Books

Anecdotes of a White Collared Slave

By Aashish Gupta Absolutely delighted to announce the launch of Aashish Gupta’s second book, a corporate satire/humour novel that most of us will relate to. Anecdotes of a White Collared Slave will be released as the Pune International Literary Festival between September 20 -22, 2019. Come and get your copy Read more…

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Book Review

‘Man’s Search For Meaning’ by Dr. Viktor E. Frankl -reviewed by Dr. Pranav Kodial Sometimes, back pains can have interesting effects, including preventing crimes. I realised this a few months ago, after being temporarily laid up in bed for a back problem. The excruciating pain, however, ensured that I was Read more…

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Books

Book Review

𝗥𝗲𝘃𝗶𝗲𝘄 𝗼𝗳 ‘𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗚𝘂𝗲𝗿𝗻𝘀𝗲𝘆 𝗟𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝗼𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗼 𝗣𝗲𝗲𝗹 𝗣𝗶𝗲 𝗦𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘁𝘆’ 𝗯𝘆 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗔𝗻𝗻 𝗦𝗵𝗮𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿 -𝘸𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘯 𝘣𝘺 𝘗𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘢𝘷 𝘒𝘰𝘥𝘪𝘢𝘭 A book that took years in the making, that began with a certain Mary Ann Shaffer’s innocent, child-like desire to write a book ‘that someone would like enough to publish.’ Publishers didn’t Read more…

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Movie Review

Our Souls at night- review

By Behram Dumri Former pilot Indian Army Avistion Corps and avid golfer This is for all above 65 to understand where have they reached and All youngsters to let the elders do what they need at that age. Graceful in growing. An Interesting movie on Netflix :- ”Would you be Read more…

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Books

Life is Elsewhere

By Dr. Geetha Acharya doctor, writer, now blogger, painter, dancer and best part Mom of two beautiful kids There are times we just wish to be instantly somewhere else,  than here.  We just wish some magical fairy,  to swish that wand and take us to the magical fairy land… Where Read more…

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Books

Twisted by Shirish Thorat & Sampada K.

There is nothing more terrifying than a human being that stalks and kills for the touch, taste, and empowerment of human flesh. There are cannibals, pedophilic killers, necrophiliacs and sadists who kill in unimaginable ways and violate the human body in every way possible and they walk among us like ordinary people. Twisted takes us into the minds of some of Read more…

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Publishing Trends

By Suraya Dewing CEO, The Story Mint Writers have to connect with readers if they want to succeed.  So, before you put that first word on the page take the time to understand your readers. Consider their interests and what will motivate them to buy your book. Readers have millions Read more…

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Around us

Goose’s Gala- Traffic Signals

Road intersections in India truly reflect the sociological and economic changes taking place, especially years post liberalization. What started as a phenomenon in the Metro cities has spread to other growing cities like Pune. Anybody who has waited at these intersections have witnessed all kinds of products being sold, while Read more…

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