3 Innovative ways of picking up books for children

Last week, I was invited to the 10th B’day party of one of my distant nephews. Before hitting the venue, I needed to pick up a quick gift (for me, it’s books always) on the way. Comics or some brain-boosting activity books? I swayed but later it dawned upon me- I had no effing clue … Continue reading 3 Innovative ways of picking up books for children

Binging @ Bonolakshmi

The faux nature resorts, the stilted folk-singers sticking to only handful of tunes, heaps of garbage in Kopai river bank and decaying ecology apart, Shantiniketan has little to offer these days.  Or it has, but they only appear in flashes. A dilapidated book-shop called ‘Subarnorekha’ that sells vintage books, the unpretentious tea and sandwich at … Continue reading Binging @ Bonolakshmi

The curious case of neighborhood trolls

In India, hapless politicians make up the primary target group for trolls to assault. Other than them, A-listed Bollywood stars with ‘questionable’ patriotism, cricketer who posts picture with beautiful wife in ‘so-called’ western dress, youth-driven pages with whiffs of feminism- are most loved hunting grounds for trolls. In any case, today, I am not keen … Continue reading The curious case of neighborhood trolls