We are seemingly living in the times of Winston Smith and Jerry, all caught up in a ‘Chocolate War’ of our own.
How does the brain ensure that there is sufficient space to store only the more important memories?
Memories are the basis of our history, culture, heritage — the very civilisation.
This book opened my eyes to many things. What I’m most grateful to the author for, is to have shown me that my civilization and culture were being put on a stand for being the most wonderful system of thought there ever was in this cracked world of ours.
Late Prof. Yash Pal loved children and their incessant questions. His book Random Curiosity is the result of that love.
Pico Iyer’s ‘Falling off the Map’ is less a travel book and more a sociological study of the times in the Lonely Places he has talked about.
Mama is resourceful when it comes to finding financial solutions. After all, she had two banks, didn’t she?
Isn’t it amazing how profound psychological concepts are wrapped in religious imagery in Hinduism?
The awareness of the causes and effects of karma is perhaps the single most important factor that can help spiritual evolvement of human beings.
Most of the children who came to her library knew her only as Library Aunty and the name stuck.
Comic books might not have literary value but those like Amar Chitra Katha have brought the myths, folk tales, epics and biographies within the grasp of even primary school children.
What an experienced librarian, a frantic mother and dozens of children reading books in our living room couldn’t do, was accomplished by a little girl, who turned the boy into a reader!