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Swimming against tides is the spirit of

Jnanpith Award-winning writer Pratibha Ray was the chief guest in the second edition of Chair Poetry Evenings  held in Kolkata between Nov 22 and 24. As Ray inaugurated the poetry festival, IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh catches up with her

Prioritisation helps in balancing corpor

Author-musician Christopher C Doyle, a busy person in corporate sector, was the guest at An Author's Afternoon  organised by the Prabha Khaitan Foundation  in Kolkata. During his interaction with Anjum Katyal for about an hour, Doyle spoke about his book The Mahabharata Quest Series, his creation Quest Club, balancing corporate job and writing and how his daughter was an inspiration for his venturing into the authors' world. Souvik Ghosh brings the excerpts of the conversation.

Starmark holds book signing session for

Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s bookstore chain Starmark, in association with Westland, held a book signing session for author Christopher C. Doyle and his book ‘The Mists of Brahma (The Pataala Prophecy Book 2)’ at its South City Mall outlet here last week.

Popular mystery story by Shrishendu Mukh

Kolkata/IBNS: A popular children's story in Bengali, 'Pagla Saheber Kobor', by noted author Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, will now be available in the form of an English graphic novel.

Jaipur Literature Fest launches blogging

New Delhi/UNI: After the resounding success of the previous years, the popular Jaipur Literature Festival Blogging Competition is back.

Kolkata's International Poetry Festival-

History has shown that sometimes it takes a chance encounter and a sparkle of a thought to ignite something big and make it real. Such was the case for Tushar Dhawal Singh , an IRS professional and Sonnet Mondal, engineer by qualification, to strike a match and light their fire of poetic leanings into a revolution.

Starmark hosts launch of Durjoy Datta's

Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata’s bookstore chain Starmark, in association with Penguin, hosted the launch of bestselling author Durjou Datta’s latest novel ‘Wish I Could Tell You’ at its South City Mall outlet here on Sunday.

Starmark to launch English transcreation

Kolkata/IBNS: Starmark, an Emami Group venture, has successfully forayed into publishing of graphic novels based on the works of celebrated Bengali writers.

All stories about Lord Ayyappa are actua

Writer and academician Madhavi Menon was in Kolkata recently to speak about her new book 'Infinite Variety: A History of Desire in India'. From Lord Ayyappa to various forms of desires that centres around sexuality, the nearly hour-long discussion made  An Author's Afternoon event a fascinating journey for the audience.  IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra brings excerpts of the conversation at the event presented by Shree Cement Ltd and organised by the Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with Taj Bengal, Kolkata.

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