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5 Books to Warm Your Feminine Soul
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5 Books to Warm Your Feminine Soul

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 @ 01:20 PM
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Books and other art forms hold a mirror to the state of society and our lives in general. If there has ever been an efficient measure of how things are around the world, then that list would feature books right on the top. This Women’s Day, I have turned to books to define my feminine […]

When I can Love Again
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When I can Love Again

Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 09:55 AM
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This post is by a young and upcoming writer, Shreeradha Mishra, who has been toying with words and tugging at heartstrings since a very young age. I have had the privilege of hobnobbing with this child of Destiny thanks to a leaf each that we occupy on the same family tree. Reading this brought tears to […]

Romantic Bottom Lines: The V Day List
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Romantic Bottom Lines: The V Day List

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ 01:10 PM
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Books have the power to trigger active imagination and set one’s pulse racing with the mere thought of a wayward “what if”. This Valentine’s Day, gift your loved one a book or curl up with the tome of your choice – take a pick from this cool list of characters doomed in love, or those […]

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What is education if it does not probe and make the student look deep within to find a way to wreck magic on the world outside? Accordingly, ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education), one of the main evaluation and cirriculum setting bodies in Indian schools, has decided to do away with Hemingway and Shakespeare in […]

Four Reasons to Read Twinkle Khanna
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Four Reasons to Read Twinkle Khanna

Saturday, November 19, 2016 @ 01:38 PM
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I started off as an ardent fan of her columns and got hooked on to her book, Mrs Funny Bones. With her new book titled The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad, author, designer and former Bollywood starlet promises a punch as she remains steadfast in her dedication to tickle our funny bones and stop to smell […]

Crafting the Perfect Title for your Book
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Crafting the Perfect Title for your Book

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 @ 12:11 PM
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Busy writing your book under the tentative title? Sometimes, for all the inspiration in the world, the one thing that eludes you as you churn out your masterpiece and potential bestseller, is the perfect title. That perfect line, phrase or word that will capture the essence of your book and hold the reader’s attention long […]

The Lowland: Hitting a Literary High
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The Lowland: Hitting a Literary High

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 @ 12:48 PM
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The Lowland is a novel by famed writer Jhumpa Lahiri, winner of numerous awards and accolades. The book starts out simply enough, with the two brothers introduced in the strife ridden times when the Naxal movement first gained momentum. The two brothers are poles apart, differences that shown with subtle language and expressions. The political […]

Dreaming On
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Dreaming On

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 @ 10:14 AM
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Dreams of the Morrow is a book that rewrites the original fairy tales as we know them. Authored by Devangini Mahapatra, this work in progress gives each story a whole new ending in terms of the urban, grown up woman. Read this short passage from her book to know more! She woke up with a […]