Category Archives: old book shops

Caffeine…

Caffeine is the source of new ideas. – Anon (in Fortune) My day starts with a cup of coffee, and this cup mostly fulfils my daily requirement for caffeine. Long gone are the days of instant coffee and now I … Continue reading

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Blossoms in Bangalore…

Well, Blossoms in Bangalore? I was in Bangalore during the spring and start of summer 2010, and have seen quite a lot of them. Here is a sample! But it is not this blossom that I am talking about. But … Continue reading

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Candy Shops for Bibliophiles 3

After the initial post on bibliophilia [here], and book shops in Nagpur [here] and Pune [here] we now come to the third in this series. The city of Mumbai [formerly known as Bombay] . There is too much to write … Continue reading

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Candy Shops for Bibliophiles 2

After looking at the bookshops in the heart of India we now turn to the second chapter in this series. The Oxford of the East. Pune [पुणे]. Pune has a large student population. The are some very good colleges in … Continue reading

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Candy Shops for Bibliophiles 1

I am a bibliophile. You can read about it here. Well in this series I will give information about the old, used book seller markets that I have visited so far. I will begin with my hometown of Nagpur [नागपुर] … Continue reading

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