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Seagull Week: Book Launch of Chitvan Gill's 'Dreaming a Paradise: The Story of Buland Masjid' with Sushmita Pati | 28 June, 6 PM

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Seagull Week: Book Launch of Chitvan Gill's 'Dreaming a Paradise: The Story of Buland Masjid' with Sushmita Pati | 28 June, 6 PM

The second event of our Seagull week is a book launch and discussion of Chitvan Gill's 'Dreaming a Paradise: The Story of Buland Masjid' with Sushmita Pati.   About the book: In Dreaming a Paradise, Chitvan Gill draws on years of research and photographic reportage to unveil the tales of individuals driven to escape poverty, violence, and despair in search of happiness and a place to call home. At the heart of this book lies Buland Masjid, an unauthorized colony on the Yamuna riverbank in Delhi, India, which thrives with restless industry even under the unyielding grip of poverty. The women and...

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Seagull Week: Book Launch of 'General Firebrand and his Red Atlas' with Tathagata Bhattacharya with a dramatised reading by Nimi Ravindran | 22 June, 5 PM

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Seagull Week: Book Launch of 'General Firebrand and his Red Atlas' with Tathagata Bhattacharya with a dramatised reading by Nimi Ravindran | 22 June, 5 PM

We at Champaca bookstore are wrapping up an action packed month with a Seagull showcase! From 21 June - 29 June drop by at our store to browse through a special curation of Seagull books that include their latest launches. We're also organizing three special events at the bookstore that week with authors of the newly published books.  We're kickstarting the Seagull week at Champaca bookstore with a book launch and discussion on 'General Firebrand and his Red Atlas' with Tathagata Bhattacharya with a dramatised reading by Nimi Ravindran. Here are the details of the events: Date- 22 June Time-...

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Chauraha: A Meeting Place of Four Poets | 16 June, 5 PM

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Chauraha: A Meeting Place of Four Poets | 16 June, 5 PM

Four Bangalore based poets are coming together to celebrate Atreyee Majumder's latest book of poems THE BOOK OF BLUE published by Red River. This evening is all about discussing poems, and what inspires these talented poets to write.  Join us for an interactive evening of poetry reading and conversations with poets Atreyee Majumder, Mani Rao, Tuhin Bhowal and Sourav Roy.  About the poets: Atreyee MajumderAtreyee Majumder is a poet and anthropologist based in Bangalore. Her first book of poems is now out from Red River titled The Book of Blue. Mani RaoMani Rao is the author of 12 books and...

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Book Launch: The Great Nicobar Betrayal, curated by Pankaj Sekhsaria | 9 June, 5PM at Champaca Bookstore

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Book Launch: The Great Nicobar Betrayal, curated by Pankaj Sekhsaria | 9 June, 5PM at Champaca Bookstore

Join us for a book launch of THE GREAT NICOBAR BETRAYAL and tune into the discussion between Pankaj Sekhsaria and Samar Halarnkar as they discuss the contemporary issues that threaten to destroy the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The book is a catalogue of the manmade catastrophe that lurks on the horizon, and the discussion promises to be an insightful one. THE GREAT NICOBAR BETRAYAL is a Frontline Publication.  About the speakers: Pankaj Sekhsaria is the author/editor of 6 books on the Andaman and Nicobar islands and has spent 20 years covering the region as a journalist. Samar Halarnkar an author, founder-editor of...

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Book Discussion on THE LIVING AIR with Aasheesh Pittie at Champaca Bookstore | 26 May 5:00 PM

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Book Discussion on THE LIVING AIR with Aasheesh Pittie at Champaca Bookstore | 26 May 5:00 PM

If you’re looking for new ways to engage with birds and birdwatching in particular, you're going to enjoy tuning into this session that we have planned at the bookstore! Aasheesh Pittie and the book's illustrator Sangeetha Kadur will be in conversation with Anita Mani of Indian Pitta Books. They will be discussing his latest book of essays- THE LIVING AIR.  THE LIVING AIR is a book that will make you want to get out and observe your city and surroundings in a whole new light, and offers a fresh perspective into birdwatching. It is the first book released by Juggernaut and Indian Pitta,...

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