5 inspiring things we learn about Michelle Obama in Becoming

Michelle Obama’s Becoming is the intimate and powerful memoir from the former First Lady where, for the first time, she tells her full story in her own words – from a childhood in the South Side of Chicago to family life at The White House. Here are five facts the book has taught us about one of the most inspirational women of…

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Quotes on What It Means to be Liberal

Liberals stand for individual freedoms and argue against Big Governments. Yet, today, are individual freedoms such as the right to eat, worship, dress, love, marry, set up businesses, free speech, have opinions, read and write what you want in serious danger? Is the dominance of a Big Government or Big State stamping out individual freedom…

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Life and Death with Osho

In And Here And Now, Osho debunks the myths and misunderstandings around death, and invites us to experience our eternal inner space that is now and here. From his book, we bring forth seven quotes on life and death. “We are alive, but we don’t know what life is. And this ignorance makes us believe…

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7 Quotes From the Powerful Women of the Anthology, Speaking for Myself

Speaking for Myself edited by Sukrita Paul Kumar and Malashri Lal challenges the stereotypical image of women, particularly Asian women, as passive and submissive. The creativity of the women writers represented in this anthology of stories and poems poses an alternative image of the Asian woman—strong, innovative and inspiring—and opens possibilities for dialogue across borders…

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Know More About the Woman Who Created Butterfingers!

The foremost lord of the foul-up is back with yet another misadventure! With disaster tailing him at every step of the way, Amar Kishen – also known as Butterfingers –  is set to amuse you with his ‘brilliant’ ideas landing him into trouble as always. From bungling with an Egyptian mummy, dropping a watch in…

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Why Search the Radical in Ambedkar

The Radical in Ambedkar: Critical Edition, edited and introduced by Anand Teltumbde and Suraj Yengde, establishes B.R. Ambedkar as the most powerful advocate of equality and fraternity in modern India. In this piece, the editors, Anand Teltumbde and Suraj Yengde talk about how they sought a new Ambedkar by compiling this volume. Anand Teltumbde Indeed, why after…

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Books to Look Out For This Holiday Season

The holidays are here, and to add to the excitement and cheer, we’ve got another great set of books for you! Dive in to see the books to look forward to, this December. Healed Healed is the powerful, moving and deeply personal story of actor Manisha Koirala’s battle against ovarian cancer. From her treatment in the…

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Everything You Need to Know about the Dargah of Salim Chishti

Told through interesting stories with captivating illustrations, ‘Amma, Take Me’ series introduces readers to the history of different faiths and their associated monuments. In Amma, Take Me to the Dargah of Salim Chishti, travel with Amma and her boys to the fascinating walled city of Fatehpur Sikri and behold the dargah of Salim Chishti shining…

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Meet the firecracker protagonist of ‘You Are Here’

When it first came out in 2008, Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan’s You Are Here was a game changer: unexpectedly candid, surprisingly wise, audaciously explicit.It introduced us to Arshi, a bold and irresistible new voice. Here are a few things to know about Arshi, the protagonist of the book: Her blonde American stepmother tries too hard “Every…

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