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    January 19, 2016

    7 Kinds of People at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2016

    After satisfying the craving of bibliophiles, the World Book Fair has finally came to an end. Organised in Pragati Maidan, it started from the 9th of January, inaugurated by HRD Minister Smriti Irani, it registered the appearance of various notifiable personalities. Kitaab brings to yo

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    October 18, 2015

    10 crazy Irks and Perks of Dating A Book Nerd

    Dating a Book Nerd can be a serious task. KITAAB brings to you the list of things potential daters should be wary of!

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    October 15, 2015

    6 easy tricks to ace that English Literature exam this season

    Understanding Literature may seem to be a daunting task but once you start engaging with the subject, it becomes a fruitful exercise. It enhances our understanding of human nature and society in general. Some works of Literature remain new even today, as their ideas transcend the era in which th

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    September 27, 2015

    Kitaab Stop: The Central Library, University of Delhi

     For every book lover out there, no amount of materialistic things can ever amount to the happiness we get when we open a book. The first page of a new book. It’s smell. The exhilaration and anticipation. Every book lover out there

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    September 20, 2015

    Four Classics to HEAL THE SOUL

    There are times (in actuality, a lot of such times), when everything is at a standstill, and we go on pondering in the worthlessness of it all. There are situations during which even the most contented and elated souls are on the verge of desperation. Feel like talking about your emotional

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Reading

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    February 11, 2016

    7 instances of women through the words of Sidney Sheldon

    "I like to write about women, who are talented and capable, but most important, retain their femininity. Women have tremendous power — their femininity, because men can't do without it." These were the words of Sidney Sheldon when asked about the strong and independent characters of

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    February 5, 2016

    23 best first lines of books that had us hooked till the end

    Painting an image using words is an art but catching a reader’s attention is a herculean task which isn’t quite everyone’s cup of tea. The first line of a novel is what sets the tone for what is about to come and is often what keeps the reader gripped till the

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    January 27, 2016

    5 Movie Adaptations that were refreshingly better than their BOOKS

    Films can bring whole world to life before our eyes, make characters breathe in flesh and blood. Films can make us see a lot of things – sometimes things that even books can’t do so well. The hero who killed the demon with one twirl of his blade

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    January 27, 2016

    8 Books as bite-sized Click Baits

    Click baits have become a calling card of the internet, a major source of marketing, promising unbelievable things that are seldom delivered. Their aim is to build the curiosity among the readers which can be satisfied by only by clicking that link.

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    January 24, 2016

    5 crazy alternative endings to the Snape story

    And Thereby Hangs the Prince’s Tale: 5 alternative endings to the Snape story Because he was an integral part of my childhood. Because he was the one I hated with all my soul...and one moment was all it took to regret my hatred of years. Because I will always know him as th

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Outreach

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    February 4, 2016

    Book Donation at DRC

    Innaugral Book Donation Drive and Book Barter during Daulat Ram College Fest, successfully completed with over 100 books donated. These books will be used to develop a library for children who cannot afford books.

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    January 31, 2016

    KITAAB: Off to RAJASTHAN

    30th December, 2015 The day began a little earlier than usual. As we woke up and walked towards the window to wave at the kids, there was sadness hanging in the air as it was th

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    January 9, 2016

    Recruitment 2016

    **KITAAB IS RECRUITING**   Are you a BOOK DRUNKARD? Feel like you might love books more than people? Is your definition of happiness a cup of warm coffee and the company of a delicious story?

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    November 5, 2015

    Kitaab Winter Internship Program: Delhi

    CLICK HERE TO APPLY   Volunteers will join us at a child shelter home, adopted by Kitaab. Group based workshops will be conducted with the children in order to assess their competency in READING and developing methods to de

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    October 10, 2015

    KITAAB/ Winter Internship Program: Work in a village in Rajasthan

    #BOOKS #CHILDREN #VILLAGE #INTERNSHIP #WINTER .     CLICK HERE FOR MORE!  

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Journal

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    February 1, 2016

    Tolerant to be intolerant

    It was just another cozy winter evening in the blanket with a good book and a hot cup of coffee when I came across a quote by Reginald Dyer "it is only to enlightened people that that free speech and free press can be extended. Indian people want no such enli

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    September 18, 2015

    Crippled by Words, Empowered by Thoughts

    People talk, they always have they always will. But then they also write and this happens only when the life one has lived was worth celebrating. They do the talking when life is ordinary but they engrave it in the golden pages

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    July 30, 2015

    J. Krishnamurti on WHY MUST WE READ?

    Why must we read? KRISHNAMURTI: Why must we read?  Just listen quietly. You never ask why you must play, why you must eat, why you must look at the river, why you are cruel-do you? You rebel and ask why you must do something when

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    July 28, 2015

    My favorite memory is how wide Rakesh’s smile would get ..

    Somewhere amidst college frustrations and the enactment of taking major life decisions, I always had this urge to contribute to the world that we are a part of. Where we live day and night isn’t a very simple place, extreme conditions prevail where peop

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    July 4, 2015

    I found that my first student Dharmendra was a chirpy kid…

    very good in reading both Hindi and English, as compared to the other children. I started with him. He brought his friend,  Abhijeet, from the next day and they both were regular with me for about a week.

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