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Guest Review: Will Grayson, Will Grayson

This book, co-authored by John Green and David Levithan, is a different read. The first book starring gay characters to ever feature the prestigious New York Times Bestselling List at No 3, it deserves immense credit to normalise a topic … Continue reading

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Guest Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

I really don’t know what to say about this book. Let me start with the fact that it is the most intense and amazing book I have ever read. Revolving around the story of our narrator’s childhood, the story begins … Continue reading

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Guest Review: Flat-Track Bullies

Flat-Track Bullies is a book 10-12 year-old boys will enjoy thoroughly. The book is vaguely familiar. It’s not written in elitist English, but its student-friendly language with a touch of Rajnikanth’s all-too-famous dialogues makes the book your own. The protagonist’s … Continue reading

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Of spiders, ice and codes

I recently spent an absolutely delightful morning at The Shriram Millenium School in Noida with grades 2 and 3. The children brought tremendous energy, enthusiasm and curiosity that made for a really fun session for me as I spoke about … Continue reading

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Guest Review: The Susu Pals

The Susu Pals is the overused story of two girls, Rhea and Dia who are “We’ll marry the same prince” friends. Though it is a heartwarming story of how friendships are formed and maintained, it is also a portrayal of … Continue reading

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Guest Review: The Little Prince

My journey with the little prince started on 29th April 2013 when my mom gave this book to me. At first, I thought that the book is very boring but when I reached the third and fourth chapters I thought … Continue reading

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Guest Review: Junior Kumbhakarna

Kumbhakarna, courtesy his eating and sleeping habits, is quite a household name and doesn’t need any introduction. But this story is about Kukku whose favourite bedtime story is that of the slumbering giant. It is also a story of how real … Continue reading

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Jo Henwood: “A good story gets into your head and teases your mind”

Spontaneous wit, bubbling humour and a thirst for understanding things about India define Jo Henwood, the storyteller from Australia, who was on a short visit to Delhi recently. It was one of those odd coincidences that work their way into … Continue reading

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Cross-country Workshop

I was a little worried that Eureka was abducting me for some obscure reason as they took me on this beautiful solitary drive through misty mustard fields with the shadowy Aravali ranges in the background, with no traces of human … Continue reading

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Guest Review: Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl is a criminal mastermind. He is the 12-year-old son of a billionaire and the story is about how he kidnaps Holly Short a LEP (Lower Elements Police) captain belonging to an extremely hi-tech race of underground fairies to … Continue reading

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