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West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

Going the extra mile, with books and pills

Malda’s Alam and Nasrin also started free health camps  for needy families during the pandemic for the same reason. “Healthcare for the poor gets hit the hardest when there’s a ...
By Binita Paul, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Siliguri

Books  /  Published 24.08.20

Hector Garcia on Seeking Ikigai

Back in 2017, a small 170-page book was released with a powder blue cover that had these beautiful cherry blossoms painted on it. I distinctly remember not thinking much about it till articles about t...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Books  /  Published 24.08.20

Disrupting entertainment one fiction piece at a time

The leading global, storytelling community-building platform Wattpad proved to be a safe haven for many during the lockdown period. Democratising the publishing industry, Wattpad operates in all the c...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 16.08.20

Peek into these bookshelves

Paro Anand, who has many children’s and young adult’s books to her credit like I’m Not Butter Chicken, The Tree with a Travelling Heart and Like Smoke: 20 Teens 20 Stories considers ...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern) in

Books  /  Published 13.08.20

Classics that redefine freedom

The year 2020 has increasingly been about an ever-growing list of sacrificed freedoms, to fight a pandemic. And much like every other privilege or lack thereof, these sacrifices have been subjective. ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 13.08.20

Nine books fresh off the press

Different readers, different reading styles — we absolutely agree. While some love to deep dive into old classics, revisiting moments that have absolutely kneaded their insides, some never look ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 09.08.20

A cosy list of monsoon reads

The monsoon winds have been blowing all over the country the past few week. But now, the monsoon is truly upon us. News has started pouring in of the havoc the rain has been causing all across. Whethe...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.20

Book worms: E-books during Covid-19

The e-book publishing business boomed during the pandemic. This week, the New York Public Library said that Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Books  /  Published 29.07.20

Busting mythology myths with Devdutt Pattanaik

At a time when history is often tweaked to suit a skewed narrative, Devdutt Pattanaik is a mythologist who tells the stories of our scriptures in their truest form and hopes that people learn from the...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Books  /  Published 29.07.20

Perumal Murugan and Nandini Krishnan on Estuary

Perumal Murugan, the sublime writer of fiction in Tamil and the creator of award-winning works like Poonachi (translated by N. Kalyan Raman) and Madhurobhagan (One Part Woman; translated by Aniruddhan...
By Shrestha Saha in


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