Monthly Archives: October 2007

Happenings in Literary Fora – My Take

One drawback of being in literary forums is that criticism and critiques come from unexpected corners, from unexpected people, whom you trusted thinking, well, um, huh, so-and-so is a fellow word warriors in the fight for literary recognition. But some … Continue reading

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Literary Acquisitions – October 31

Following are the current acquisitions made by publishers from literary agencies around the world, through the kindest courtesy of Publishersmarketplace.com. FICTION Debut London Observer’s New York correspondent Paul Harris’s Freetown, about a journalist covering the conflict in Sierre Leone, who, … Continue reading

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Why Most Men DIE before women!

Time for a laugh. And women would laugh really good and hard at this: Laughing my ASS off!: Why Most Men DIE before you women! Why Men Die Before Women |

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Half Marathon – Delhi

It was a strange juxtaposition of images on the television. They riveted me to my seat. Consider these two scenarios: Scenario 1: On the one hand the wealthy designer-track-suit wearing, health conscious city slickers from Delhi (which included film stars … Continue reading

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A New Mall. I Am a Mall Fall-guy!

A new mall opened just opposite Vashi Infotech Park where I work. There’s already another mall – Center One – right across towards the right. The new mall is named “Raghuleela” and the design that seemed odd from outside made … Continue reading

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An Appeal from Citizens for Peace

This request comes from The Griff who is also managing the Citizens for Peace website and Citizens for Peace blog these days. Citizens for Peace (CfP) is a Mumbai based non-party group of volunteers committed to working for communal harmony … Continue reading

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How Google Got It’s Name, Really!

Interesting bit here. About how the online world’s giant of a search engine, which decides on the future of this and every other website and blog, got it’s name (Why, it even owns Blogger on which this blog is hosted!). … Continue reading

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