A short story written for a competition in India. It made it to the short-list. Continue reading rock, paper, scissors
I first chanced upon the idea of this book called Mr. Bliss at Brainpickings.org. Honestly, till then, I thought that Tolkien had only writtenLOTR, which I read as a college kid years ago and that his name had only one R. (His full name John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.) The pictures of the book looked really interesting, and I was curious to read it. How would … Continue reading mr. bliss, tolkien and some thoughts
My interview of these two daring mothers, entrepreneurs and authors of a children’s book that I think rocks a super cool idea. First Published at Talking Cranes: Celebrating Names with Pooja and Deepa. Celebrating Names with Pooja and Deepa When Deepa said she was publishing her first book, I was excited as a friend and wanted to go out and buy it. Little did I know … Continue reading celebrating names with pooja and deepa
August has gone by and I have not finished 100 books. I was not sure if my challenge was for the end of August or by the beginning. And because I would rather have more time, going with the END of August! And here we go – the last set 🙂 [Read the previous posts of this series: Books 1 – 27 here. Books 28 – 41 here.] Books 42 – … Continue reading 100 books in 365 days: did i manage?
i am swimming in an ocean of images, of coherent thoughts, of brilliant cliches and hardworking words… i am traveling, lunching in multiple cities, dreaming in new continents, sleeping in different beds and trying to understand life through another’s strife. i am seeing a new part of myself as i discover my own roots too! the brilliance of stories. presenting the list of books done … Continue reading 100 books in #365days by August 2014 – where am i today?
given my hand issue (like calling it that) and me being told to stay away from the computer, i set up a target (unrealistic, i realise now, but it’s been set and i want try to chase it. no i won’t cheat and read books with just 10 pages!) 100 BOOKS IN 365 DAYS. from august 2013 to august 2014. 5 months into the challenge and … Continue reading 100 books in 365 days by august 2014: where am i today?
THE END OF BOOKS? so much is changing around us; the way we consume art definitely is! this article made me think about books, reading and me… so a tangential stream of wandering… there was a time when ‘new ideas’, ‘broadening horizons’, ‘learning different cultures’ and all those other brilliant things were attributed to books, definitely for me! but is that true even today? i … Continue reading interesting articles i’ve been reading this week