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Anybody even passingly familiar with the Indian blogging scene knows Jai Arjun Singh. A freelance columnist, reviewer and prolific blogger, he has recently written a monograph on the classic Indian cult film Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, and has also edited an anthology of film writing called The Popcorn Essayists: What Movies Do to Writers.   In this Q&A, I talked to him about blogging, freelancing, and cross-country interviewing.     Tell us a bit about...
Post by: Aditya Bidikar
Hussain S Zaidi’s books – Black Friday and Mafia Queens Of Mumbai – are controversial, packed with saucy details from the underworld and are full of drama and action to say the least. The non-fictional accounts of the incidents and lives of the people are so spicy, interesting, well-researched and varied that these books are bound to put any fiction to shame… We chat up with journalist-author Hussain S Zaidi who wrote his books after keepi...
Post by: Deepti Khanna
Rightly said, “never judge a book by its movie” stands tall and true with so many books and their weird movie versions. Here’s a list of some books that ruined the reading experience of the books.     The Time Traveler's Wife   The Time Traveler's Wife was the debut novel of American author Audrey Niffenegger. It is a love story about a man with a genetic disorder that causes him to time travel unpredictably, and about his wife, ...
Post by: Sonam Kapoor
LOS ANGELES -  Steve Job’s life will be screened by none other than the Oscar-winning screen writer Aaron Sorkin based on the best-selling biography by the co-founder of Apple and maker of iPods and iPads. The book ‘Steve Jobs’ was published late last year and has been Amazon's best-selling book of 2011, with a sale of more than 2.2 million hardcover copies. It looks like Sony Pictures Entertainment on Tuesday disclosed its plans to involv...
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   The BookChums theme of this week is Gothic Horror. The Gothic Horror or Gothic Fiction genre conjures images of melodrama, the supernatural, phantasmagorical, bloodied canine teeth, blood-dripping knives, dungeons, monsters, romance and damsels in distress – encapsulating all the necessary ingredients for spicy theatrical entertainment. While many readers would cynically label this genre as somewhat kitsch, it is not the real scenario; the reason is t...
Post by: Kabita Sonowal


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