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#PunekarAchieves – Author Deepti Madi Releases 'मंचल'

To break it down, the world mostly consists of two types of people- the readers, and the writers. Both of them are intertwined with each other, both exist for and because of each other. A book becomes a dialogue between these two; often, a very silent one.

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

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Punekar in Focus: Shaunak Agarkhedkar Talks 'Let Bhutto Eat Grass'

A quick chat, a special discount code and some laughs over bad grammar.

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In Conversation with Author Siddharth Dasgupta

In conversation with Siddharth Dasgupta, author of Letters From An Indian Summer, where we talk about his newest book, The Sacred Sorrow of Sparrows: A Collection of Lives, his love for books and writing, and on human nature.

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Master of the Written Trade: Manjiri Prabhu Returns with The Trail of Four

Master of the written trade, Manjiri Prabhu, is back with yet another mystery thriller, which I simply can’t wait to get my hands on! Here’s a quick chat I had with her, just in time for her latest work’s, The Trail of Four, Pune launch on January 18 at Crossword Bookstore in Aundh. Tell me […]

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In Conversation with Author Priyanka Sinha Jha

Intelligence and experience is what counts. And if it has beauty with it, nothing like it. Priyanka Sinha Jha has both.

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The Punekar Chats with Author Ravinder Singh

Author Ravinder Singh has got it right with books in the romantic genre. No wonder, each one is a bestseller. In the city to attend the 4th Pune International Literary Festival, he spoke about the genre and more…

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Manjiri Prabhu: A Jewel in Pune's Literary Crown

With the Pune International Literary Festival (PILF) just around the corner, we had a chat with its founder and one of our favourite authors, Manjiri Prabhu. She talks about her passion for PILF, what Punekars can look forward to this season, books and more…

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Saluting Aamchi Pune's Police!

Maama, Polizia, Italian ponies, the walking Scotsman, the higher German and the Spanish wave. Let’s take a trip around the world. Well, my feisty editor restricts my blabbering to five hundred words so let’s take a trip around our city instead. Nobody enjoys the increasing traffic so let’s take a trip at night. This trip isn’t so much about what we see, rather about what we don’t.

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#PunekarRants: Shameful Statistics, Poverty and Whatnot…

The crux of the matter is this- we need an education system in place to help the less fortunate see that the root of nearly all our problems lies in the startling birth rate. Further, we need to implement a policy limiting the number of children a family can consist of, similar to the policy the Chinese decided to withdraw last year.