Category Archives: Literature

On the lack of Suitability of Certain Unmarried Folk

I recently read ” The (In)eligible Bachelors” by Ruchita Misra. This book falls into several automatic categories – Indian English Literature, Popular Culture, MBA Authors, Chick Lit, etc. This is my review of the book… Ever since Chetan Bhagat and … Continue reading

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On the Passing away of another Stalwart…R.I.P Professor P.Lal

Professor P Lal passes away 4 November 2010 statesman news service KOLKATA, 4 NOV: Teacher, poet, translator and publisher ~ P Lal (in picture) died at a city nursing home late yesterday. He was 81.Born in 1929, he joined St Xavier’s … Continue reading

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On Mir Publishing house

Back when i was schooling in Chennai, books from MIR publishers were the rage..they’d dominate book fairs at our schools and at such dos I’d usually return home with bagful of goodiees from the house of MIR. Of course my … Continue reading

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