You sophisticate, you

We came across this article here about the kind of books people read on public transportation (BMTC buses excluded – you’ll be lucky if you can get a place to stand; let alone a book to read!) to impress others or merely to avoid looking at fellow passengers! The kind of literature one chooses to … More You sophisticate, you

By Gosh, its Ghosh!

PTI reports: Noted Indian author Amitav Ghosh has won the prestigious Dan David Prize for his remarkable reworking of the great tradition of the Western novel in transnational terms. The one million dollar award is a joint international enterprise endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University. The Dan David Foundation was … More By Gosh, its Ghosh!

Revenge of the nerds

There are those who love the iconic products from Apple. On the flip side, there are those who will go hammer & tongs – or a baseball bat, for that matter, to vent some grievance against the company. Take a look.

An idea whose time had come

Today’s TOI, Page 2 carries an article titled ‘Bangalore’s Book People, India’s Library’ and features  R. SundarRajan, Founder Director, Strata Retail & Technologies Private Limited, the company behind the JustBooksclc Brand. Source: TOI. Photo by Joe Louis D’Anto Just Books is not the act of putting the right books on the shelves, but the act … More An idea whose time had come

Donning a new Avatar

Type in John Grisham on the JustBooksclc website and you’ll get to see all 23 of his books in our inventory. This ace ‘legal thrillers’ writer, who as a child dreamed of making it big in professional baseball, started his writing with ‘A Time to Kill’ in 1987. From thereon, there has been no looking … More Donning a new Avatar