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This World Book Day, pick up A Clear Blue Sky for a spark of hope

What better way to commemorate World Book Day, celebrated on April 23, than by picking up a book that’s a true reflection of the times we live in? A Clear Blue Sky is an anthology of poems and short stories by writers from India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan, whose poetry and prose hold up a mirror to the times. As it courses through subjects and emotions, it makes for a read that’s entertaining and stimulating in equal measure. With a foreword by Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy, this Flipkart special edition is a must-have on your bookshelf. Read more about it here.
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Remembering Gabriel García Márquez: 5 magical reads that capture the brilliance of the Nobel Laureate

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature as well as the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, Gabriel García Márquez left an indelible mark on the written word. In honor of his 92nd birth anniversary, revisit five of his most appreciated works. And if you’re new to Márquez’s brilliance, lose yourself in his fantastical universe.
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Pyjamas Are Forgiving: Bollywood’s Queen of Sass is back!

The bold and unforgiving Twinkle Khanna is back! With Pyjamas Are Forgiving, Twinkle plans to yet again, take us on a rollercoaster ride packed with one-of-a-kind humor, sharp wit and tons of food for thought. Here, we talk to her about her latest book, the journey of writing, and the adaptation of books to films in the Indian film industry.
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#QuizTheQuizmaster – Tweetchat With Siddhartha Basu, September 25, 2018

Arguably India’s foremost quiz master, Siddhartha Basu has had us racking our brains for decades. Now, with his new book Indian Century: A Quizzical History of the Makers and Making of Modern India, the quizzing wizard-turned-author is ready to sit down and answer some of our questions for a change! Join Flipkart Stories for a real time Twitter conversation with Siddhartha Basu on September 25, 11 am IST. Fill up the form to register your question now. Best audience questions win prizes!
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Talking funny: Sorabh Pant on flying accountants, writing & his favorite books

While establishing himself as one of India’s best comedians, Sorabh Pant has quietly made a second career for himself as a novelist. With a knack for edge-of-the-seat thrillers sprinkled with a healthy dose of humor, Pant has proved himself to be a capable, entertaining writer. In this interview, he speaks to us about his strict writing process, juggling literature with stand-up and his favorite authors.
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Celebrating Philip Roth, an American literary legend

A craftsman who dabbled in all formats of the written word — from fiction and non-fiction to criticism — the sheer number of awards that Philip Roth amassed in his prolific lifetime are a testament to his proficiency. Roth, who died on May 22, 2018 leaving behind a wealth of literature, continues to captivate the American literary imagination, as well as those influenced by it. Nemesis may have been Roth’s last published work but it represents just the tip of the iceberg of his oeuvre. Revisit Philip Roth’s legacy in this selection that you can add to your library from Flipkart’s bookshelves.
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The man in the white suit: Looking back at Tom Wolfe’s enigmatic writing

It is difficult to compartmentalize Tom Wolfe’s writing — it just does so much, all at once. Wolfe is regarded as one of the finest writers to have ever existed, credited with bringing New Journalism into the spotlight. Wolfe died on May 14, 2018, but his legacy will live on through writers, journalists and readers alike. Here’s a look at the life and works of one of the most prolific writers of our time.