Ep. 37: Nikhil Katara

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today, Nikhil Katara. Nikhil is the Creative Director of Readings in the Shed.

In the first half of the episode, we discuss the writings of Vijay Tendulkar. We also discuss absurd creative non-fiction, existentialism and what came to be known as Kafkaesque.

In the second half, we discuss a few memorable short stories by Franz Kafka, as well as his heartbreaking A letter to father, one of the 1500 letters he wrote in his lifetime. We also discuss Shylock's monologue from Merchant of Venice and the implications of being born a jew.

You can follow Nikhil Katara on his instagram handle: @the_ink_decoction

You can follow Nikhil's reading group called Readings in the Shed on instragram handle: @readings_in_the_shed

You can find more details about The Open Library Project on www.openlibrary.in

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Ep. 36: Harshad Marathe

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project.

We have as our guest today, Harshad Marathe. Harshad is an illustrator and has worked on covers for books and magazines among others.

In the first half of the episode, we discuss Harshad’s work for various Paperbacks, how he maintains his hand of creativity while trying to be as versatile as possible with his work and processes behind these illustrations.

In the second half we discuss Leila (Prayag Akbar), published by Penguin, Aliyah(Sethu), published by Harper Collins, Sekhar, A Life (Agyeya), published by Penguin.

You can follow Harshad Marathe's work on his website:
http://www.harshadmarathe.com/

You can find more details about The Open Library Project on www.openlibrary.in

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Ep. 35: Himali Kothari

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project- Ep. 35

We have as our guest today, Himali Kothari, creative editor of a performance initiative Readings in the Shed.

In the first half of the episode we discuss Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn . Himali shares her experiences as a writer, ways to improve writing and her creative writing workshops.

In the second half we discuss Face to Face by Ved Mehta, Strange Pilgrims by Gabriel García Márquez, The Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh.

We also discuss Getting the Words Right by Theodore Cheney, On Writing Well by William Zinsser - an ideal for aspiring writers who want to hone their craft.

You can find about Himali Kothari's organization Readings in the Shed on:
https://twitter.com/ReadShed

You can find more details about The Open Library Project on www.openlibrary.in

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Ep. 34: Niharika Goenka

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project- Ep. 34

We have as our guest today, Niharika Goenka, Founder of Arugula and Co.

In the first half of the episode we discuss Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss and Food Rules by Michael Pollan.

In the second half, we discuss Thrive by Arianna Huffington & Switch by Chip and Dan Heath. We discuss how making one positive change can lead to a change in lifestyle and how you need to drive change through strong emotions and inculcating healthy eating habits.

You can follow Arugula&Co. on their instagram handle @arugulaandco

To know more about the books we discussed, listen in to the podcast - http://ivm.today/PB_34

You can find more details about The Open Library Project on www.openlibrary.in

Ep. 33: Indu Nair

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project- Ep. 33

We have as our guest today, Indu Nair, Founder and Creative head of Indu Diva.

In the first half of the episode we discuss The Book of woman by Osho, Indu’s transformation from being an employee to being an employer and breaking the shackles of gender conditioning.

In the second half of the episode we also discuss Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg, Leading Ladies by Sudha Menon, The space between us by Thriti Umrigar and Life and food in Bengal by Chitrita Banerji

To know more about the books we discussed, listen in to the podcast.

You can follow Indu Nair on her instagram handle: @indu.diva

You can find more details about The Open Library Project on www.openlibrary.in

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Ep. 32: Sucharita Tyagi

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Welcome to Paperback by The Open Library Project- Ep. 32

We have as our guest today, Sucharita Tyagi, Content Creator and Film Critic on YouTube.

In the first half of the episode, we discuss how one becomes a film critic, plays and books adapted into movies and the Harry Potter series.

In the second half, we discuss Yes Please by Amy Poehler, The Hitchhiker’s guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams and Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates.

You can follow Sucharita Tyagi on her instagram handle @su4ita

You can find more details about The Open Library Project on www.openlibrary.in

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/