User: fredericknoronha Topic: Fiction
Category: fiction
Last updated: Feb 19 2019 10:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The real 'Jaws': Great white shark's genetic secrets revealed 19.2.2019 Reuters: World News
The great white shark, one of the most fearsome predators in the world's oceans in both fact and fiction, is a formidable creature -- right down to its genes.
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What we talk about when we talk about translation (and its joys): Views from translators in the UK 17.2.2019 Scroll.in
A mash-up of conversations with the renowned international translators Ros Schwartz and Daniel Hahn during their visits to the Jaipur Literature Festival.
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What if our everyday emotions turned into diseases? This novel explores the possibilities 16.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Vikram Paralkar’s ‘The Afflictions’ identifies states of being through a unique fictional encyclopaedia.
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‘Sea of Lost Time’: An unfinished student film that found new life and meaning 16.2.2019 Scroll.in
The film was meant to be a graduation project for acting students at the Film and Television Institute of India.
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A science fiction conference in Kolkata showed that the genre has remained alive and well in Bengal 16.2.2019 Scroll.in
It is true, however, that Indian science fiction has been a bit of a stepchild of the Indian literary canon.
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Reliance Entertainment plans screen adaptation of Vineet Bajpai’s ‘Harappa’ trilogy 15.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The historical fiction series flits between the Indus Valley Civilisation and the present day.
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‘Love Death + Robots’: Netflix, David Fincher and Tim Miller present a bold animated series 15.2.2019 Scroll.in
The series, set to be out on March 15, includes 18 stories covering multiple genres, themes and animation styles.
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Reliance Entertainment acquires rights of 'Harappa Trilogy' 15.2.2019 Sify Finance
Anil D. Ambani-owned Reliance Entertainment has acquired the rights for motion picture, web-series, gaming and merchandising of Vineet Bajpai's "Harappa Trilogy".
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Chinese sci-fi movie 'The Wandering Earth' pulls in $440 million in 10 days 14.2.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
China's first science fiction blockbuster, "The Wandering Earth", has raked in 3 billion yuan ($443 million) in ticket sales in less than 10 days, putting it on track to become the country's highest-grossing ...
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A film reel finds new life as a toy in Rotterdam festival pick ‘That Cloud Never Left’ 12.2.2019 Scroll.in
Yashaswini Raghunandan delves into a world of toys, stories, labour and cinema to create a film that rests somewhere between fiction and documentary.
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‘Too late to reshoot?’ Thumbs down for Will Smith’s blue ‘hip-hop’ Genie from ‘Aladdin’ 12.2.2019 Scroll.in
Director Guy Ritchie wanted Genie to look like a ‘muscular 1970s dad’ and made Will Smith blue.
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Why I’ve collected 15 copies (and counting) of ‘Wuthering Heights’ for my private library 12.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
How Emily Bronte’s classic novel became a ‘source text’ for a literature student.
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The unreliable narrative of Dan Mallory aka AJ Finn is a commentary on getting ahead in publishing 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
What might this torrid tale tell us about the mental and physical health of the publishing industry?
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Colson Whitehead on ‘The Underground Railroad’: ‘There’s no rule about what I can write’ 10.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An interview with the American author about the Pulitzer prize-winning ‘The Underground Railroad’ and writing about history through the lens of fiction.
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‘Accuracy is everything’: Author and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore on how to write about the past 9.2.2019 Scroll.in
An interview with the historian, author and television presenter on access, objectivity and why the personal lives of powerful figures are important.
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To read Samanta Schweblin’s short stories is to expect a dry mouth and a loss of words 9.2.2019 Scroll.in
The stories in ‘Handful Of Birds’ were written before the Argentinian author’s acclaimed novella ‘Fever Dream’.
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'Nationalism, not Hindutva will be the big theme for 2019' 8.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'It is less polarising than Hindutva.'
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Union minister VK Singh seeks investigation into 2012 media report on ‘attempted military coup’ 7.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The former Army chief wrote to Narendra Modi on the matter after a news report claimed that someone in the Congress-led UPA government had planted the story.
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Behrouz Boochani wrote his novel in text messages. Now he has won Australia’s biggest literary prize 5.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A refugee and asylum-seeker, the Kurdish journalist and film-maker wrote his book as a political memoir of what he calls Manus Prison.
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Why the internet has not killed physical books off, and will not any time soon, either 4.2.2019 Scroll.in
Unlike music, books continue to thrive in physical form, accounting for the lion’s share of sales.
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