JustBooks in the Hindu

Here’s a recent report in the Indiranagar ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ supplement of the Hindu. We’ve not been able to get the URL, hence the scanned copy below. 1700 members @ the Indiranagar Branch of JustBooks in LESS than a year. Doesn’t that say something about reading habits of I’nagar residents? Cooooool!

Victory Place

Our Jayanagar branch has come up trumps in the Southern area of Namma Bengaluru! Here are some pics. You can see all the pictures on Flickr here.

Eeeeeee

That could very well be the reaction of any book lover to this article in The Hindu. The objective of the article being a review of the tablet reader – Kindle DX, the author muddles it up with crystal ball gazing under the title of the article ‘Bye, Bye Paperback?” Will you marry convenience and … More Eeeeeee

Secret. Power

42 copies of the book ‘The Secret’ by Rhonda Bryne  are with JustBooks libraries. They have been rented more than 251 times! Popular book, right? You bet. ‘The Secret’ has spent more than three years on best-seller lists and has more than 19 million copies in print! Here’s some hot news: Atria Books announced on Tuesday … More Secret. Power

Ban Books or Banish Books?

The TOI, Mumbai edition reports that Less than a week after the Supreme Court slammed the state for banning American author James Laine’s book on Shivaji, the Maharashtra government is contemplating a comprehensive legislation to stop “defamation of national, historical or community icons“. Lawyers, however, say a “general law seeking to ban books” will not … More Ban Books or Banish Books?

Remembering Kafka

Today is the birthday of one of the most influential fiction writers of the early 20th century; a novelist and writer of short stories whose works, only after his death, came to be regarded as one of the major achievements of 20th century literature. (Source: Wikipedia) Franz Kafka was born in July 3rd 1883. His unique body of … More Remembering Kafka

Hot on the shelves

Modesty prevents us from shouting from the roof-tops, but we cannot help inform you, dear reader / member,  that we add anywhere between 3000 – 4000 books to our library shelves every month. Here’s a preview of some of the books that we’ve added to our shelves in June.