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Book discussion of Aishwarya Jha's latest THE SCENT OF FALLEN STARS with Deepthi Talwar | 28 JULY, 6 PM

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Book discussion of Aishwarya Jha's latest THE SCENT OF FALLEN STARS with Deepthi Talwar | 28 JULY, 6 PM

Join Aishwarya Jha and Deepti Talwar as they discuss THE SCENT OF FALLEN STARS, Aishwarya's latest book about a scholarly loner and a musical prodigy who came to India for answers, over twenty years apart.  About the speakers: Aishwarya Jha is a writer, designer and entrepreneur from New Delhi. A mentee at the Asian Women Writers programme, her poetry, short fiction and essays have been published in numerous literary journals and an anthology at Oxford University. Deepthi Talwar is the executive editor at @penguinrandomhouseindia About the book:A scholarly loner and a musical prodigy come to India for answers, over twenty years...

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Book Discussion: BIOPECULIAR by Gigi Ganguly, in conversation with Vinayak Varma and Radhika Timbadia | 6 JULY 5 PM

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Book Discussion: BIOPECULIAR by Gigi Ganguly, in conversation with Vinayak Varma and Radhika Timbadia | 6 JULY 5 PM

We are kickstarting our event calendar in July with this book discussion between Gigi Ganguly, Vinayak Varma and Radhika Timbadia. They will be discussing Gigi's latest book BIOPECULIAR, a collection of speculative short stories that speak about her deep love for the natural world. About the book: These speculative short stories talk about the wonders of the natural world, and also shed light on the grave concern about the crises that envelop it today. At once fantastical and familiar, playful and disturbing, these stories root around in the world we think we know, dredging up truths that often evade our eyes. About...

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Book Discussion: 1700 in 70 with Gita Balakrishnan and Vinay Parameswarappa | 7 July 5:30 PM

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Book Discussion:  1700 in 70 with Gita Balakrishnan and Vinay Parameswarappa | 7 July 5:30 PM

Join Gita Balakrishnan in conversation with Vinay Parameswarappa as they discuss Gita's latest book 1700 in 70 which is an inspiring story of determination, resilience, physical endurance and spiritual growth against the backdrop of India's diverse landscapes, cultures and architectural heritage.  Gita Balakrishnan covered 1,700 km in 70 days, from Kolkata to Delhi. In this book Gita highlights the crucial role of design in every facet of our lives. She engages with local communities, immerses herself in their cultures and finds inspiration from their use of traditional construction practices.  Vinay is the founder of Gully Tours, one of India's first experiential...

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Book discussion with Lakshmi Swaminathan and Chitra Vishwanath: A Call to Return : A Journey with Didi Contractor | 13 July, 5 PM

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Book discussion with Lakshmi Swaminathan and Chitra Vishwanath: A Call to Return : A Journey with Didi Contractor | 13 July, 5 PM

Tune into this conversation between author Lakshmi Swaminathan and architect Chitra Vishwanath as they discuss the extraordinary life of Didi Contractor. This discussion will cover Lakshmi's experience of compiling and editing the life and values of Didi Contractor, in her latest book A CALL TO RETURN: A JOURNEY WITH DIDI CONTRACTOR .This book is published by Banyan Tree, an alternative book publisher known for publishing books on farming, food, non-formal education, small scale economy, alternative architecture and so on.  You can RSVP here.  About the speakers:  Lakshmi Swaminathan Lakshmi Swaminathan is an architect from Chennai. After graduation, she worked in a conventional architecture...

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Seagull Week: Book launch of 'To Break and to Branch' by Ranjit Hoskote with Mani Rao | 29 June, 5 PM

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Seagull Week: Book launch of 'To Break and to Branch' by Ranjit Hoskote with Mani Rao | 29 June, 5 PM

We're ending the Seagull week at Champaca bookstore with a book launch and discussion of 'To Break and to Branch' by Ranjit Hoskote with Mani Rao. The details of the event are as follows: Date- 29 June Time- 5 PM Venue- Champaca Bookstore You can RSVP on this link.    About the book:  To Break and to Branch is a collection of six essays on the artist Gieve Patel (1940–2023), written by poet, cultural theorist, and curator Ranjit Hoskote over nearly two decades, gathered together for the first time and accompanied by over fifty illustrations of Patel’s paintings. In an introductory essay written...

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