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The Outsiders

The world of Ponyboy Curtis consists of two kinds of people: The greasers and the Socs. Who is this boy with a weird name? He is the narrator of the book ‘The Outsiders’, written by S.E.Hinton in the year 1967. The book is about two teenage rival gangs, as told …

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From Software to Stories !

With about 12,535 followers on Facebook this young author’s Tamil books, are doing rounds online and almost 2000 copies have been sold out within a couple of years. Manobharathi, an IT graduate from Anna University is an upcoming writer who is currently shining bright in the success beam of his …

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Indian authors nailed it!

The most ubiquitous question now a days asked by every bibliomaniac is good books to read. In a plethora of books, its tough to segregate and find the best. Abundant books have been written catering to different genres – be it motivation, relationships, success and others. Some great authors have …

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Shooting the Breeze with Savi Sharma

“Everyone has a story to tell. Everyone is a writer, some are written in the books and some are confined to hearts.”  This particular quote should definitely make you want to drop everything and read the book “Everyone Has a Story” penned down by Savi Sharma. I recently interviewed her …

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Bakar Puraan – From Facebook page to print, story of innovation in literature

“A writer picks up his pen only when his sensibility is hurt – Sadat Hasan Manto” Ajeet Bharti, one of the co-founders of the Facebook page ‘Bakar Adda‘ and author of the book ‘Bakar Puran’, instated his unique style of writing to protest against the common practice of writing Hindi …

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“India’s revolution has to come from the common man” says unconventional author Sachin Garg

This Republic Day, Youthopia talks to one of India’s unconventional author Sachin Garg. He gets candid about how India needs a revolution and how it has to start from the common man. Few excerpts from our conversation about his upcoming book, pursuit of his passion to write, his shift from …

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Five Life Lessons from Howard Roark

“My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute.” Thus spoke Ayn Rand as she held the world in a mindless fervour …

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Mahabharata: The story of war and peace

From the title most of you would have figured out that this article is about the great Indian epic, Mahabharata. Firstly, I feel a need to mention the fact that, despite my perfectly traditional Hindu name, I am a hard-core atheist and my article is not being used as a tool …

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Illogical comic entertainment – Karl, aaj aur Kal

Only the celebrated TV anchor Cyrus Broacha (who proclaims that he refuses to grow up) knows how to convert his talent of ‘making-the-bizarre-look-humorous’ into an illogical, but seamlessly written humorous short novel. It is difficult to describe the narrative of Karl, aaj aur Kal. Some might even say that it …

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Life is an Open Book

The first time I was introduced to the word Autobiography was when I was in third grade and was asked to write a pen’s autobiography. I read essay books then and I loved reading this very genre. Today I’m no more a toddler and I still love reading books based …

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