November 7, 2016
by Neelima
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Dystopia and Young Adult Fiction @ BYOB Party in IIIT-Delhi in September 2016 (Part 2)

I had read an article recently about the secret appeal to teenagers that lies in George Orwell’s dystopia 1984 and sure enough Orwell was not excluded from this gathering. Animal Farm that describes the secret ministrations of hierarchy was mentioned. … Continue reading

April 6, 2015
by Neelima
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Of Sci-Fi and Good Omens @ Talking Terrace Book Club in March 2015 (Part 1)

It was the day after Terry Pratchett had died, and Srishti thought it would be a fitting tribute to start on a book by this great. Good Omens  is a collaboration between Neil Gailman and Pratchett. (You must read this … Continue reading

December 26, 2014
by InstaScribe
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Visual Friday: Books That Made News in 2004

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November 11, 2014
by punjacked
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Readers Can’t Digest – Week 13 (03-Nov to 09-Nov)

1. Scholastic is reissuing 21 titles of R.L Stine’s Goosebumps on the occasion of the release of the first Goosebumps movie in August 2015. Goosebumps is the second-bestselling series of all time globally.   2.  Kobo has signed a deal with Marvel … Continue reading

September 2, 2014
by punjacked
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Readers Can’t Digest – Week 3 (25-Aug to 31-Aug)

1. Kobo‘s Aura H20, the new waterproof e-book reader will be available for sale from October 1, 2014. According to Kobo’s president, more 60% of the users wanted to be able to use e-book readers by water without worrying. (http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/devices/article/63797-kobo-debuts-waterproof-e-reader.html) … Continue reading