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Reading 'stories' doesn't just make you smarter, it can make you feel empathy towards people from pretty much anywhere

Researchers sorted through 20 million blog posts which were later shortlisted to 40 personal stories and then translated to Mandarin, Chinese or Persian 

Published on 10th October 2017
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Keep stretching yourself: What Sahitya Akademi Award-winner Manu Pillai learnt from his years working with Shashi Tharoor

As the winner of the 2017 Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar award, an author and as someone who served as the Chief of Staff to Dr Shashi Tharoor, Pillai sure wears many hats 

Published on 10th October 2017
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I am a proud idol worshipper, says author Amish Tripathi 

Amish Tripathi, the wiz of all things past, is out with his first non-fiction book, Immortal India

Published on 27th August 2017
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Here's why every book lover should stop by 82-year-old Govindaraju's garage filled with books curated since the 1950's: Books, books and more books

There's no flashy neon sign outside. There's no computerised tagging or cataloguing, Govindaraju's Rare Books is just a good old-school rummage-and-find book hunting experience

Published on 30th August 2017
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Meet Kavita Gupta Sabharwal who managed to make a Literature fest interesting for children in B'luru

The curator of the Neev Children's Literature Fest explains why it is important for children to read and how swiftly she got over 800 children to do so during the fest

Published on 5th October 2017
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Book Look: Five books that you can cast about for in the month of September

Non-fictional books are all set to rule this month. TBH, we can't wait.

Published on 4th September 2017
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From bread to socks, Bloomsbury publishes series of short books exploring the hidden lives of everyday objects

The objects bring out symbolism and explore the historic, socio-cultural importance of these inanimate objects 

Published on 5th October 2017
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Shakespeare Millennium Club: A Chennai-based club that has been breathing life into the Shakespearean era for the last 15 years 

The Club's first meeting was held on 23 April 2003. Jamuna Kalyani Sridhar, one of the founders, tells how this small meeting turned into a routine that hasn't been broken yet

Published on 11th September 2017
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Reena Puri, the lady behind all the nostalgic memories you had in school, talks about Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle

The Bengaluru-based Executive Editor of Amar Chitra Katha and former Assistant editor of Tinkle opens up about her journey in the industry and shares some secrets about her favourite characters 

Published on 14th September 2017
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Book lovers rejoice, Tamil Nadu Virtual Academy digitises and uploads around 10K rare Tamil books

A chunk of the books are from the personal collection of Serfoji II, a former ruler of Thanjavur, while others are coming from the library as well as eight participating centres

Published on 21st September 2017
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IISc students are all set to bring Munshi Premchand's works back on stage on his 81st death anniversary 

The play titled Maikhana Munshi Pyaali Premchan'  comprises a cast of 25 science students and is directed by two research scholars Madhulika Pathak and Yogaraj Banerjee

Published on 5th October 2017
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Priyanka Menon breaks down why authors are psyched about teaching young first-time writers at Paper House's Writers' Retreat in the hills

TEDx speaker Priyanka Menon, who is also a mentor at Paper House's Writers' Retreat, talks about what one can expect from the retreat that can be attended by a select group of ten writers

Published on 2nd October 2017

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