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 It is a pleasure to hop on an exciting platform to interview Nim Gholkar, whose new book 'Unravelling Anjali: Diary of an Immigrant Bride' will be launched on 30th November 2014.     Hi Nim, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about your childhood and your background? Ø  What were you like at school? School days are a part of my fondest memories. I was a shy kid and enjoyed sport, particularly badminton and represen...
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  This week, BookChums chatted up with Indian author and journalist, Oswald Pereira. He has authored The Newsroom Mafia (his debut novel thriller), Revenge of the Naked Princess and Hill Mansion. What keeps readers spellbound is his gift of storytelling across multiple genres: thriller, historical fiction and coming-of-age. In this exclusive, hearty and insightful interview with us, he discusses his latest book titled Hill Mansion, book recommendations, t...
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“Worship isn't destructive, Martin. I know that.  I don't. I only know it's the core of his life. What else has he got? He can hardly read. He knows no physics or engineering to make to world real for him. No paintings to show him how others have enjoyed it. No music except television jingles. No history except tales from a desperate mother. No friends. Not one kid to give him a joke, or make him know himself more moderately. He's a modern citizen for whom ...
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  Ahmed Saadawi was recently named the winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction for his book titled, Frankenstein in Baghdad. It was announced on the eve of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. Ahmed Saadawi is an Iraqi writer, screenwriter and poet. He has also authored The Beautiful Country and Indeed He Dreams  or Plays or Dies.  Ahmed Saadawi was born in 1973 in Baghdad. His book, Frankenstein in Baghdad tells the story of Hadi al-Att...
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    This week, team BookChums chatted with American sci-fi writer, Steven Lyle Jordan. In this exclusive interview, he discussed his current projects, the challenges he faces while writing, pros and cons of a career in writing, inspiration, and much more. He has authored Sarcologia, Verdant Skies, My Life, The Kestral Voyages series, Denial of Service Episode 1, Despite our Shadows, As the Mirror Cracks and Robin among other sci-fi thrillers. You can read his...
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  BookChums Interviews Canadian Writer, Deni Y. Bechard - Cures for Hunger, Vandal Love and Empty Hands, Open Arms    This week, BookChums interviewed Canadian writer, Deni Y. Bechard. His book, titled Vandal Love was the winner of the 2007 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book. His other books include Cures for Hunger and Empty Hands, Open Arms - his latest book to be published. In this interview with us, he discussed Empty Hands, Open Arms...
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Interview with the Author of The Death Of Sex And The Demise Of Monogamy And Malignant Self Love, Sam Vaknin (Part II). You can read Part I of the interview here. In today's interview, he discusses narcissism in detail and the nature Vs. nurture debate of the same.    Q 1. In your book, Malignant Self Love you have mentioned the types of narcissism. What is the difference between cerebral and somatic narcissism ? When it comes to self-destructivene...
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  1. Many thanks for this interview, Sam. It has been quite a while since we last interacted . What books are you reading at the moment? Is there any book in particular that you would recommend to our readers? A. Thank you for having me again. I just finished reading Umberto Eco’s magisterial “Prague Cemetery”. It provides a completely implausible account of how the forgery widely known and disseminated as “The Protocols of the Elders o...
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You are a doctor by profession, a teacher by vocation and an author by destiny. Tell us about your journey and tryst with writing. How did it all begin? Thanks for hosting me :) it's difficult to pinpoint when it began. Since an early age I liked to write. I read comics by the hordes and play acted stories with my friends. This grew into the writing of short stories and poems, some of which got printed in the school magazine. My English teachers always appreciated my es...
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    Bookchums recently got together with the author of India's first techno mythology thriller, Clark Prasad. After enjoying his first book, Baramulla Bomber, we had a lot of questions to ask him and Clark Prasad was also very forthcoming in helping us understand how one goes about writing a techno mythology thriller and being a Tintinologist.   1. We just put down your book and must say you have one of the most impressive storylines that we hav...
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