The Love of All Mothers

The Love of All Mothers

Love of All the Mothers! -Aanchal Singh Rathore -Lawyer in Rajasthan High Court The second Sunday in the month of May comes with a lot of expectations from the mothers, all thanks to Archies and Anna Jarvis (the person who started this trend in 1908). For someone who...
Maharana Pratap

Maharana Pratap

The Author: Dr Rima Hooja, An archaeologist, historian, heritage consultant and writer. She is currently Consultant Director at the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum City Palace Jaipur, Managing Trustee of the Jaipur Virasat Foundation; and Visiting Professor at...
The Role of Books in my Life

The Role of Books in my Life

  The Author: Dr. Aruna Pandey is associate professor (Retd.), UOR, Jaipur in Department of English To be talking about a subject like this one fills my heart with apprehensions of a different kind. There are too many things to say; to remember; to feel grateful...
THE QUANDARY OF A BOOKSELLER

THE QUANDARY OF A BOOKSELLER

The other day a lady called up at the bookstore to ask for a particular edition of Pride and Prejudice. Luckily, we had one in stock and I told her so. It was a luxurious hard-back with a golden fore-edge. She happily trotted in after about half-an-hour to claim a...
The Journey

The Journey

In 1947, a young man with his family shifted from Lyalpur (now Faislabad in Pakistan), and established a small eatery opposite the Glency Medical College in Amritsar. An avid reader, the young restaurateur could not contain his urge for reading books. He kept a small...