5 Things to know about 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari calls to attention some of the most relevant predicaments of today. It asks about what we should teach the younger generation today in order to prepare them for the world of tomorrow. Spanning from nuclear war and environmental crisis to the disruptions caused by the…

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The Secrets Beneath the Surface of Two Women’s Lives

Kamala was a young woman, dumbfounded and mystified. Shaly, on the contrary, was a dandelion puff riding on the wind. Fancy-free! Always! They lived in a nowhere house, on the banks of a nowhere river, in the midst of a nowhere forest and, happily for them, they all spoke a nowhere language.   Here’s a…

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5 Writing Tips for Young Writers

Writing is Fun by Jeanne Perrett is a fun activity book for young readers to master the art of writing – be it a diary, letter, advertisement, script or a novel. Featuring handy tips and expert advice, this book is bound to polish their writing skills with the help of some zany characters and whimsical…

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Things to know before reading 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Sapiens questioned the past and Homo Deus imagined the future. Yuval Noah Harari gives a thrilling account of the history of the humankind and its future with a blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between in these two books. Occupying the space between these books is Harari’s latest work 21 Lessons for…

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Shivaji and his Idea of Swaraj

After Aurangzeb ascended the throne in the North, he moved ahead with the aim to conquer the Deccan kingdoms. He is ruthless in his quest and would leave no stones unturned. Raja Shivaji, a jagirdar from the hills of western Deccan, wants Swaraj in its truest sense. He cherishes his freedom and has raised his…

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A Timeline of the American Presence in India Through the Years

For two centuries, the United States has been involved India. Ranging from the Great Indian revolt in 1857 to solving the Indo Pak war of 1947. Here are a few significant instances of the American involvement in India, from Srinath Raghavan’s book, The Most Dangerous Place which presents a gripping account of America’s political and…

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John Green Quotes We Can’t Seem to Get Enough Of

John Green is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with David Levithan), Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars. From these wonderful books have come some wonderful and ever-so-relevant quotes that we can’t seem to get enough of. Let’s take a look at some of…

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