Books & Literature

The little librarians of Hekalwadi

April 23, 2018 voifu42 0

  Come summer holidays, Satara’s Hekalwadi village will witness a unique activity. Children, as young as eight and nine will turn into librarians and story tellers by taking books to other children in their village. […]


Fear Rules India, Says Gopalkrishna Gandhi

January 31, 2017 voi107 0

  India is currently being ruled by the forces of fear, distrust and money, former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi has said. He was delivering the second V.R. Krishna Iyer Memorial lecture as part of […]


India: For the Love of Second-Hand Books

January 9, 2017 voi107 0

  The complete 32-volume set of Encyclopedia Britannica lay strewn over the book counter at Dhananjay Pandey’s stall at the Vijayawada Book Festival. Pandey, owner of the Pratik Book Centre in Mumbai, notes that the printing […]