Bring Your Own Book (BYOB) Party – Part 2

Bring your books for a party….

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You can read the Part 1 of this article here.

There was an interlude after the first round of stories and we deviated from books a little to focus on more pressing things like red velvet cupcakes. It was a party with no music—though with books around, a book lover does not seem to miss it.

Karthik Shankar who works with Pratham Books spoke at length about The Uncommon Ground by Rohini Nilekani. The book is a compilation of dialogues from Nilekani’s 2008 show on NDTV. “The need for NGOs and businesses to flourish together is essential–technology is important but NGOs have a deeper understanding of ground realities that must be mined. There is a lot of work to be done and it must be done together.”

Monami Bhattacharya, a freelance illustrator, talked about her experience as inner cover illustrator of The Case of the Secretive Sister by Nilanjan…

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