Why I Read by Arista (Winnie Rawat)

Why I Read. You think I’m stupid? You think I’m dumb and I keep to myself too much? Well, let me tell you something. You’re wrong. I’ve gone to a million places; met people you shall never know. I’ve seen things you’ve never heard of and played the part of a zillion people while you… Read More »

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Focus – July Born Writers!

Writers with Birthdays in July  at The Book Leaf We, at The Book Leaf, usually choose a Writer in Focus keeping in mind the authors or poets birthday. However, this month, when we checked who the July born writers were, there was such a long list including no less than three Nobel Prize winners! The… Read More »

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A Bradbury Reading for Madhatters

The best way to pay our respects to Ray Bradbury who passed away on the 5th of June 2012 is reading one of his stories. This is exactly what we will do for our Madatters at 5.00 p.m. on Sunday, 17 June 2012. All Bradbury fans and those who want to get introduced to his… Read More »

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The Writer, The Reader, The Lover of Libraries – Bradbury

  “You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” “Libraries raised me. I don’t believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don’t have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money.… Read More »

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Heartiest Congratulations

We at The Book Leaf, Congratulate all ICSE (Class 10) students on passing the examinations. Heartiest wishes are especially due to Rohan and Anushka, both Book Leafers for doing fantastically well ! A respectful salute to the parents (especially mothers in some cases) for being there for their kids through this time much beyond the… Read More »

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Today We Are Two Years Old!

When you get hooked to a book, the second page makes you feel good that you picked it up! And who knows as you turn more leaves, what words, sentences, mystery, thoughts, romance, thrills, sadness, can spring forth in your life. So with a heart full of happiness today we would like to thank our… Read More »

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Summer Activities Calendar

The Summer Activities have been postponed until further notice! We regret the inconvenience caused. Summer Activities Calendar   Date Time Event Category For Members For Non-Members April  13 Fri 6-7.30 pm Spelling Bee Competition All Ages Rs. 50/- Rs. 100/- April 15, Sun 6-7.30 pm Scrabble Competition All Ages Rs. 50/- Rs. 100/- April 18… Read More »

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Link to a part of the interview with Adeline

Madhatters, Here is the link to the first part of the interview with Adeline Foo. We were unable to record it completely due to technical inability on my part Will train myself better for next time   http://youtu.be/Nf8f5OFNexM  

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