I visit the library a lot and its close proximity to my college is always an added advantage. Last day I had an interesting and creepy experience there. I met a farmer. Yes, that is precisely what he told me, very solemnly, drawing his two hands up and resting his cleft chin on it. I… Read More The Strange Meeting
Do you know a blogger? If she/he is a close friend, you might just have an idea how difficult that person’s life can get at times. If you don’t, I will endeavour to scratch the surface. If you are a blogger yourself, this post is a huge shoutout to you because I share the same… Read More Annoying Things That Bloggers NEED To Do
Welcome to January known among literature lovers as the month of literary festivals. Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival, an extraordinary event is the first of its kind to be fabricated by a book store. An amalgamation of the genres of poetry, novels, theatre, ranging from women issues, marginalised literature, social issues, regional literature, you name it,… Read More Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival
Who knew that the Japanese have a word for pretending not to be at home when someone rings the doorbell? Or there is a French word for describing the colour of a faded or dying leaf? Or even there is a Yiddish word for thinking of a witty comeback only when it is too late?… Read More Book Review: Wonder Words by Rituparna Sarkar
Organised by the joint efforts of both the Oxford Bookstore and Patrabharati, one of the leading publishers of Bengali literature, Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob has become the flag bearer of regional literary festivals. Held from the 16th to 18th November at Jorasanko Thakurbari, this Bengali Literature festival has been made extraordinary over the years through… Read More Counter or Computer- Where shall the reader go?
Nomoshkar, Poshchim Bangla! West Bengal, the major centre of literature in India has been a proud host of numerous literary festivals over the years. Innumerable notable personalities have graced these events which have been thronged by young and old alike, all extremely eager to catch a glimpse of their favourite author on stage or grab… Read More Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob
Kolkata is abuzz with the biggest book sale fest of the year- BookChor‘s Lock The Box where you gain access to over 1.5 lakh books that come at extremely reasonable prices. In fact, out of all the book fairs that I have visited, this happens to be my favourite. And it is only the first… Read More Things to remember when you visit BookChor’s Lock the Box Sale
Name of the book- Tradition Author- Brendan Kiely Language– English Genre- Young Adult Pages- 339 Publisher- Penguin Format- Paperback Synopsis Fullbrook Academy, an elite institution, is famous for the history that looms on its walls and the glamour that comes with it. The students are excessively rich and come from backgrounds fitting perfectly with the grandeur. However, everything… Read More Book Review: Tradition by Brendan Kiely