Delhi Book Lovers

Somebody smart once said that if you put two realists in a room full of philosophers, they’ll find each other. The Delhi Book Lovers tell us that it is true for people who read as well. Founded in March 2012 by book enthusiasts Kunal Gupta and Leher Sethi, DBL currently boasts of 1300 members (and counting). “The main objective of DBL is to give its members the freedom to express their views about varied literature”, Leher tells us, “We, as a group, aim to reach every person who believes Continue reading >

Kiran Manral – A life varied, multifaceted and endearing!

Amidst the crowd of myriad faces, she stands out: sometimes as a ‘star blogger’, sometimes as a social activist, and, sometimes as a best-selling writer. Behind the veneer of many names, who is the real ‘she’, we wonder! Is she kind, is she funny, or, do you think, she is petulant or grumpy? Or, may be, she is sweet, patient and friendly! The mind wonders…after all. There is no cure for curiosity, they say. So, we wish to look deeper and look beyond the much-adored social media celebrity, Continue reading >

Anuradha Goyal – from book reviewer to author

If you’re an author or you dream of becoming one, then the benefits of book reviews are enormous for you. Reflecting on what you liked or not liked in a book, gives you an insight into what constitutes quality of a good book. It forces you to look at the word-building, writing style, characters, plot, matter and more, which a mere reading cannot compensate for. The more you understand your psychology as a reader, the better plots you’ll be able to create for your own book. It is safe to say Continue reading >

Book review – Never say never – Anjali Kirpalani

For a bookworm there’s no better joy than getting a novel with a personal note from the author. Written by charming Anjali Kirpalani, Never Say Never is like a fresh breeze of Monsoon in Mumbai. Never Say Never, is the story of Nikita, an unemployed twenty-five year old based in Mumbai who doesn’t know what to do with her life. To make matters worse, Nikita is in love with her best friend’s boy friend. Though Nikita has a boyfriend, she does not like him anymore. On the night of her Continue reading >

Aniesha Brahma : Path to get Published

"Never give up on the one thing you cannot go a day without thinking about." - Anonymous Six years old and I already declared to the world that I would be a writer when I grew up. Most people wouldn't believe me, and sometimes pass me words of wisdom. But my mother, she never let me believe I wouldn't become a writer someday. She always encouraged me, loved me and supported me. Even when I would ask weird questions about the post office (yes, I had never needed to avail of that service before), Continue reading >