J K Rowling
Opinion  /  Published 02.04.22

Rishi Sunak and Infosys shares

Muddy waters The chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak, is discovering that sometimes there is only one thing worse than being unsuccessful: being successful. The manner in which he has been targe...
By Amit Roy

Opinion  /  Published 22.12.21

Letters to the Editor: Quidditch, but no longer Quidditch

Play it right Sir — One need not attend a school of wizardry to enjoy Quidditch. Much to the delight of fans of Harry Potter, the game began being played in real life from 2005. But die-ha...
By The Telegraph

Books  /  Published 26.08.21

Ranjeet Pratap on Pratilipi and more

Tell us a little about the audiobooks space and its evolution over the years. For different use cases different formats work a little better. For example, the three major formats that we have today a...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 04.12.20

Wasted opportunity

That this should be the main takeaway from Troubled Blood is deeply unfortunate for a number of reasons. First, it is difficult to fathom how a writer hailed for the Harry Potter s...
By Nayantara Mazumder

Books  /  Published 19.11.20

J.K. Rowling’s new book The Ickabog

What was the feeling like holding the physical copy of The Ickabog in your hands? Sai Prasad: It was like a dream come true. It was a very good feeling holding the book in my own hands for the first ...
By Shrestha Saha


World  /  Published 29.08.20

Rowling returns US award after criticism

J.K. Rowling has returned the Ripple of Hope Award from Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights after the group criticised the author for her recent comments on transgender people. Rowling was bestowed with t...
By PTI in London

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.18

Governor help and Rowling solace

Suranjan Das, the vice-chancellor of Jadavpur University, on Monday used what was possibly his last convocation speech to publicly thank the governor for helping him navigate through “trying circums...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 16.11.18

Fantastic Beasts 2 is an embarrassment of riches

The team behind Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald throws an awful lot at the screen during this clotted two-hour-plus diversion, the latest instalment in the J.K. Rowling-verse. As is often ...
By Manohla Dargis/The New York Times News Service

Books  /  Published 15.05.20

Popular page-turners on digital platforms

There is always something fun to do online thanks to initiatives by bookstores like Starmark who are trying their best to add value to their patrons’ lives in the middle of this pandemic. The doors ...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 13.11.18

Childhood revisited with our favourite authors

By Rushati Mukherjee


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