Archive for the category ‘Books’

Mar 9

Tackling Exams Part-II

21 tips for people who are not prepared for their Exams The following has been adapted from a few chapters of our book Ready Study Go! โ€“ Smart Ways to Learn published by Harper Collins. For more insights and details, you can buy the book from almost any bookshop and most online portals that sell […]

Mar 8

Tackling Exams Part – I

The following has been adapted from a few chapters of our book Ready Study Go! โ€“ Smart Ways to Learn published by Harper Collins. For more insights and details, you can buy the book from almost any bookshop and most online portals that sell books. For buying it from amazon.in clickย bit.ly/readystudygo There is a wonderful […]

Feb 10

The All Bengali Crime Detectives

If you are a bengali or a bongophile or from Calcutta, have ever lived there or just like that city very much, do yourself a favor and pick up this little gem of a book. Even if you are not, get it… You will find yourself wanting to go to Calcutta. Our very own Suparna, […]

Dec 6

December 6th 2009

What a lovely day! It’s cool, deliciously cool in the Bangalore Ashram, and the skies are clear and blue and sun is shining but not hot … It’s a day when you want to sing and dance for no reason at all… other than that God has allowed you to be part of and witness […]

Oct 30

Two Nice Books

On a whim i picked up this book called Wings by Aprilynne Pike from the children’s section in crossword. (secret: I get most of the things i like to read from there ๐Ÿ™‚ ) … It’s about Laurel a rather strange (by american standards at least) girl. She is vegan (i love books about heroines […]

Jun 25

Douglas Adams

While studying for the 12th standard exams at a friends house, i came across a book with a very strange name: So Long, and thanks for all the fish…of course i had to read it… I think i laughed almost without a break, from the first sentence to the last! Douglas Adams (who wrote it) […]

Jun 6

Sci-Fi

Rajeev Bharadwaj, a friend of mine introduced me to science fiction. It was an arena of books that i had never read before, and very soon i was devouring Sci-fi at an alarming rate ๐Ÿ™‚ Isaac Asmiov’s Foundation series is perhaps the best introduction to this genre… The series was writtnenover a span of 40 […]

May 24

Hatching Magic

… is the name of a very nice little book by Ann Downer, which i picked up in the children’s section in Crossword recently with its sequel The Dragon of Never-Was. The first one was a really nice fun read, the second dragged a bit in places. If you have kids, these are perfect read […]

May 16

My first "Fat" Book

When i was in the third standard, i had some disease called rheumatic fever… supposedly very bad and stuff… mainly for me it meant i didnt have to goto school for almost an entire year, i was passed to the next standard by Don Bosco for which i think i will be eternally grateful based […]

May 6

Favourite Authors and Books – 1 (Enid Blyton)

It’s nice to start from the beginning ๐Ÿ™‚ Enid Blyton is an author who writes for people between the ages of 6 to 18 or so… I still enjoy her books (guess i have still not grown up) Her worlds are all sunshine and splendour, animals that talk and fairies and pixies and brownies and […]

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