6 Iconic Daughters From Literature

6 Iconic Daughters From Literature

The daughter’s role has been an important theme in literature; especially when exploring gender roles and relationships between family members. Through their fierce nature or calmness during the time of conflict, these daughters from literature have won our hearts. Intelligent…

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Kuala Lumpur Named World Book Capital 2020 by UNESCO

Kuala Lumpur Named World Book Capital 2020 by UNESCO

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, on the recommendation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee, selected Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, as World Book Capital for the year 2020. UNESCO selected Kuala Lumpur because of the strong…

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The Man Booker Prize Shortlist 2018 Announced

The Man Booker Prize Shortlist 2018 Announced

The Man Booker Prize shortlist 2018 was announced yesterday on September 20, 2018. The Prize for the winner will be £50,000. The six authors, Anna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Daisy Johnson, Rachel Kushner, Richard Powers, and Robin Robertson are shortlisted for the 2018 Man…

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7 Books Predicting Future Strangely Yet Accurately

7 Books Predicting Future Strangely Yet Accurately

There are plenty of books predicting future which had foreseen the future in one way or another. Here are the few of those books predicting future very…

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George Orwell Archive added to UNESCO Memory of the World Register

George Orwell Archive added to UNESCO Memory of the World Register

The George Orwell Archive also contains the first jottings of the most well-known words and phrases from his books; including ‘War is Peace, Freedom is slavery, Ignorance is strength’ from Nineteen Eighty-Four.

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Murakami Withdrew Name From Alternative Nobel Prize for Literature

Murakami Withdrew Name From Alternative Nobel Prize for Literature

Haruki Murakami, the Japanese author, is being considered for the Nobel Prize for Literature. British author Kazuo Ishiguro had won this coveted prize last year. According to the report in The Japan Times, Haruki Murakami has withdrew his name from…

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Pyjamas Are Forgiving: Twinkle Khanna’s New Book Released

Pyjamas Are Forgiving: Twinkle Khanna’s New Book Released

Twinkle Khanna, known as Mrs Funnybones to her readers, launched her latest book Pyjamas Are Forgiving on September 7, 2018. Her husband Akshay Kumar and other Bollywood celebrities joined her as she unveiled the book Pyjamas Are Forgiving. Sonam Kapoor, Ranveer…

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7 Biography Everyone Should Read

7 Biography Everyone Should Read

A Moveable Feast Author: Ernest Hemingway It’s an auto biography or memoir by American author Ernest Hemingway. The book is about his years as a young, struggling, non-native journalist and writer in Paris in the 1920s. A Moveable Feast was…

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10 ways to get back to your reading habit

10 ways to get back to your reading habit

Here I’m suggesting some approaches to rekindle and cultivate your reading habit. It’s better to find a way for a regular reading habit organically rather than forcing yourself to read.

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The Bookish Elf Quiz: Answer the Literature Questions

The Bookish Elf Quiz: Answer the Literature Questions

Literature Quiz Hello, bookworms and literature lovers!  In between reads, try this literature quiz on all things literature. You have 120 seconds to answer all questions. Take your time but not more than ‘Two Minutes’ 🙂 If you didn’t achieve…

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