subhash chandran and k rekha

After 25 years, Mathrubhumi Vishu Special Edition literary competition winners meet again

Kollam: Two eminent writers who won the first and second prize in Mathrubhumi Weekly ..

Kochi International Book Festival lures readers with books in 7 languages
mathrubhumi study circle
Poet Satchidanandan to inaugurate Mathrubhumi literary camp on Friday
Rafeeq Ahammed
Poet-lyricist Rafeeq Ahammed wins Swathi-Ayyappa Panicker Literary Award
Hemant Karkare

11 years after Mumbai terror attack, Hemant Karkare’s daughter pens memoir on dad's life

The abiding image of Hemant Karkare is of the Maharashtra ATF chief donning a flak jacket moment after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks ..

Kumaran Asan

Kumaran Asan’s books to be available in digital format on Sahitya Akademi website

Kerala Sahitya Akademi is all set to bring the digital version of all literary works penned by Kumaran Asan, one of the Triumvirate ..


Children’s fiction writer Khyrunnisa in ‘Mathrubhumi Books’ on Nov 18

Kozhikode: Khyrunnisa A, the prize-winning author of children’s fiction, who created the iconic comic character ‘Butterfingers’ ..

Francis Norona

Francis Norona’s ‘Thottappan’ bags T V Kochubava Literary Award

Noted Malayalam author Francis Norona’s story ‘Thottappan’ has been selected for this year’s T. V. Kochubava ..

Subhash Chandran

How Subhash Chandran traced out fan who read his book in a crowded train

Writer Subhash Chandran shared a post on Facebook about how he finally traced out an anonymous reader who was seen reading a book of ..


Travelogue by MV Shreyams Kumar to be released at TVM

A collection of over 35 travelogues titled ‘Yathra Parayathe’ penned by Mathrubhumi Joint Managing Director M. V. Shreyams ..

Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond's stories to come alive as audio books in his own voice

New Delhi: Celebrated writer Ruskin Bond's beloved stories will find a new lease of life in the form of audio books, and that too ..

gomathi amma

Descendant of Kovalam poets Gomathi Amma passes away

Thiruvananthapuram: Descendant of Kovalam poets Gomathi Amma of Avaduthara passed away. She was 87. She is mother of Kovalam Radhakrishnan, ..


Unni R, VR Sudheesh, GR Indugopan, E Sandhya share Edasseri Award

Thrissur: This year’s Edasseri Award will be shared between four writers. Unni R., V. R. Sudheesh, G. R. Indugopan and E. Sandhya ..

literary companion

Mathrubhumi Weekly ‘Vishu’ Special Edition literary competition to resume next year

Kozhikode: The literary competitions for the ‘Vishu’ Special Edition of Mathrubhumi Weekly is resuming after a long break ..

T Padmanabhan

Author T Padmanabhan bags Balamani Amma Award

Kochi: Writer T. Padmanabhan has been selected for this year’s Balamani Amma Award instituted by Kochi International Book Festival ..

Nabaneeta Dev Sen

Sahitya Akademi awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen passes away

Kolkata: Sahitya Akademi awardee writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen died at her south Kolkata residence on Thursday after battling cancer, ..

Aatish Taseer

Writer Aatish Taseer stands to lose OCI card for concealing father’s Pak origin

New Delhi: British-born writer Aatish Ali Taseer stands to lose the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card as he allegedly concealed ..

Madhuri Vijay

JCB Prize winner Madhuri Vijay shortlisted for Rs 17 lakh worth DSC lit prize

London: Bengaluru-born Hawaii-based debutant author Madhuri Vijay, who has just been crowned with the Rs 25 lakh JCB Prize for Literature, ..

Anita Nair

World cannot be transformed through writing: Anita Nair

Sharjah: Indian English writer Anita Nair opined that she does not believe writing can transform the world. All writers are confronted ..

Madhuri Vijay

Madhuri Vijay wins Rs 25 lakh worth JCB Prize for Literature 2019

Jaipur: Debutant author Madhuri Vijay was on Saturday named the winner of the Rs 25 lakh JCB Prize for Literature, India's richest, ..

M. N. Karassery

M N Karassery bags Pravasa Kairali Literary Award

Writer-orator Dr. M. N. Karassery’s collection of literary articles titled ‘Thiranjedutha Sahithya Lekhanangal’ has ..

Rajasree R novel

1st edition sold out before release; Rajasree’s novel to be released on Nov 1 in Kozhikode

The novel ‘Kalyaniyennum Dakshayaniyennum Peraya Randu Sthreekalude Katha’ written by Dr. R. Rajasree was already popular ..

Women in Masjid

New book questions why 'tacit ban' prevents women from entering mosques

The book ‘Women in Masjid - A Quest for Justice’ penned by Ziya Us Salaam asks a fundamental question: Prophet Muhammed ..


Writer Karunakaran bags O V Vijayan Literary Award

Writer Karunakaran’s novel ‘Yuvavayirunna Onpathu Varsham’ has been selected for this year’s O. V. Vijayan ..

Ajay P Mangattu

Within 3 months of publishing, 10th edition of ‘Soosannayude Grandhappura’ to be out

Kozhikode: ‘Soosannayude Grandhappura’ is the debut novel of journalist and literary critic Ajay P. Mangad. The critically ..

Innocent and Sathyan Anthikkad

Sathyan Anthikkad played this trick to make Innocent act in 'Manassinakkare'

“Chirikku Pinnil” is a memoir written by actor Innocent about his experiences in the film industry. The book is written ..

Ignited comic

Former Marvel, DC writers pen superhero comics to address mass shootings

Los Angeles: Two US authors have found a novel way to address the mass shootings that regularly plunge their country into mourning ..

mathrubhumi book of the year award

Mathrubhumi institutes ‘Book of the Year’ award for best work in Indian literature

New Delhi: In order to motivate writers and publishers, ‘Mathrubhumi’ has taken a new step by instituting ‘Mathrubhumi ..

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods hopes to right the wrongs with memoir titled 'Back'

Los Angeles: Legendary golf player Tiger Woods is writing a book, called "Back", which he describes as his definitive story ..

unni r

Unni R’s book shortlisted for Atta Galatta Bangalore Literature Festival Book Prize

The English translations of books written by Malayalam writers Unni R. and Paul Chirakkarode are included in the shortlist for Atta ..

K. Satchidanandan

K Satchidanandan bags Joseph Mundassery Memorial Award

Thiruvananthapuram: Poet K Satchidanandan bagged this year’s Mundassery Memorial Award instituted by Prof. Joseph Mundassery ..

Bill Gates

Bill Gates’ book on fighting climate change coming next June

New York: Bill Gates is taking his fight against climate change to the printed page. Gates is working on “How to Avoid a Climate ..

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama comes out with a companion to memoir 'Becoming'

New Delhi: Former US First Lady Michelle Obama will come out next month with a companion to her memoir "Becoming" that will ..

Koodathai murder and Agatha Christie

How Koodathai murder is linked to a thriller by Agatha Christie?

The sensational murders of six family members in Koodathai of Kozhikode over a span of 14 years has a distant resemblance to the plot ..

Nehru and Mountbattens

When a crowd out to see Nehru in Singapore knocked over Edwina Mountbatten

New Delhi: During Jawaharlal Nehru's visit to Singapore in 1946, several people had gathered outside a community centre to welcome ..

Perumal Murugan

Perumal Murugan makes JCB Prize shortlist for 2nd year in a row

New Delhi: For the second year in a row, eminent Tamil novelist Perumal Murugan has made the short list of the Rs 25 lakh JCB Prize ..

book fair

Book fair at Viyyur jail: Prisoners buy books worth Rs 1 lakh in 4 hours

Thrissur: A book fair conducted in the Viyyur Central Prison on Gandhi Jayanti day turned into a historic event as the prisoners bought ..


Writer Yama receives CV Sreeraman Smrithi Award

Kunnamkulam (Thrissur): Author Yama bagged C. V. Sreeraman Smrithi Award instituted by C. V. Sreeraman Trust for young writers. Her ..

Gandhi autobiography for children

Gandhi’s autobiography for children – A book to teach kids about Gandhi

Renowned scientist Albert Einstein once told about Mahatma Gandhi that the generations to come will scarce believe that such a one ..

Narendra Modi

PM Modi appreciates Arunachal student's feedback on his book 'Exam Warriors'

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked a student named Aleena Taayang from Arunachal Pradesh for reading his book 'Exam Warriors' ..

Gandhi autobiography

Gandhi's autobiography in Malayalam outsells others

Gujarat might be Mahatma Gandhi's native state but it is 'God's own country' Kerala that has more takers for his autobiography ..

Greta Thunberg

Swedish teen Greta Thunberg triumphs where world leaders falter

There was much hope when the Paris Agreement on Climate Change was adopted in December 2015 to keep the increase in global average ..

Imran Khan reading Dalrymple's book

Imran Khan reading Dalrymple's 'The Anarchy' sets Twitter abuzz

Islamabad: A photograph of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan reading William Dalrymple's latest book 'The Anarchy' on ..

Author friends

Together, they wrote 30 books on environment

Normally two writers for a single book rarely happens. But there are two author friends in Thiruvananthapuram who have written a total ..


Kajol writes foreword of 'Sridevi: The Eternal Screen Goddess'

New Delhi: Actor Kajol has penned the foreword of the much-awaited book on the life and times of cinema legend Sridevi, announced Penguin ..

VJ James

VJ James bags Vayalar Literary Award for his novel ‘Nireeshwaran’

Thiruvananthapuram: Noted writer V. J. James bagged this year’s Vayalar Rama Varma Literary Award for the novel ‘Nireeshwaran’ ..

MK Sanu

Vayalar award row: MK Sanu criticises award selection

Kochi: Writer-orator Prof. M. K. Sanu has responded on the controversy over Vayalar Rama Varma Literary Award and his resignation from ..


100 Fish Recipes – A book to satisfy your craving for fish

Keralites are known for their fondness for fish delicacies. The traditional fish recipes as well as modern dishes have a special place ..