Tag Archives: Books

Vishweshwar And Jaganmohan.

My dear friend Vishweshwar who does not feature ever as a commentator here in the blog posts, reads all my posts and comments on facebook when the mood takes him. Another friend Jaganmohan, with who my readers are familiar, also … Continue reading

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Parenting.

I was struggling with a particularly difficult word during my daily tryst with crossword puzzles when I asked Ranjan to help me. Ranjan simply said, “google for it dad” and pushed off. I said to Manjiri a bemused observer of … Continue reading

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Mumbai Fables.

Having finished reading the book Mumbai Fables which briefly appeared on my earlier post Doppelganger I want to share some information about the cover of the book that I found at the end of the book. I quote the author … Continue reading

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Visit a bookshop week starts 22 October – Spread The Word.

My blogger friend Jim has a fascinating post up in blog on the same subject. As desired by him I am spreading the word. Do read his post as I would rather that he speaks on this important topic.

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Books, Books And Books.

My readers know how I collect, read and re-read books of all sorts. I have blogged about it some time ago under the title “Books”. Part of the problem of such a pastime is the storage of books. In the … Continue reading

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Books.

I hope that you enjoy reading another post of the Friday Loose Bloggers’ Consortium when eleven of us post on the same topic chosen by one of us. Today’s topic has been chosen by Gaelikaa. Please do visit Ashok, Conrad, … Continue reading

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Unsung Indian Hero II.

This is the kind of story that Jerry Davich and Denis Berlien give in their book ‘Connections – Everyone Happens For A Reason’. A few years ago when I was looking to purchase a particular book and went searching for … Continue reading

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Maintaining A Library.

Post retirement, my one indulgence is reading. I am a prodigious reader and buy books all the time. Every time I come across a reference to some book in something that I read, even some comment or a post in … Continue reading

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