One of our newest and snazziest looking libraries. Here are some pics: JustBooks Electronic City is an active community service provider within Phase 1 of Electronic city and its environs. Here are details about the library as available on the ECity portal. 🙂
Guess what are men reading from in the toilet? Chetan Bhagat is currently touring Australia and attending Book fairs over there. He delivered a keynote closing address (?) at the Perth Writers Festival, a report of which is here. Books or E-Books? A simple poll and its results here. Should give you an inkling of … More Weekend reading
India as a country has always been known to captivate tourists, looking for an experience unlike any other. Well, it appears that one of the most widely read writers in English fiction – Jeffrey Archer – has been smitten too. So much that Master storyteller Jeffrey Archer, who has been visiting India for the past … More A(r)ching for India
We hear that Ms. Rowling had decided to do a mid-career shift of sorts: Rowling, who is worth an estimated 530 million pounds, said that she has signed a deal to publish her first novel for adults, which will be nothing like Potter books that have been international best-sellers and inspired a series of hit … More Not pottering around anymore
PICKLES FROM HOME – THE WORLD OF A BILINGUAL is the 3rd book by Sugata Srinivasaraju, who has earlier written Phoenix and Four Other Mime Plays (2005), which won the Karnataka academy of letters’ translation prize, and Keeping Faith with the Mother Tongue – The Anxieties of a Local Culture (2008). He has also edited and introduced A Window On The Wall (2010), the … More JustBooks at the launch of ‘Pickles from Home’
A couple of reasons why we want to be in Belgaum: The Government of Karnataka has proposed making Belgaum the second capital of the State of Karnataka with the recently upcoming second state administrative building Suvarna Vidhana Soudha. A high population with the urban area estimated in 2011 as 6,10,189. Belgaum has an average literacy … More Belgaum, here we come
The TOI of today reports that: Publishing giant Oxford University Press(OUP), said to be the largest academia press in the world, will mark 100 years of its presence in India with a biography of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and republishing its very first book in the country. Oxford in India publishes over 400 books annually with schoolbooks occupying … More A centenary in India by OUP. Wow!