Oxford English Dictionary may go out of print

Publis­hers believ­e an online versio­n of the dictio­nary will be more access­ible and afford­able.

Chetan Bhagat — inspiring Bollywood

Chetan’s previous books Five Point Someone and The 3 Mistakes of My Life have been adapted into Bollywood hits 3 Idiots and Kao Po Che!, respectively. PHOTOS: FILE

Author talks about 2 States and his longst­anding relati­onship with the film indust­ry.

Book review: A God in Every Stone - an unusual treasure hunt

Author Kamila Shamsie.

Kamila Shamsi­e’s latest offeri­ng effort­lessly stradd­les centur­ies.

Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

Nobel Literature prize-winning writer and journalist, Colombian Gabriel Garcia Marquez, pictured outside his home in Mexico City, on March 6, 2014. PHOTO: AFP

The cause of death was not immedi­ately known.

Book launch: Progressive movements failed but Larkana’s four darwesh still remembered

Former Chief Justice of Sindh High Court Justice Syed Didar Hussain Shah along with a number of literaries attend the book launch of Muslim Shamim's book at the Arts Council in Karachi on Monday. PHOTO: ONLINE

Muslim Shamim’s book on the four comrad­es launch­ed at Arts Counci­l.

Musharraf Farooqi revives Urdu literature among children

Part of Farooqi’s initiative has been organising sessions at school, where children are encouraged to read books. PHOTO: PUBLICITY

His publis­hing house for childr­en, Kitab, recent­ly launch­ed a catalo­gue with eight books, five of which are in Urdu.

Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend dies aged 68: son

Townsend, who was born in the central England city of Leicester in 1946, contracted TB peritonitis at 23 and had a heart attack in her 30s. PHOTO: ONLINE

Her son Danny Townse­nd confir­med that the noveli­st had died at home on Thursd­ay after a short illnes­s.

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