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  • Hockney presents ‘Bigger Book’ at world’s largest book fair

    FRANKFURT: David Hockney presented the largest book ever devoted to his art on Tuesday, a limited-edition volume costing $2,500 that spans more than 60 years of work by one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century...

    “David Hockney: A Bigger Book” — a collaboration with publisher Taschen —weighs 35 kg (77 pounds), measures 50 by 70 cm (20 by 28 inches) when closed and comes with its own custom-made stand...

  • Prawn biryani on the beach

    Flipping through it, I came across a recipe for a prawn biryani...

    But it’s hard to get good local meat in Sri Lanka, so I thought I’d show Nandi, our wonderful housekeeper and cook, how to make a proper biryani...

  • CRICKET: BIRYANI, CURRY AND CRICKET

    He is the host, and his intensity is focused on cooking beef biryani and a chicken curry for his guests...

    But for now, via the medium of a simple plate of biryani and the conversation of grown men, I have come to know that this journey of discovery is not just for me...

  • Khicchdi and biryani

    Describing his experience with two actresses, Ranveer S has been quoted to have said that Priyanka C is like khicchdi and Deepika P is like biryani...

  • Food Stories: Mutton Dum Biryani

    I sat in the January cold of Michigan craving biryani, the painful realisation that my migration from Pakistan had taken me away from most desi delights...

    I rang the doorbell, and auntie warmly welcomed me to a delicious mutton biryani lunch...

  • Biryani on the brain

    India has mind-boggling and palate-numbing versions of the biryani...

    To understand the culinary culture of any state, all one needs to do is to understand how people make their biryani...

  • EPICURIOUS: Biryani versus pilau

    I might have written about my preference for a good pilau over a biryani previously: the former’s subtle fragrance and flavour beats the more robust taste of a biryani any day...

    So the other day, I decided to make fish biryani...

  • A biryani garnished with hate

    WE only learnt after his execution that Ajmal Kasab’s widely reported request for mutton biryani in jail was a myth...

    “Kasab never demanded biryani and was never served by the government,” the prosecutor confessed days after the man was dead...

  • Biryani or cricket?

    BIRYANI or cricket? Which one would you go for? If you are a Karachiite, you can choose both...

    Probably only a citizen of this frenetic metropolis could balance posters and signs for fours and sixes while gnawing chicken legs dotting the flimsy plastic box of steaming biryani...

  • Star authors en vogue at Frankfurt book fair

    FRANKFURT: Margaret Atwood, Dan Brown and Nicholas Sparks are among the big names descending on Frankfurt this week as the world’s oldest book fair glams up for the Instagram generation, hoping to wow the crowds with “live events” by star authors...

    And with France as this year’s guest country it’s not just writers who are getting top billing: President Emmanuel Macron is set to formally open the fair with Chancellor Angela Merkel on...

  • UoG first book fair opens

    GUJRAT: The University of Gujrat launched its first three-day book fair here on Monday at its Hafiz Hayat Campus...

    The book fair is being held at the main halls of Dr Mohammad Nizamuddin Central Library of the varsity...

  • Authors tackle gender norms at world’s largest book fair

    Visitors at this week’s Frankfurt book fair, the world’s largest publishing event, will be faced with a string of books for youngreaders that defy stereotypes and navigate today’s hot-button issues of transsexuality and gender fluidity...

    ” The picture book, aimed at children aged four and older,was written by Australian Jessica Walton who was inspired by her own father’s transition to a woman...

  • Book fair in Dir attracts youths in large numbers

    TIMERGARA: The Lower Dir district government in collaboration with the National Book Foundation (NBF) arranged a two-day book fair at the Timergara Rest House that was visited by hundreds of students, teachers and book lovers on Tuesday, the first day of the event...

    Deputy Commissioner Atta ur Rehman launched the fair during a function...

  • Karachi International Book Fair begins tomorrow

    KARACHI: The 13th Karachi International Book Fair organised by the Pakistan Publishers and Booksellers Association (PPBSA) in collaboration with the National Book Foundation will begin on Dec 7 and close on Dec 11 at the Expo Centre...

    In the beginning it had sought help from the media to arrange a book fair of international standard in the country...

  • NBF organises book fair in Mardan

    MARDAN: District nazim Himayatullah Mayar inaugurated a book fair at the Government Girls Higher Secondary School Shah, Dhand Baba, here on Monday...

    According to organisers, around 50,000 books on different subjects are on display at the event organised by the National Book Foundation to highlight the importance of books and increase the interest of the people, especially students, in them...

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