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Anita Desai, writer, novelist, Sahitya Akademi, Man Booker Prize...

Anita Desai, writer, novelist, Sahitya Akademi, Man Booker Prize...

#SahityaAkademi award for translation of #Perumal #Murugan’s   #Maadhorubaagan  The English translation of Perumal Murugan’s controversial Tamil novel Maadhorubaagan has won the Sahitya Akademi’s Translation Prize 2016.  Titled One Part Woman, the translation in English is done by Aniruddhan Vasudevan and the book is published by Penguin.

#SahityaAkademi award for translation of #Perumal #Murugan’s #Maadhorubaagan The English translation of Perumal Murugan’s controversial Tamil novel Maadhorubaagan has won the Sahitya Akademi’s Translation Prize 2016. Titled One Part Woman, the translation in English is done by Aniruddhan Vasudevan and the book is published by Penguin.

PUNE AUTHOR BAGS SAHITYA AKADEMI’S TRANSLATION PRIZE

PUNE AUTHOR BAGS SAHITYA AKADEMI’S TRANSLATION PRIZE

Our Woman of the Week is the very renowned novelist Anita Mazumdar Desai. She has been honoured with the Sahitya Akademi Award and the British Guardian Prize. Want us to feature more women like her, comment below, they could become our ‪#‎WomanOfTheWeek‬.

Our Woman of the Week is the very renowned novelist Anita Mazumdar Desai. She has been honoured with the Sahitya Akademi Award and the British Guardian Prize. Want us to feature more women like her, comment below, they could become our ‪#‎WomanOfTheWeek‬.

Indian Accent. Writer Anita Mazumdar was born 24 June 1937 (age 77) in Mussoorie, British India▶ The Interview Of Anita Desai - YouTube

Indian Accent. Writer Anita Mazumdar was born 24 June 1937 (age 77) in Mussoorie, British India▶ The Interview Of Anita Desai - YouTube

Kamala Das, poet and writer born today  March 31st, 1934 in Kerala, India. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature, and Sahitya Akademi Award. Eunuch is one of her bold poems.

Kamala Das, poet and writer born today March 31st, 1934 in Kerala, India. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature, and Sahitya Akademi Award. Eunuch is one of her bold poems.

Anita Desai is known for her sensitive portrayal of the inner feelings of her female characters. Many of Anita Desai's novels explore tensions between family members and the alienation of middle-class women. She has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times, and a recepient of the Sahitya Akademi award in 1978 for her novel, Fire on the Mountain. Some of her other works include: Games at Twilight (1978), Cry, The Peacock (1963) and The Zigzag Way (2004).

Anita Desai is known for her sensitive portrayal of the inner feelings of her female characters. Many of Anita Desai's novels explore tensions between family members and the alienation of middle-class women. She has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times, and a recepient of the Sahitya Akademi award in 1978 for her novel, Fire on the Mountain. Some of her other works include: Games at Twilight (1978), Cry, The Peacock (1963) and The Zigzag Way (2004).

This week we feature our chat with banker turned author, Amish Tripathi, the author of the famous Shiva trilogy. In this exclusive interview with BookChums, he discussed his call to writing, writing the trilogy (The Immortals of Meluha, The Secret of the Nagas and The Oath of the Vayuputras), the film adaptation of the books, the challenges in publishing his first book and a lot more.              What triggered you to change your 14-year old career in finance to writing?    I never really…

This week we feature our chat with banker turned author, Amish Tripathi, the author of the famous Shiva trilogy. In this exclusive interview with BookChums, he discussed his call to writing, writing the trilogy (The Immortals of Meluha, The Secret of the Nagas and The Oath of the Vayuputras), the film adaptation of the books, the challenges in publishing his first book and a lot more. What triggered you to change your 14-year old career in finance to writing? I never really…

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Blog on the great Russian poet on his birth anniversary...

Blog on the great Russian poet on his birth anniversary...