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  • Khushwant Singh

    Khushwant Singh

    Khushwant Singh is a name in Indian literally which no one can replace. He was not just a novelist rather a short story writer and a poem lover too. He was born in 1915 in Pakistan and has seen the India Pakistan partition with his eyes and from thats where the realism comes in the Singh's books. He is a sensitive artist who uses his social realism like a jewel in his creations.He has written five novels besides a large number of works on other subjects. He is a perfect combination of westren education and the Indian heart. He understood the problems of contemporary India sensitively. Indian novelists have a passionate awareness of life in India - the social awakening and protest, the poverty and hunger of the peasants, various dimensions of the struggle for independence the pain of partition, social and political changes along with inner life of the sensitive, suffering individuals.Khushwant Singh, like other Indian writers , explores social, political realities of contemporary Indian life. His main concern was the common man and the reality realted to them . He has established himself as a distinguished novelist of social realism with his first novel, Train to Pakistan.He has written his first book with his own experience and that's why we see realism in his stories. Unlike other writers, Khushwant Singh finds his inspiration from the atonishing variety of life and his vision for the society and realism is truly understandable. Most of Khushwants's critic say that the subject of realistic potrayal of sex and voilence. But sex and voilence are not the only realities depicted in social realistic novels of Khushwant Singh but it also depicts the real present picture of the society, encompassing social humanity.Khushwant Singh's fictional world indicates the richness and depth of his apprehension of reality. He used to with various aspects of social reality. He was the oldest living monument of Delhi. Read More

  • Chetan Bhagat

    Chetan Bhagat

    Chetan Bhagat is a man with different professions he is an Author, columnist, motivational speaker, screenwriter, television personality, Producer and an IITian with mechanical branch and an IIMA graduate. Chetan Bhagat worked for Goldman Sachs an ivestment banking company in their Hong Kong office as an investment banker nearly for 10 years and wrote a novel “FIVE POINT SOMEONE” (2004) which becomes a best seller and then he wrote many amazing and bestselling books 1. Five Point Someone (2004) 2. One Night @ Call Center (2005) 3. The 3 Mistakes of My Life (2008) 4. 2 states (2009) 5. Revolution 2020 (2011) 6. What Young India Wants (2012) 7. Half Girlfriend (2014) 8. Making India Awesome (2015) 9. One Indian Girl (2016) All these books are best-selling books and One Indian Girl broke the record of pre- booking, and out of those 9 books 5 have inspired Bollywood films (Kai Po Che, 2 states, 3 idiots, Half girlfriend and Hello) The New York Times honored Chetan Bhagat as “the biggest selling English language novelist in India” “FIVE POINT SOMEONE” This book teaches you to how to live life in college and how to get into IIT, this book is based on three hostel mates: Alok, Hari and Ryan and describes their journey in IIT and this book is about their friendship, their future, their love life, and their struggle to survive in IIT. The book is full of excitement, drama and love. 3 idiots a blockbuster Bollywood movie is based on this book. This book clears every question of an engineer like Do under performers have a right to live? Will they make it? Etc. Read More

  • Khaled Hosseini

    Khaled Hosseini

    Khaled Hosseini is an Afghan-born American novelist and physician. He has written three novels, all of which are at least partially set in Afghanistan. Hosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan on March 4 1965. His father worked as a diplomat, and whenHosseini was 11 years old, the family moved to France. Four years later, they applied for asylum in the United States, where he later became a citizen. Hosseini did not return to Afghanistan until 2001 at the age of 36, where he "felt like a tourist in [his] own country". In interviews about the experience, he admitted to sometimes feeling survivor's guilt for having been able to leave the country before the Soviet invasion and subsequent wars. After graduating from college, he worked as a doctor in California, an occupation that he felt bonded to like "an arranged marriage." He retired from medicine after publishing his first novel, The kite Runner in 2003. It spent 101 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list, four of them at number one. His second novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, came out in 2007. It was a Times Best Seller for 103 weeks, 15 at number one. His third book, And The Mountains Echoed was published in 2013. It debuted near the top of the Times list and remained on it for 33 weeks until January 2014. Hosseini is married to Roya Hosseini, a lawyer. They have two children, Haris and Farah. He lives in Northern California with his family. Read More

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  • Arundhati Roy

    Arundhati Roy

    Arundhati Roy is an Indian writer, best known for her book The God of Small Things (1997), which won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1997. She was born in Shillong, Meghalaya, India. Her parents were Rajib Roy, a Bengali Hindu tea plantation anager from Calcutta and Mary Roy, a Malayali Syrian Christian women's rights activist from Kerala. When she was two, her parents divorced, and she returned with her mother and brother to Kerala. For some time, the family lived with her maternal grandfather in Ooty, Tamil Nadu. When she was 5, the family moved back to Kerala, where her mother started a school. Roy began writing her first novel, The God of Small Things, in 1992, completing it in 1996. The book is semi-autobiographical in nature. It captures a major part of her childhood experiences in Aymanam. This book gave Arundhati Roy international fame and was also a commercial success. After that she wrote several non-fiction books which includes The End of Imagination (a critique against the Indian government's nuclear policies), The Algebra of Infinite Justice, Listening to Grasshoppers, War Talk and Walking with Comrades. Her second novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, was published in June 2017, 20 years after her first novel. It has been chosen for the Man Booker Prize 2017 Long List. She currently lives in Delhi. Read More

  • Stephen Edwin King

    Stephen Edwin King

    Stephen Edwin King was conceived in Portland, Maine in 1947, the second child of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King. After his folks isolated when Stephen was a little child, he and his more established sibling, David, were raised by his mom. Part of his youth were spent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his dad's family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut. At the point when Stephen was eleven, his mom took her youngsters back to Durham, Maine, for good. Her folks, Guy and Nellie Pillsbury, had turned out to be crippled with maturity, and Ruth King was convinced by her sisters to assume control over the physical care of the elderly couple. Other relatives gave a little house in Durham and money related help. After Stephen's grandparents passed away, Mrs. Ruler looked for some kind of employment in the kitchens of Pineland, a close-by private office for the simple-minded. Stephen went to the syntax school in Durham and after that Lisbon Falls High School, graduating in 1966. From his sophomore year at the University of Maine at Orono, he composed a week by week segment for the school daily paper, THE MAINE CAMPUS. He was additionally dynamic in understudy governmental issues, filling in as an individual from the Student Senate. He came to help the counter war development on the Orono grounds, touching base at his position from a moderate view that the war in Vietnam was illegal. He moved on from the University of Maine at Orono in 1970, with a B.A. in English and met all requirements to instruct on the secondary school level. A draft board examination instantly post-graduation discovered him 4-F on grounds of hypertension, constrained vision, level feet, and punctured eardrums. Stephen made his first expert short story deal ("The Glass Floor") to Startling Mystery Stories in 1967. All through the early years of his marriage, he kept on pitching stories to men's magazines. A large number of these were later assembled into the Night Shift gathering or showed up in different treasurys. Toward the finish of the mid year of 1973, the Kings moved their developing family to southern Maine as a result of Stephen's mom's falling flat wellbeing. Leasing a mid year home on Sebago Lake in North Windham for the winter, Stephen composed his next-distributed novel, initially titled Second Coming and afterward Jerusalem's Lot, before it turned into 'Salem's Lot, in a little room in the carport. Amid this period, Stephen's mom kicked the bucket of growth, at 59 years old. In 1977, the Kings burned through three months of an anticipated year-long remain in England, cut the stay off and returned home in mid-December, acquiring another home in Center Lovell, Maine. Subsequent to living there one summer, the Kings moved north to Orrington, close Bangor, with the goal that Stephen could instruct exploratory writing at the University of Maine at Orono. The Kings came back to Center Lovell in the spring of 1979. In 1980, the Kings obtained a moment home in Bangor, holding the Center Lovell house as a mid year home. Stephen is of Scots-Irish heritage, stands 6'4" and weighs around 200 pounds. He is blue-peered toward, reasonable cleaned, and has thick, dark hair, with an ice of white most detectable in his facial hair, which he now and then wears between the apocalypse Series and the opening of baseball spring preparing in Florida. Once in a while he wears a mustache in different seasons. He has worn glasses since he was a kid. He has put some of his school sensational society experience to utilize doing cameos in a few of the film adjustments of his acts and also a bit part in a George Romero picture, Knightriders. Joe Hill King likewise showed up in Creepshow, which was discharged in 1982. Stephen made his directorial make a big appearance, and also composing the screenplay, for the motion picture Maximum Overdrive (an adjustment of his short story "Trucks") in 1985. Read More

  • John Green

    John Green

    John Michael Green is the author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, and The Fault in Our Stars. He is an American author, vlogger, writer, producer, actor and editor. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on august 24,1977. John grew up in Orlando, Florida. Then he attended Indian Springs School and then Kenyon College. While living in Chicago for several years, he worked for the book review journal Booklist as a publishing assistant and production editor. Along with this, he was also writing his first book, Looking for Alaska. He won the 2006 Printz Award for Looking for Alaska. An Abundance of Katherines, which was his second novel, was a runner-up for the Printz Award. In 2008, his third novel, Paper Towns, debuted at number five on The New York Times Best Seller list for children's books, and the novel was made into the film Paper Towns in 2015. His sixth book, The Fault in Our Stars, was released in January 2012. It debuted at number one on The New York Times Best Seller list. John Green, aside from being a novelist, is also a well-known YouTuber. He launched the VlogBrothers channel with his brother, Hank Green, in 2007. Since then, John and Hank have created a total of 11 online series, including Crash Course, an educational channel teaching Literature, History, and Science, etc. He currently lives in Indianapolis with his wife and children. Read More

  • NICHOLAS CHARLES

    NICHOLAS CHARLES

    Nicholas Charles Sparks was born December 31, 1965 in in Omaha, Nebraska. He is an American romance novelist, screenwriter and producer. He has published eighteen novels and two non-fiction books. Several of his novels have become international bstsellers, and eleven of his romantic-drama novels have been adapted to films. When he was 19 years old, Nicholas Sparks was inspired to start writing by a remark from his mother. Sparks penned his first novel in 1985, The Passing, while he was home for the summer between freshman and sophomore years at Notre Dame. This novel was never published. He wrote another novel in 1989, which was also unpublished, The Royal Murders. After college, Sparks sought work with publishers and to attend law school, but was rejected. He then spent the next three years trying other careers, including real estate appraisal, waiting tables, selling dental products by phone and starting his own manufacturing business. In 1990, Sparks co-wrote with Billy Mills Wokini: A Lakota Journey to Happiness and Self- Understanding. In 1992, Sparks began selling pharmaceuticals. In 1993 was transferred to Washington, D.C.. There that he wrote another novel in his spare time, The Notebook. Two years later, he was discovered by literary agent Theresa Park, who picked The Notebook out of her agency's slush pile, liked it, and offered to represent him. The novel was published in October 1996 and made the New York Times best-seller list in its first week of release. Read More

  • Ruskin Bond

    Ruskin Bond

    British descendent but a recognised Indian author, Ruskin Bond, presently living in Mussoorie(India) is well-known for his works influenced by his childhood life in the hill stations at the foothills of the Himalayas, which has played a great role inthe development of children literature. On writing for children, he said, "I had a pretty lonely childhood and it helps me to understand a child better." Being a writer for over 50 years, Bond experimented with different genres; early works include fiction, novella with some being autobiographical reflecting his Anglo-Indian experiences and the changing political, social and cultural aspects of India, having been through colonial, postcolonial and post-independence phases of India. His earlier works were written without being meant for any particular section of the society. Few of his initial children novels weren’t actually meant for kids but was aimed at a multitude of audiences but was trimmed to a book of children centred audience on the publisher’s request. He has received Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992 for Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra, was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in 2014. Rusty is a fictional orphaned sixteen year old Anglo-Indian boy living in Dehradun created by Ruskin Bond. He lost his parents at a young age and started living with his guardian Mr. John Harrison who happens to be a strict person by nature. Rusty is a inspired character and was used to depict Ruskin Bond’s past.He wrote his first novel, The Room on the Roof, at the age of 17 which was later published when he was of the age of 21 which was semi-autobiography with Rusty as the lead. He likes to call himself a "visual writer" because he usually first imagines the plot of any short story he writes as if its like a film and then notes it down. Read More

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  • J.K. Rowling

    J.K. Rowling

    Joanne Rowling was conceived in Yate, close Bristol, a couple of miles south of a town called Dursley ("Harry Potter's" Muggle-family). Her dad Peter Rowling was a designer for Rolls Royce in Bristol as of now. Her mom, Anne, was half-French and halfScottish. They met on a prepare as it exited King's Cross Station in London. Her sister Diana is around 2 years more youthful than Joanne. In 1971, Peter Rowling moved his family to the close-by town of Winterbourne (still in the Bristol region). Amid the family's habitation in Winterbourne, Jo and Di Rowling were companions with neighborhood youngsters, Ian and Vikki Potter. In 1974, the Rowling family moved once more, this opportunity to Tutshill, close to the Welsh bordertown of Chepstow in the Forest of Dean and over the Severn River from the more prominent Bristol range. Rowling confesses to having been somewhat of a daydreamer as a youngster and started composing stories at six years old. In the wake of leaving Exeter University, where she read French and Classics, she began fill in as an educator yet wandered off in fantasy land about turning into an author. One day, stuck on a postponed prepare for four hours amongst Manchester and London, she conjured up a kid called "Harry Potter". That was in 1990. It took her six years to compose the book. Meanwhile, she went to instruct in Portugal, wedded a Portuguese TV writer, had her girl, Jessica, separated her better half and came back to Britain when Jessica was only three months old. She went to live in Edinburgh to be close to her sister, Di. Her sudden penury influenced her to understand that it was "luck run dry time" and she chose to complete her "Harry Potter" book. She sent the original copy to two specialists and one distributer, looking into likely prospects in the library. One of these specialists that she picked aimlessly in view of the way that she enjoyed his name, Christopher Little, was quickly dazzled by the original copy and marked her on as his customer inside three days. Amid the 1995-1996 time period, while planning to get the original copy for "Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone" distributed, Rowling filled in as a French instructor in Edinburgh. A few distributers turned down the original copy before Bloomsbury consented to buy it in 1996. Read More

  • Jane Austen

    Jane Austen

    An English novelist, Jane Austen known for her realism and criticism in her plots relating to the dependence of women on marriage in order to gain a favourable social status in her six major novels. Jane’s nephew’s novel, A memoir of Jane Austen, stated the outbreak of her recognition of her literary art and compelling heart-touching writings. Austen is an inspiration to a large number of literary anthologies greatly influencing the literary world. Her novels have inspired many films, from 1940’s Pride and Prejudice to many recent productions. Austen had a natural talent when it came to phrasing the thoughts of her characters into some humorous content along with bluntly put ironical sarcasm. Her work shows critique related to the second half of the eighteenth century put ironically. With the official printing of novels like Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park and Emma , she had achieved success as a published writer. Austen was sent to Oxford to study along with her sister but was soon sent back as she caught Typhus and almost died because of that and was from then home educated, until she attended boarding school in Reading with her sister from early in 1785 at the Abbey School Housee ruled by Mrs La Tournelle. Read More

  • William Wordsworth

    William Wordsworth

    On April 7, 1770, William Wordsworth was conceived in Cockermouth, Cumbria, England. Wordsworth's mom kicked the bucket when he was eight—this experience shapes a lot of his later work. Wordsworth went to Hawkshead Grammar School, where his adoraton for verse was solidly settled and, it is trusted, he made his initially endeavors at verse. While he was at Hawkshead, Wordsworth's dad passed on abandoning him and his four kin vagrants. After Hawkshead, Wordsworth learned at St. John's College in Cambridge and before his last semester, he set out on a mobile voyage through Europe, an ordeal that impacted the two his verse and his political sensibilities. While visiting Europe, Wordsworth came into contact with the French Revolution. This experience and an ensuing period living in France, realized Wordsworth's advantage and sensitivity for the life, inconveniences, and discourse of the "normal man." These issues ended up being absolutely critical to Wordsworth's work. Wordsworth's soonest verse was distributed in 1793 in the accumulations An Evening Walk and Descriptive Sketches. While living in France, Wordsworth considered a little girl, Caroline, with only one parent present; he cleared out France, nonetheless, before she was conceived. In 1802, he came back to France with his sister on a four-week visit to meet Caroline. Soon thereafter, he wedded Mary Hutchinson, an adolescence companion, and they had five youngsters together. In 1812, while living in Grasmere, two of their kids—Catherine and John—kicked the bucket. Similarly imperative in the beautiful existence of Wordsworth was his 1795 meeting with the writer Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It was with Coleridge that Wordsworth distributed the acclaimed Lyrical Ballads (J. and A. Curve) in 1798. While the lyrics themselves are the absolute most powerful in Western writing, it is the introduction to the second release that remaining parts a standout amongst the most vital demonstrations of a writer's perspectives on the two his art and his place on the planet. In the prelude Wordsworth composes on the requirement for "regular discourse" inside sonnets and contends against the chain of command of the period which esteemed epic verse over the verse. Wordsworth's most popular work, The Prelude (Edward Moxon, 1850), is considered by many to be the most distinguished accomplishment of English sentimentalism. The ballad, overhauled various circumstances, accounts the profound existence of the artist and imprints the introduction of another sort of verse. Despite the fact that Wordsworth chipped away at The Prelude for the duration of his life, the ballad was distributed after death. Wordsworth spent his last years settled at Rydal Mount in England, voyaging and proceeding with his open air journeys. Crushed by the passing of his little girl Dora in 1847, Wordsworth apparently lost his will to make ballads. William Wordsworth kicked the bucket at Rydal Mount on April 23, 1850, leaving his significant other Mary to distribute The Prelude three months after the fact. Read More

  • Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie

    One of the famous crime novelist, Agatha Christie is primarily known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short stories circulating around her fictitious detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. Christie is by record the best-selling novelist of all ime noted in the Guinness World Records and her works come third in terms of being published just after Shakespeare and The Bible. Just like any other write, she also faced rejections that too six times but that didn’t stop her from writing and presenting her work to the world. The Mysterious Affair at Styles was her first successful work as a writer featuring her famous detective Hercule Poirot. She’s known as the “The Queen of Crime”. She provided the world with the classic mystery structure : a murder is committed involving a number of suspects who are all concealing some sort of a secret and the protagonist of her story (the detective) is the one who sets out to uncover these secrets over the whole course of the storyline. She’s a master of suspense and plotting. Christie is also the creator of world’s longest-running play about a murder mystery, The Mousetrap. This play holds the record for the longest initial-run by a play and is still running. She remains the most translated individual author as per Index Translation stats– having been translated into at least 103 languages. She was the first recipient of the Grand Master Award, the highest honor a mystery writer could receive. Read More

  • OSCAR WILDE

    OSCAR WILDE

    Irish poet and one of London’s best playwright, remembered for his epigrams and plays, Oscar Wilde wrote in multiple forms throughout the 1880s. Wilde was a well-known personality in his days for his outstanding communication and conversational skill, and wit. He was an excellent classicist and was known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism where he tried his hand at various literary possibilities, led by two of his tutors, Walter Pater and John Ruskin. Around the 1890s, he clarified and refined his views about the superiority of art in form of dialogues and essays and incorporated all these ideas into what would be his only novel, The Picture Of Dorian Gray. In order to incorporate larger political and social views, he wrote a drama, Salome, which was refused a licence to be played or viewed in England due to prohibition on portrayal of Biblical figures and subjects on stage. Wilde’s personal life was in a turmoil after he had his lover’s father prosecuted for criminal libel but had to consequently drop the charges due to some disinterred evidence which led to his own arrest and trial for indecency with men and was jailed for 2 years. Upon his release, he vowed to never return to Ireland or Britain.m He died at the age of 46 due to meningitis, then called cerebral meningitis. Read More

  • GILLIAN FLYNN

    GILLIAN FLYNN

    Gillian Flynn was born February 24, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri. She is an American author, screenwriter, comic book writer and former television critic for Entertainment Weekly. Flynn has published three novels, which are all thrillers: Sharp bjects, Dark Places, and Gone Girl. While growing up, Flynn was "painfully shy" and found escape in reading and writing. Flynn's father used to take her to watch horror movies. She received her undergraduate degrees in English and journalism from the University of Kansas. She spent two years in California, writing for a trade magazine for human resources professionals. Then she moved to Chicago and attended Northwestern University for a master's degree in Journalism, in 1997 Flynn initially wanted to work as a police reporter, but she chose to do writing, as she discovered she had "no aptitude" for police reporting. She says that she is a writer due to her 15-some years in journalism. Some critics have accused Flynn of unflattering depiction of female characters in her books. Flynn identifies herself as a feminist and feels that feminism allows for women to be bad characters in literature. She says that she has grown weary of the “the spunky heroines, brave rape victims, soul- searching fashionistas”. She particularly mourns the lack of good, potent, female villains. Read More

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