BC of the Day #6: Sunny Leone and a Tale of two…

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Top stories of today: Mamata sweeps urban Bengal, but loses Haldia (Yes, Mamtaji, Haldia is probably ‘Maoist’) Congress won’t field candidate against Mulayam’s bahu (One Dynasty against the other, no, how could that be?) US Strike kills Al Qaeda No. 2 (Yawn) Diggy mocks Gadkari for touching Ramdev Baba’s feet (Oh Diggy ! Don’t forget your own stupid feats Read More

BC of the Day #6: Sachin’s writing a book !

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Sachin Tendulkar takes oath today as Rajya Sabha MP. I don’t think he will need any help writing this book. “I don’t believe in Heaven or anything. But I want to be the kind of person that qualifies for entry anyway.”  Nick Hornby, How to be Good What do you think? Leave a comment below Read More

BC of the Day #5: Anna Karo mat na !

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So here’s the newest BC ! “”But that’s just the aim of civilization – to make everything a source of enjoyment.” Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenia So, Anna is going on a fast today, with Ramdev Baba of all people. I must say, I find it highly distasteful. I am still undecided if I support the Lokpal Read More

BC of the Day #4: Adventures of Shikhandi

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So, today’s BC is based on the current controversy of the PM being called “Shikhandi” by Prashant Bhushan. This comes after charges have been levelled against him by Team Anna. You can read about it here and here. Original Cover: The Adventures of Suppandi from the Tinkle Digest Extra Remarks: Suppandi ? Or Shikhandi ? Read More

BC of the Day #3: The places you’ll go ! Poonam Pandey does it finally !

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Yes, Poonam Pandey has finally stripped after threatening (yes, that’s the right word) to do so since India won the World Cup. Here’s the news article. Toh, ek BC of the Day, Poonam Pandey ke liye, toh bantaa hai, boss ! ‘Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.’ -Dr. Seuss I do not Read More

BC of the Day #1 : BJP wears Prada ???

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So, I’ve been experimenting with photoshop and learning bit by bit. I have put up those pics here on this blog, trying to relate books and current affairs. Now on wards I will regularly updating a Book Cover (Yes, that’s what I meant by BC !) along with the regular stuff on books. Here’s Book Read More

PUSSIES UNITE !

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Why do we always fear the V- word? We call it by different names, depending on the country, culture, language,etc. But never by its name. Vagina. There, I have said it. Eve Ensler is right. That does make me feel good. Today is Eve Ensler’s birthday. Playwright, performer, feminist, activist, all rolled into one and Read More

A Happy Birthday and a Farewell

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“The truth is, once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.” Penned by Mitch Albom, author of ‘Five people you meet in Heaven‘, ‘Tuesdays with Morrie‘ and other books, these lines hold true for everybody ! And it’s his birthday today !!! So a very Happy Birthday to Mitch Albom from BooksAndALotMore. Read More

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

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  First, something about Rebecca: Rebecca is written by Daphne Du Maurier and was published first in 1938. It has been adapted several times for film, television and theatre. It is the story of the second Mrs. De Winter and the events (Amazon describes them as ‘chilling’) that took place as she started her married Read More