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Savoir Faire

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Agnivo Niyogi ( )Guys, it's the fourth anniversary of @AshwiniDodani's book #SavoirFaireByAshwiniDodani. It's now available on Amazon Kindle (E-book): Do give it a read if you love #poetry (Source)

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The year was 1991. Vivek was eight. He realized he was gay. Only he didn't: he just figured that he wanted to be different. And that he was in love - for want of a better word - with Deepak, his best friend. Then Mast Kalandar released, with Anupam Kher playing Pinku, a stereotypical gay character. And Vivek realized he didn't want to be Pinku. So he tried to walk differently, gesticulate differently, and speak in as gruff a voice as he could - all to avoid being Pinku. Funny, poignant, heartwarming and heart-breaking all at once, this is a memoir of growing up gay in India in the 1990s, with... more
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Agnivo Niyogi ( )This could not have come on a better day. Here's wishing @vivekisms all the best. Can't wait to finish this book tonight itself... #SoNowYouKnow (Source)

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The Namesake

Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies established this young writer as one the most brilliant of her generation. Her stories are one of the very few debut works -- and only a handful of collections -- to have won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Among the many other awards and honors it received were the New Yorker Debut of the Year award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the highest critical praise for its grace, acuity, and compassion in detailing lives transported from India to America.

In The Namesake, Lahiri enriches the themes that made her collection an...
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Agnivo Niyogi ( )Jhumpa Lahiri. The name itself evokes nostalgia. Her book ‘The Namesake’ was among the first ones I bought from College Street after shifting to #Kolkata. She is synonymous with Presidency (College) for me. The Bengali in me will forever be in love with your works. Happy Birthday (Source)

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