors.