T.D Ramakrishnan, Ambikasuthan Mangad, Arjun Aravind

OV Vijayan memorial Literary Awards announced; TD Ramakrishnan, Ambikasuthan Mangad among winners

Palakkad: OV Vijayan Memorial Literary Awards 2021 have been announced here on Tuesday ..

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M T Vasudevan Nair unveils T Rajan’s book ‘Punathil Kunjabdulla: Oru Swapna Sanchari’
Transcending Boundaries - International Translation Day 2021
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Passionate about farming and reading, TVM man pens 240 books

'Book chit scheme' becomes huge hit; investors get favourite books in return

Edavanna (Malappuram): Similar to the chit fund schemes, a 'book chit scheme' also has been introduced here. The investors ..

Kabir Bedi

Writing my memoir was both cathartic and revelatory: Kabir Bedi

Looking back at his younger self, actor Kabir Bedi says he now sees himself with more compassion, more understanding. That the process ..


Books offered at Covid care centre in Ernakulam to motivate patients

Perumbavoor (Ernakulam): Covid patients undergoing treatment at domiciliary care centre (DCC) can now read books. Along with provisions ..

Dr Hari Kumar

Kerala doctor re-lives his days in Russia behind the 'iron curtain'

Thiruvananthapuram: A Kerala doctor Hari Kumar who studied medicine in the erstwhile USSR, after decades re-lives his life and times, ..

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With humour and heart, quelling curiosity about periods

What are periods? And why is it such a big secret, 11-year-old Aditya really wants to know. Ever since Rhea didi began getting brown ..

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Breathe the mountain air through these Himalayan recipes

Author and gastronomist Veena Sharma has always believed that ones kitchen is ones best pharmacy, providing us with the particular ..

V Suresh Kumar

V Suresh Kumar bags GV Books Literary Award

Kathiroor: The collection of stories titled 'EMSinte Prasangangal' penned by V Suresh Kumar has been selected for the GV ..

Kalki Koechlin

Kalki Koechlin debuts as writer with memoir on motherhood

New Delhi: After making waves with films like "Margarita with a Straw", "Yeh Jewani Hai Deewani" and "Zindagi ..

Harry Potter

'Harry Potter - A Magical Year' brings alive the Hogwarts' world

Here's a unique and beautiful gift book for every day of the year, celebrating the astonishing art of Jim Kay paired with magical ..

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A witty and touching tale about a woman who starts losing her memory

New Delhi: Fated to do and to die/only to remember/then forget/why try? Mrs S. Pankajam has always lived two lives: one of ordinary ..


Mothers are busy reading with children now; lockdown scheme becomes successful

Feroke (Kozhikode): While the schools remain shut during the Covid pandemic, mothers of students here are active with reading books ..

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'That Night' - A dark, twisted tale of friendship and betrayal

Natasha, Riya, Anjali and Katherine were best friends in college - each different from the other yet inseparable - until that night ..

Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri at new level of artistic achievement with 'Whereabouts'

Exuberance and dread, attachment and estrangement: with her new novel "Whereabouts", Jhumpa Lahiri stretches her themes to ..


'A Silent Place' - A novel about a forest that has been stunned into silence by grief

Clouds peck on vapour in the noonday sun/A day will come when rocks will/disappear/I want to save some rock/seeds against that time/If ..


Colleagues unaware of writer who penned 15 novels, 40 stories, 2 dramas

Thoppumpadi: Shalan is popular among Kochi people as a union leader. But even his colleagues are unaware of his story writing. He ..


Now search for books from library anywhere

Kollam: Now it will be possible to search books from libraries anywhere in the state from any corner of the world. Detailed data collection ..

Indra Nooyi

Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi's memoir to hit stands in September

New Delhi: A new book by trailblazing former chairperson and CEO of PepsiCo Indra Nooyi will recount her fascinating journey from her ..


Wheelchair-bound girl publishes 6 books; writes in both English, Malayalam

Nedumangad (Thiruvananthapuram): When she was in class 3, Nanditha lost her mobility and was bed ridden for a long time. She had to ..

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A true story of love lost and found in World War II

"Raj & Norah" is not only a thrilling account of love found, lost and reclaimed in the midst of World War II, it is also ..

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A satire on civil servants caught between ideals and thirst for success

A satire on the workings of the Indian civil service, Achala Moulik's "Rogues Among the Ruins" (Niyogi Books) employs ..

Kerala police

Edakkara police publishes collection of poems written during COVID times

Malappuram: Edakkara police released a collection of poems penned by the people during COVID lockdown. The book titled ‘Athijeevanam’ ..

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Retd teacher contributes 80 books to library on her 80th b'day

Azhikode (Kannur): A retired teacher set a model for all by contributing 80 books to the local library on her 80th birthday. Azhikode ..

M Jeevesh

M Jeevesh bags Vyloppilli Poetry Award for young writers

Thrissur: The collection of poetry titled ‘Mukkuvane Thirayunna Meenkunjungal’ written by young writer M Jeevesh has ..


'Elegy For The East' - fiction that reflects reality

Perceived from the eyes of the subaltern and the marginalised, this is a powerful narrative that would pull at the heartstrings of ..


Actor Innocent's books now available at discount rate

Actor Innocent is familiar to all Keralites. He has also played the roles of a politician and parliamentarian in real life. Besides, ..

TB Lal

Writer-journalist T B Lal bags Lalithambika Antharjanam Literary Award

Thiruvananthapuram: Writer and journalist T B Lal has been selected for this year’s Lalithambika Antharjanam Literary Award ..

M Leelavathy

Dr M Leelavathy bags this year's Guru Shreshta Award

Thrissur: Writer and educationist Dr M Leelavathy has been selected for this year's Guru Shreshta Award instituted by the All Kerala ..

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'Book Auto' to deliver books for kids who are stuck indoors during COVID times

Neyyattinkara (Thiruvananthapuram): When an autorickshaw beautifully decorated with balloons and posters comes to houses during this ..

Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

Of girls navigating cities

New Delhi: A trained engineer who went to IIM Calcutta, and after a decade long corporate career decided to pause and gift herself ..


Prithviraj fans donate books to school library in Malappuram

Malappuram: Celebrating actor Prithviraj’s birthday on Friday, Malappuram district committee of Prithviraj fans association donated ..

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Teacher selling books to raise funds for class 4 student's treatment

Eramangalam (Malappuram): A school teacher is selling books to raise funds for the treatment of a student. Ramya Babu, a teacher ..


One story from latest book by VR Sudheesh will be adapted into movie, says Director Ranjith

Actor-director Ranjith released the book ‘Kadukkachi Manga’ written by noted author V R Sudheesh. The book releasing was ..

Kudumbashree library

Kudumbashree initiates women's library to promote reading

Kodungallur (Thrissur): The concept of 'One Ayalkoottam five books' initiated by Eriyad panchayat and Kudumbashree units ended ..


'Janaka and Ashtavakra' is a quest for knowledge, liberation, enlightenment...

New Delhi: It might seem a mythological tale but in reality is about the search for knowledge, liberation, enlightenment, consciousness ..

Narayana Pisharody

Lockdown or not, this 80-yr-old writer never stops researching local history

Mattathur (Thrissur): Local historian M P Narayana Pisharody was planning to publish his 15th book in connection with his 80th birthday ..

Liya Shanavas

US literary magazine 'The Sun' pays Rs 1 lakh to Kerala girl's articles

Wandoor (Malappuram): The American literary magazine 'The Sun' gave Rs 1 lakh as remuneration to a Keralite girl for her ..

Arundhathi Subramaniam

More verb than noun, more seeker than spokesperson: Arundhathi Subramaniam

The best part about her territory of metaphors is that there are hidden corners of the heart, spaces where you are allowed to be ..

Ajijesh Pachat

Trailer of Ajijesh Pachat's latest novel 'Athirazhisoothram' released

Trailer video of the latest novel 'Athirazhisoothram' penned by young writer Ajijesh Pachat has been released. The book is ..

NA Naseer

Wildlife photographer NA Naseer's latest book 'Malamuzhakki' coming soon; pre-order now

Mathrubhumi Books is publishing the latest book penned by renowned wildlife photographer, writer and environmentalist N S Naseer. The ..

Kritika Pandey

India's Kritika Pandey wins Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020

London: India's Kritika Pandey was on Tuesday awarded the 5,000 pound Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 for "The Great Indian ..

MP Veerendra Kumar

MP Veerendra Kumar was a scholarly political leader of Kerala: John Brittas

Thiruvananthapuram: Kairali Channel Managing Director John Brittas opined that MP Veerendra Kumar was a scholarly political leader ..

Books home delivery

School arranges home delivery of books for kids staying at home

Kottayi (Palakkad): The children of Kottayi Keezhathoor ALP School who are staying at home following the COVID-19 safety protocol need ..


Recording books for visually challenged, this girl fulfills social responsibility through reading

Feroke (Kozhikode): Farshana's voice is turning into stories and poems for people who have no vision. Out of sheer social commitment, ..

TD Ramakrishnan

TD Ramakrishnan's novel based on Railways in Mathrubhumi weekly

Mathrubhumi weekly has started publishing the latest novel 'Pacha Manja Chuvappu' penned by T D Ramakrishnan, one chapter a ..