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‘Mohanaswamy’ to ‘Queer Intentions’: 8 Book Recommendations for Pride Month

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‘Mohanaswamy’ to ‘Queer Intentions’: 8 Book Recommendations for Pride Month

Originally published on The News Minute   For Pride Month, the team at Champaca Bookstore, Bengaluru, has put together a list of book recommendations for you to read. They find that books can help us understand ourselves and our contexts better. In this list, there are memoirs, theory and fiction, coming-of-age novels, and translations: a range of books that they love, and hope that you will too. On June 26, they are also hosting authors Jordy Rosenberg and Kai Cheng Thom for their homegrown event ‘Books for Now’ for a conversation on trans writing and literature.       Fierce Femmes...

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Team Champaca’s recommendations, on our second birthday

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Team Champaca’s recommendations, on our second birthday

On our second birthday, our team looks back at the last two unpredictable, whirlwind years in the best way we know how: through the books we discovered along the way. Here, we collect our favourite discoveries we’ve made through Champaca – from colleagues and community interactions.

Read on to discover the books that we love, and get your copies from Champaca.

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January Recommendations: Looking Back, Looking Forward

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January Recommendations: Looking Back, Looking Forward

It is only natural that at the cusp of 2020, we at Champaca, found ourselves taking stock of the year that has gone by, and making hopeful plans for the new one. We would like to start 2021 with our reflections on a simple phrase — looking  back, looking forward. And we are doing that by each sharing two books with you that embody our interpretations. Read on to discover a dozen books that we love, and get your copies from Champaca.

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Book Review – Octavia Butler’s Parable Series

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Book Review – Octavia Butler’s Parable Series

This little note about Octavia Butler’s Parable Series was written by Kavya Murthy in May 2020, when things around the lockdown were very pressing. Read Kavya’s review, and get Butler’s books from Champaca, available as a limited edition gift box.

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Book Review — Patrik Svensson’s “The Gospel of the Eels”

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Book Review — Patrik Svensson’s “The Gospel of the Eels”

This month, Nirica Srinivasan reviews Patrik Svensson’s The Gospel of the Eels, a unique natural science memoir. Buy it on our online bookstore. 

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