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5 Books Exploring Marathi Literature That Are Pure Joy

Whether you’re a pro at reading in Marathi, or even if you’re not and would still love to learn about Marathi literature, these are your go-to books; they were originally written in Marathi, but also beautifully translated into English. What better way to learn about a culture than dip into its literature!

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6 Incredible Animal Rescue Stories from the Streets of Pune 

Today, the number of homeless dogs, cats, and even reptiles, is heartbreaking. But amidst the gloom of starving strays, cruel abandonment and betrayal of our (mostly) four-legged friends, there are a handful of guardian angels who don’t turn a blind eye – they go out there, get their hands dirty and do their bit to make these animals’ lives better.

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Punekar in Focus – Ameya Kale | Author of 'Sacrifice'

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Sex Worker in Pune Speaks Up | #PunekarConfesses

I’ve had drunk men urinate in the bed, a lot of men cry. I once was with a crazy client who threatened to kill me if I stepped out of the brothel.

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In Conversation with author Nikhil Inamdar

Nikhil Inamdar’s book Rokda: How Baniyas Do Business takes a look at the Baniya community and its business spirit. Here’s what he has to say about it.

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Book Reviews

Book Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Neil Gaiman’s book dwells in the world of fantasy, with great language and detailing, making it a wonderful reading experience. Here is my experience with his latest book..

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The Gypsies at Noelle’s Retreat- A Riva Parker Mystery

Move aside Nancy Drew, Agatha Christie and the likes. Here comes our very own desi sleuth Riva Parker who is also the lead singer and guitarist of the band ‘Gypsies’.

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Book Review: Once upon the tracks of Mumbai

Writer: Rishi Vohra (His very first book. A good start!) Publisher: Jaico Publishing House Genre: Mass Fiction (Even I have no idea what that means!) Released in: 2012 Pages: 272 I would like to start saying this is one book that found its way to me, like most books do. I am currently into something called ‘Mythological Fiction’ or […]

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Book Review: Compass Box Killer

A serial killer is on the loose and the only thing which will lead our hero Inspector Virkar to the killer is a rather innocent-looking compass box. The Punekar takes a look at the book…

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Our moon has blood clots

The Punekar reviews a chilling account of the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits…