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The Times of India Literary Carnival

Wondering what we did after Mind Blogs 1.0 in 2010? Well, in January 2014, we organised The Times of India Literary Carnival. We had 55 sessions with over 120 writers/anchors/speakers/journalists. It was a three-day marathon that took us three months to organise. And that we heard is a record of sorts. We are told that people […]

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Guest blogger Indrasish Banerjee writes…

Perils of homecoming Yesterday, I was reflecting that the road that takes people away from their hometowns and countries in search of better career opportunities is a one-way path that seldom returns home, and even if it does, it’s not usually a happy homecoming. A distant uncle of mine who spent a considerable time in […]

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Book reading at Cha Bar, Oxford Bookstore

Our next book reading of Mind Blogs 1.0 is at the wonderful Cha Bar at Oxford Bookstore in The Leela Palace on Old Airport Road. Please do come and be part of the blog and the book. All the three authors will be available for the author-signing session after the book reading. What’s more, the […]

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Book reading on Jan 8

For those of you who missed the book launch in October 2010, here is the opportunity to interact with the authors and get a sneak peek into the book at a finishing school in Bangalore. There is a book reading scheduled on Jan 8 between 10.30am and 12.30pm that will be followed by Q&A and […]

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Guest blogger Anita Kainthla writes…

Writer, author or whatever There are writers and there are writers. You know. There are the Pulitzer and Booker kinds and then there are the rest of them, us I mean. To begin with, it took 28 years of cumulative courage to admit that I wanted to be a writer and then when you have […]

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‘Mind Blogs 1.0 is truly secular’

Authored by a Christian, Muslim and a Hindu, Mind Blogs 1.0 is truly secular. It’s not us, but many readers telling us since the day of the launch. Secular indeed. And if you happen to read this book authored by Christina Daniels, Nirmala Govindarajan and Zahid H Javali, there are chapters talking about saffronisation of […]

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Sir Mark Tully gifted with Mind Blogs 1.0

Sir Mark Tully who makes his presence felt in an entire chapter on him in Mind Blogs 1.0 was handed the book by restaurateur and theatreperson Prem Koshy. And this time, Prem is stocking up on the book, so he has ample copies to give away by buying multiple copies from us… Now that’s called […]

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‘Incredibly readable’

Master book retailers in central business district, Noor & Yahya Sait believe Mind Blogs 1.0 appeals to them immensely so much that they will personally recommend it to their regular clientele. Running Variety Book Stall and Magazines on Church Street, they have seen the rise and fall of publications better than anybody else. Newbies in […]