Forty Books!

Last Sunday found us on the pavements of Abids, accompanied by the adventurous Haritha, hunting for books among the hundreds of impromptou bookstalls that had sprung up everywhere. After about five hours, we found ourselves richer by forty books, for which we had paid a total of about four hundred rupees.

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Next, Michael Crichton

Just finished reading Crichton’s latest – Next. At the end of this “novel,” there is an Author’s Note, which explains five conclusions that Crichton arrived at at the end of his research for this book. However, it is hard to believe that these conclusions were made at the end of research for this book, for […]

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Getting Potter

I am not too much of a text messager, much less a fan of really short telegraphic ones. Yet, I sent out a two-word confirmation that I had “Got Potter!” at 9:47 a.m. on Saturday to my Potter-crazy friends! The day was packed with other non-Potter activities, and by the end of Saturday, I had […]

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