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Book Review: ‘Harbart’ by Naburn Bhattacharya

December 28, 2011

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Harbart Sarkar, the protagonist of the novel ‘Harbart’ by Nabarun Bhattacharya (translated to English by Arunava Sinha), is the sole proprietor of a business. He has had a tragic and eventful childhood. Harbart was the son of Lalit Kumar and Shobharani. His father lost all the money in gambling that he had made from the […]

Book Review: ‘Mafia Queens of Mumbai’ by S. Hussain Zaidi

December 7, 2011

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The theme of crime, investigation and intriguing mysteries have been very popular when it comes to the choice of themes to be read. We have had great classics apart from the contemporary authors (writing on such themes), who are a great hit with the readers. It is not without a grain of truth when Vishal […]

Release of Chetan Bhagat’s ‘Revolution 2020’

October 13, 2011

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Chetan Bhagat Chetan Bhagat’s much talked about book ‘Revolution 2020’, his fifth one, was released in New Delhi on 8 October, 2011 by Yuvraj Singh, the cricketer. On the release Yuvraj jokingly related the title of the book to the concept of 20:20 cricket. Calling Yuvraj Singh for the book release was a nice publicity […]

Spring Festival 2011 organised by Penguin

March 3, 2011

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Following the success of Spring Fever 2010, the first ever literary spring festival and OPEN AIR LIBRARY by Penguin Books India, Spring Fever 2011 is being organized in the month of March. The festival will be held at the Amphitheatre at India Habitat Centre from 4th  to  13th  March, 2011. The unique open air library, […]