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Week 4 Winners!!!

  The winners of the Week IV quiz are : 1. Tanu Shree Singh – She gets the amazing ‘The Gita For Children’ by Roopa Pai. 2. Fal Tri – She wins ‘Jaffna … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies

September 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer by Cyrus Mistry

Cyrus Mistry won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature in 2014 for Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer. Khandhias, the Parsi corpse bearers are almost like the untouchables in the … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Tiller of Waters by Hoda Barakat

Hoda Barakat was born in Beirut in 1952 and brought up in Bsharré, Lebanon. She has worked in teaching and journalism, and has published five novels, two plays, a book … Continue reading

September 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Power of Weaving a Story

StoryWeaver (storyeweaver.org.in) was launched earlier this month with It’s All the Cat’s Fault by Anushka Ravishankar. At last count, the story has been read by more than 2300 users, and … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Last Week of Quiz!

We enter the last quiz this week…so get ready to answer some easy questions to win some awesome books! the winners of the Week III quiz are : 1. Ovi … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Week 4 Quiz and Week 3 Winners!

We enter the last quiz this week…so get ready to answer some easy questions to win some awesome books! the winners of the Week III quiz are : 1. Ovi … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Children’s Train by Jana Zinser

The Children’s Train comes at a time when everyone has been talking about Anthony Doerr’s All The Light We Cannot See. With books such as Doerr’s Pulitzer winner and others, like The Boy … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Week 3 Quiz and Week 2 winners!

Yay..the winners of the Week II quiz are : 1. Fal Tri – She gets the amazing ‘The Gita For Children’ by Roopa Pai. 2.Sarabjit Colonne – She wins ‘Short … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Spinner’s Tale by Omar Shahid Hamid

In a desolate corner of the Nara Desert in Pakistan, two kilometers from the border with India, an upcoming superintendent is handed over the most feared Jihadi militant Sheikh Ahmed … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment
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