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Re-reading ‘The Alchemist’: A book of omens

Before I knew it, I developed a personal relationship with the book. I was glued from beginning till end. I read slowly. Sometimes I read the same section twice. I could not focus on anything else till I finished. The experience was psychedelic: an expansion of the mind (imagination). In the end, the second omen worked. I was out of depression. Ricardo was right: “a good book (or film) can pull you out of depression”. 

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Want to lose weight like Taslima Nasreen?

Reactions amongst social media users are high after a post by author Taslima Nasreen, where she claimed to lose around 20 kgs of weight last Tuesday night. In her Twitter account, she also mentioned being overjoyed about wearing her favourite summer trousers, saris and casual shirts once again. Most of the comments that followed either expressed gratitude on her achievement or asked about the details of the accomplishment. While we don’t know how Taslima Nasrin reduced her weight so effectively, here’s a few pointers from Star Lifestyle.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Re-reading ‘The Alchemist’: A book of omens

Before I knew it, I developed a personal relationship with the book. I was glued from beginning till end. I read slowly. Sometimes I read the same section twice. I could not focus on anything else till I finished. The experience was psychedelic: an expansion of the mind (imagination). In the end, the second omen worked. I was out of depression. Ricardo was right: “a good book (or film) can pull you out of depression”. 

June 24, 2021
June 24, 2021

How To Be a Published Author in 2021

Getting published in 2021 is harder than you think. Take these tips.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Chris Gayle to launch book on his love for cricket

A formidable giant on the field and a humble personality out of it, West Indies batting sensation Chris Gayle is writing a book on his love for cricket.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Five things to know about Harper Lee

Enrich yourself with five exciting facts about Nelle Harper Lee, the author who defined true grit, and moved readers with her persuasive style of storytelling.

July 19, 2015
July 19, 2015

3rd death anniv of Humayun Ahmed observed

The third death anniversary of prolific author, dramatist, screenwriter, playwright and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed, who mesmerised his fans with his strong works for four decades, is observed amid unabated downfall all the day.