At 85, Ruskin Bond’s penchant for walking has diminished, but his pen is as prodigious as ever. Comfortably ensconced in his cottage at Landour, the much-adored author reveals how he makes the mundane interesting, his fondness for newspapers and wrestling, and the book he reads the most.
In a candid conversation with Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he follows him and his wife Twinkle Khanna on social media, and also made light of Khanna's criticism of his policies.
An Australian author and poet, Dr. Anita Heiss has seeped conversations surrounding social justice and identity into popular fiction. ‘Growing Up Aboriginal In Australia’, ‘Am I Black Enough For You?’, ‘Not Meeting Mr. Right’, are some of the many books Heiss has authored and edited.
'One Hundred Years Of Solitude' will be adapted into a Spanish-language series and filmed largely in Márquez's home country of Colombia, with his sons, Rodrigo García and Gonzalo García Barcha, serving as executive producers.
Mirza Waheed's new novel, Tell Her Everything was released in Delhi recently. Outlook caught up with the author to talk about his latest book, his life as a writer, Kashmir and other interesting stuff.