Today’s Author interview is dedicated to a poet, novelist, playwright and critic from the East African country, Kenya. In 2001, he published his first novel, When the Whirlwind Passes, online. It is regarded asAfrica’s first purely ‘digital novel’. He has since published three more books: The Moon is Made of Green Cheese (2008), Kiss Commander Promise (2011), and Africa on My Mind (2013). His books are available on Lulu.com and via World reader apps/devices.
The Winter Song by Saurav Dutt is an engaging yet slow-paced novel about a man’s journey from Shimla to the Spiti Valley of Himalaya on foot to discovery hidden facets of love, life, father and son bonding, religion, faith and much more.
Beverly Cleary, the American children’s author who created the feisty characters of Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died at the age of 104. Cleary died last Thursday at her home in […]
By Swapna Peri This book, A Woven Life, is a memoir of Jenny Housego, a woman of many titles. She is an entrepreneur, an author and most importantly, British Textile Historian. Journalist […]
By Sakshi Selvanathan Rosanna Ley is the bestselling author of many novels which have a particular focus on emotional drama and human conflict, and are largely set amidst gorgeous landscapes that make […]
The Blue Umbrella – A heart-warming tale of a simple girl living in the most beautiful mountains of India.
By Mru Natu Binny lives in the Garhwal mountain regions of North India with her mother and brother. Her father died when she was very young. Their family grows vegetables in […]
Australian authors make up the majority of contenders for the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction: namely Steven Conte, Kate Grenville and Pip Williams. The authors occupy three of the five potential […]
Extra Ordinary by Sailee Tiwari is a collection of short stories that explore a gamut of life experiences through twelve short stories.
Egypt’s trailblazing writer Nawal El Saadawi died on Sunday at the age of 89, after a lifetime spent fighting for women’s rights and equality. She died in a Cairo hospital after a […]
American writer Harlan Coben has some free advice for anyone who cares to ask: “If it produces pages: good. If it doesn’t produce pages: bad.” With 32 published books and an estimated […]
The typical book club is accustomed to picking a single book to read for an allotted time period, but globally revered talk show host/television producer/actress/author/philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey, has taken one step further. […]
By Swapna Peri Aakanksha Jain is author of a non-fiction book, content creator, and a book blogger. She has been a freelancer since 2017. Her blog ‘Books charming’ is one of the […]
By Sakshi Selvanathan Professor Niroshini Gunasekera is a veteran in French language studies, teaching it in Sri Lankan universities and educational institutes for more than three decades. She has also written her […]
By Swapna Peri Ashok Ferry is an author, a mathematician and a personal trainer. He writes short stories and novels. He studied mathematics at Oxford and worked in London on construction sites […]
The Women’s Prize for Fiction, in collaboration with Bailey’s and Nat West, has announced the longlist for its annual award yesterday, which recognizes and honors a female author of any nationality for […]