Phoolo’s kurta/ Phoolo ka kurta by Yashpal

Phoolo’s kurta/ Phoolo ka kurta by Yashpal

  About the author– Yashpal was a revolutionary writer and has written a lot on political and social matters.  He received the Sahitya Akademi Award ...

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Mithai wala/Sweet seller by  Pandit Bhagwati Prasad Vajpayee

Mithai wala/Sweet seller by Pandit Bhagwati Prasad Vajpayee

Roaming in the narrow streets he called out in his sweetest voice- To entertain the children, toy seller! He uttered this incomplete sentence in such ...

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God Help the Child by Toni Morrison

God Help the Child by Toni Morrison

  Memory is the worst thing about healing. The novel takes one back to the Song of Solomon (1977) and Beloved (1987).  The characters created ...

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Ian Fleming’s James Bond

Ian Fleming’s James Bond

Ian Fleming wrote Casino Royale in 1953 and introduced to the world one of most popular literary characters- James Bond.  A man with a flair ...

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Installment by Bhagwati Charan Verma

Installment by Bhagwati Charan Verma

About the author:  Bhagwati Charan Verma was one of the leading writers in Hindi. He wrote many novels, his best work was Chitralekha (1934), which ...

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Boys and Girls by Alice Munro

  The word girl had formerly seemed to me innocent and unburdened like the word child; now it appeared that it was no such thing. ...

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The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

  If that’s how you’ve remembered it, Axl, let it be the way it was. With this mist upon us, any memory’s a precious thing ...

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A Good Man Is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor

This classic short story  moves from satiric family comedy to brutal revelation as a grandmother leads her exasperated family on a wild goose chase in ...

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Celebrating World Poetry Day

Celebrating World Poetry Day

This month we look into the works of nine extraordinary women poets. We celebrate Women’s Day and World Poetry Day by dedicating this month to ...

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For the love of flowers…

For the love of flowers…

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. ~Iris Murdoch  ...

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