9 Unforgettable Lines from ‘Quichotte’

In a tour-de-force that is both an homage to an immortal work of literature and a modern masterpiece about the quest for love and family, Booker Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie has created a dazzling Don Quixote for the modern age with Quichotte. Read some unforgettable lines from the book below:   “As time passed and he…

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An Excerpt from the Timeless ‘Pather Panchali’

In the idyllic village of the Abode of Contentment, Durga and her little brother, Opu, grow up in a world of woods, orchards and adventure. Nurtured on their aunt’s songs and stories, they dream of secret magical lands, forbidden gardens and the distant railroad. The grown-up world of debts, resentment and bone-deep poverty barely touches…

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In Conversation with Poet Jasmin Kaur

When You Ask Me Where I Am Going is a powerful narrative about healing and empowerment after trauma, sexual abuse, and immigration. Through the story of Kiran and her daughter, Sahaara, whose voices have been suppressed in their world, author Jasmin Kaur gives us a very relevant and very important story about mental health and…

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All Things Mysterious- An Excerpt from ‘Haunted’

Haunted chronicles the real-life adventures of paranormal investigator Jay Alani in ten of the spookiest locations in India. Co-authored by Neil D’Silva, these exploits provide a ringside view of these hair-raising paranormal journeys for everyone who has an interest in exploring the dark side of the normal. Read an excerpt from this spooky book below: I,…

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From Dr. Kalam, with Love

To celebrate the birth anniversary of the Missile Man of India today, let’s take a look at some of the books written by him for  young children. In this list, you will find books that will inspire, motivate and teach your children lessons that are imperative for a great tomorrow. Ignited Minds “What is it…

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Do You Want to Become a Certified National Park Explorer?!

Take this Quick Quiz about our Fabulously Feathered Friends, inspired by The National Park Explorers: Chaos at Keoladeo !           Experience all that the jungle has to offer with the first in The National Park Explorers series! Sameera, Alex and Tarun are headed to Bharatpur with Uncle Avi. They’ve heard that the…

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Demystifying Blockchain with ‘The Tech Whisperer’

There have been tectonic changes in the world over these past two decades—in customer expectations, environment, regulation, and above all, in technology. Disruptive technologies the likes of which we have not seen or could not anticipate have arrived or are already here. Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain, genomics, extended reality, 5G and the Internet of Things…

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(More) Reasons to Read ‘Poor Economics’

The authors of the highly acclaimed 2011 book, Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty, now have another reason to celebrate! On 14th October 2019, authors Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo were named as two of the three groundbreaking recipients for the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics! Of course, that is as strong…

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Interesting Facts About Krishna Udayasankar

Krishna Udayasankar is the author of the bestselling Aryavarta Chronicles (Govinda, Kaurava, Kurukshetra) based on the Mahabharata. She has also written a book based on the founding legend of the island of Singapore titled 3 and the fantastical Immortal. Here are 6 things about prolific author based in Singapore that you may not have known: She…

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