premio sahitya Akademi

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.
Author Salman Rushdie awarded 2015 Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement - #gk #GeneralKnowledge #Quiz #Awareness #InterviewQuestion  #EntranceExam #OnlineTest #Aptitude #BankExam #GovtExam
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).
On March 1, team BookChums attended the book launch of The Oath of the Vayuputras by Amish. It was held at Landmark in SGS Mall in Pune. Amish read from the first chapter of his latest book before he began the interaction with his readers. He said that this book took much longer than  he expected to complete it. It was published by Westland Press in 2013. The other two books from this trilogy include The Immortals of Meluha and The Secret of the Nagas.         The Oath of the Vayuputras is…
Happy Birthday Charles Dickens
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
Blog on our theme of the week – Sibling in Literature
The one film that redefined how a superhero movie should look like...
Hello, bookworms! Welcome to the brand new edition of Ask Kabita. The weather is pleasantly cool here in Pune and we expect it to remain so for the rest of this year. Anyway, here is a pick from the many queries we received during the course of the week.