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Anxiety — A Conversation with Sonali Gupta and Shrabonti Bagchi

Anxiety — A Conversation with Sonali Gupta and Shrabonti Bagchi

On Saturday, 4th July, 2020 at 7pm, Shrabonti Bagchi (National Features Editor, HT Mint) will speak to Sonali Gupta about her book, Anxiety: Overcome It and Live Without Fear on Instagram Live. Mumbai-based clinical psychologist Sonali Gupta has sixteen years of experience in the field of mental health. She writes a weekly column for Mumbai Mirror titled Terms of Engagement. She currently runs a private practice in Khar and South Bombay. In this book, she delves into the condition of anxiety, using case studies to identify how anxiety can be triggered at work, in relationships, and by social media. Recommending...

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Insta Live with Chef Thripti of Happy Belly Bakes

Insta Live with Chef Thripti of Happy Belly Bakes

Whip up a checkered cake this weekend with Chef Thripti Executive Chef Happy Belly Bakes. Join us on InstaLive on Sunday, June 28 at 10:00 am.     Checkerboard Cake White Butter Pound Cake Salted Butter 340 g Granulated Sugar 600 g Eggs 6 nos Flour 300 g Baking powder 3/4 tsp Fresh cream 240 g Food Colours as required Chocolate Truffle Icing Chocolate 300 g (semi-sweet or dark)Fresh cream 300 g Salt 1/8 tspEquipment required Planetary mixer or electric beater 3 nine inch cake moulds 6 inch round cutter 3 inch round cutter Baking paper Palette knife Mixing bowls and...

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Conversation with Roxane Gay

Conversation with Roxane Gay

 Watch the conversation here:   On Saturday, 20 June, 2020 at 8:30 pm, Roxane Gay will speak to Champaca’s Kavya Murthy about the writing process, personal narratives, our bodies and desirability, and a life on the internet. Roxane Gay’s writing appears in Best American Mystery Stories 2014, Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, A Public Space, McSweeney’s, Tin House, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, Virginia Quarterly Review, and many others. She is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. She is the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, the New York Times bestselling Bad Feminist, the American bestseller Difficult Women and the New York Times bestselling Hunger. She is also the author...

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Online Workshop: Reminiscing Independence with “Chhotu”

Online Workshop: Reminiscing Independence with “Chhotu”

Very few books detail out the impact that the partition in 1947 had on children and teenagers. How does it feel to grow up and engage in self-discovery while dealing with the pain and violence surrounding one at the same time? Joy of Anubhava and Champaca will be facilitating a two-hour workshop on ‘Chhotu’, a graphic novel by Varud Gupta and Ayushi Rastogi through various art forms including writing, music, theatre, storytelling, photos, drawing, and debates. Join us as we explore the larger themes associated with the book such as freedom, justice, identity, ethical dilemmas, and empathy. Let us spend...

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Instagram Live with Jahnavi Barua

Instagram Live with Jahnavi Barua

On Friday, 12 June, 2020 at 6:30 pm, Jahnavi Barua will speak to Champaca Bookstore about her new novel, Undertow. Jahnavi Barua is a writer based in Bangalore. Her previous books are Next Door, a collection of short stories, and Rebirth, a novel. Undertow is the story of Loya, who returns to her mother’s home in Assam to meet the part of her family she has never known. Undertow is about finding our family, and finding ourselves. Buy Undertow and her other books at Champaca, and join us on Instagram.

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