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  On Award Thursdays this week, BookChums features best-selling writer, journalist, screen writer, dramatist, musician, and radio and television broadcaster, Mitch Albom. His books include Tuesdays with Morrie, Have a Little Faith, The Five People you Meet in Heaven, For One More Day, The Time Keeper and The First Phone Call from Heaven. He has won the Associated Press Sports Editors Writing contest thirteen times. Further, his book titled The Five People you mee...
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  "Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy." - Norman Vincent Peale  “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”  - Orcar Wilde All of us need an ounce of inspiration to get on with our lives from time to time. Inspirational and motivational books advice and show us how to achieve our lives' tr...
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  On Award Thursdays this week, BookChums features American chef, writer and television personality, Anthony Michael Bourdain. He is synonymous with his television shows including Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations and The Layover. His most famous books include Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly; A Cook’s Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal; Typhoid Mary: In Search of the Urban Historical; Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook; The ...
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  Hope you guys are having a good week despite the blistering heat. Were you a party to all the festivities this week? Did you have a good time? Here are the questions and answers for this week:   Q 1: Please suggest some good reads on adventure for teenagers. Thank you. Aparna Bora, Guwahati Ans: Thank you for writing, Aparna. You can look for Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, Cornelia Funke's The Thief Lord and Rick Riordan's The Mark ...
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    Gastronomical delights offer happiness, inspiration and a zest for life. Food and festivities form a very important of our lives and the former defines our eagerness to celebrate life. On BookChums, this week, we feature food as the theme for this week. Many states and communities in India celebrated their own special versions of Ugadi and Gudi Parva yesterday with great gusto, celebration and laughter.    Despite the heat and weather changes ...
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  BookChums wishes American author Russell Banks a very happy birthday. His books include Family Life, Hamilton Stark, The Book of Jamaica, The Relation of my Imprisonment, Continental Drift, Affliction, The Sweet Hereafter, Rule of the Bone, Cloudsplitter, The Darling, The Reserve, Lost Memory of Skin and Searching for Survivors among other works. His non-fiction works include Invisible Stranger and Dreaming Up America. His literary themes are based on history, ...
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  On Award Thursdays this week, BookChums features the literary stalwart of wit and sarcasm, Khushwant Singh. He passed away last week in Delhi. His most famous works include The Mark of Vishnu and Other Stories; The History of Sikhs; Train to Pakistan; The Voice of God and Other Things; I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale; Tragedy of Punjab; A Bride for the Sahb and Other Stories; Sex, Scotch and Scholarship; Not a Nice Man to Know; We Indians; Women and Men in my Li...
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  Summer is here and it feels like as if it were already at its peak. While it gets unbearable to venture out in the afternoons, one cannot afford to be very outdoorsy. Apart from burning the midnight oil, have you guys been reading? Here are the two questions and answers of the week: Q 1: I need some love poetry to read during my break. Please tell me what to read. Amrita Naik, Pune Ans: Amrita, Thank you for writing. Please check Edwin Morgan's poems like Str...
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Magic realism has certainly contributed to some of the best works in literature. This post features some of the best works from this literary genre. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is regarded as one of the hallmarks from this literary genre. What is so special about this book is the plot that traces seven generations of the Buendia family while describing the history of Colombia from its formation to its current day. Shalimar the Clown b...
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  On Award Thursdays this week, we feature American children’s writer Lois Lowry. Her books include the Quartet series, Anastasia series, Sam Krupnik series, Tate Family series and Gooney Bird series. Some of her standalone books are A Summer to Die; Here in Kennebunkport; Find a Stranger, Say Goodbye; Autumn Street; The Birthday Ball; Taking Care of Terrific; Number the Stars;  Bless This Mouse; The Silent Boy; Gossamer; Us and Uncle Fraud; The Willou...
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