Testament of Youth (2015) I Trailer Release (Video)


The movie is based on the real life story of a British woman’s (Vera Brittain) autobiography (first published in 1933), who loses her fiancée (Roland Leighton) and brother (Edward) during World War prompting her to put her plans of joining Oxford University on the back burner and instead nurse (being associated with Voluntary Aid Detachment)Continue reading “Testament of Youth (2015) I Trailer Release (Video)”

Sabad – A World Poetry Festival brings global poets to Delhi


The Sahitya Akademi in association with Ministry of Culture, Government of India has organized the Sabad – A World Poetry Festival (21-24 March 2014) to mark the celebrations of 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda and 100th year of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s receiving of  the Nobel Prize. “Verses which will be recited here celebrate theContinue reading “Sabad – A World Poetry Festival brings global poets to Delhi”

What does Christopher Morley thinks of books?


“When you sell a man a book you don’t sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue- you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humor and ships at sea by night- there’s all heaven and earth in a book, a real book.” – Chirstopher Morley Source: Christopher Morley LiteraryContinue reading “What does Christopher Morley thinks of books?”

Stephen King isn’t going to release Joyland’s digital version anytime soon


  Stephen King, who has been a supporter e-book format is going for print-only format for his latest book. Although Stephen King has released his books on e-book platforms in the past but this time he’s not in the mood to bring out a digital version of his latest novel, Joyland. “I have no plansContinue reading “Stephen King isn’t going to release Joyland’s digital version anytime soon”

Researchers claim William Shakespeare was callous businessman


Not most of us would associate the professional traits of a Hoarder, moneylender, and tax dodger with William Shakespeare. This may be shocking news for all Shakespeare fans but according to a group of academic researchers, Shakespeare had all these traits in him. The researchers argue that the novelist was a callous businessman who madeContinue reading “Researchers claim William Shakespeare was callous businessman”

Literature Nobel Prize winner Mo Yann thinks censorship is important


-Nobel winner for literature Mo Yann says at the news conference at Stockholm that censorship is like airport security checks and sometimes it becomes impertinent. Mo Yann has been criticized in the past for close ties with China’s Communist Party. -Mo says that censorship should not be allowed to curtail the truth but should beContinue reading “Literature Nobel Prize winner Mo Yann thinks censorship is important”

Rare Pictures of Mark Twain shared on his birth anniversary


– English Literature lovers around the world know about the contribution made by Mark Twain to the area of study. Several functions and literary gatherings may have been constituted to pay respects to this gargantuan personality in modern English literature on the occasion of his birth anniversary (30th November). – Though” Mark Twain” is  theContinue reading “Rare Pictures of Mark Twain shared on his birth anniversary”

Pulitzer Center report indicates China’s attempt to lure back its intellectual capital to fuel its economic development in future


Looks like China has realized the relevance of their intellectual capital off late and now is going leaps and bounds to bring them back. According to the recent report by “Pulitzer Center On Crisis Reporting” many critical insights have been surfaced. China is giving this strategy of luring back its brain drain into the countryContinue reading “Pulitzer Center report indicates China’s attempt to lure back its intellectual capital to fuel its economic development in future”

Real Heroes honored: There’s always a ray of hope out there


Maintaining the dignity and honor of any community cannot be achieved by lip service alone. Empty claims soon reveal the intention of people making them and even the people who hears these claims and still don’t bother to take a step ahead, even after realizing the truth behind these claims. For those who do, theyContinue reading “Real Heroes honored: There’s always a ray of hope out there”