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A Madrasi in New Delhi and Other Memories

A Madrasi in New Delhi and Other Memories

Vineeth Abraham calls himself a “complete, utter and unapologetic bibliophile”. He loves books “not just for their content, but for their appearance, the font, the page quality, the smell, the edition, and most of all, the cover”. The owner of arguably one of the largest personal libraries in the country, Abraham hails from Irinjalakuda, Kerala. He worked with the Central Secretariat, New Delhi, during 1989-2017. In Shelf Life, Abraham writes about reading, books, and beyond.

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Shelf Life: The Lure of the Library (Part 2)

Shelf Life: The Lure of the Library (Part 2)

Vineeth Abraham calls himself a “complete, utter and unapologetic bibliophile”. The owner of arguably one of the largest personal libraries in the country, Abraham hails from Irinjalakuda, Kerala. In Shelf Life, Abraham writes about reading, books, and beyond.

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Shelf Life: The Lure of the Library (I)

Shelf Life: The Lure of the Library (I)

Vineeth Abraham calls himself a “complete, utter and unapologetic bibliophile”. The owner of arguably one of the largest personal libraries in the country, Abraham hails from Irinjalakuda, Kerala. He worked with the Central Secretariat, New Delhi, during 1989-2017. In Shelf Life, Abraham writes about reading, books, and beyond.

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A Blockbuster on Muthuswami Dikshitar

A Blockbuster on Muthuswami Dikshitar

Dr V Raghavan’s book, on Muthuswami Dikshitar, youngest of the famed Carnatic trinity, is a comprehensive description of the composer’s musical journey as well as life history.

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Mohiniyattam: Its Art & Aesthetics

The distinguished danseuse describes the aesthetics of Mohiniyattam through the elements of angika, vachika, aaharya and stvika abhinaya and further through the role of music and musical instruments esoteric to Kerala.

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Ammannur Madhava Chakyar                                     Ente Koodiyattam Smaranakaliloode

Ammannur Madhava Chakyar Ente Koodiyattam Smaranakaliloode

Ammannur Madhava Chakyar Ente Koodiyattam Smaranakaliloode is a pilgrimage by G Venu, the first non-Chakyar disciple of Padmabhushan Ammannur Madhava Chakyar, with his guru in the momentous journey in which Venu had followed him like a shadow for most part of Chakyar’s life Title Ammannur Madhava Chakyar Ente Koodiyattam Smaranakaliloode| Author G Venu | Language Malayalam | Price Rs 350| Publisher Kerala Sangeetha...

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Vasundhara – Odyssey of a Dancer

Vasundhara – Odyssey of a Dancer

Vasundhara – Odyssey of a Dancer, the biography of Dr Vasundhara Doraswamy, captivates the reader right from the first page as it portrays the insurmountable barriers the dancer had to cross during the spirited journey to become a world-renowned Bharatanatyam artiste. Even as the nuances of the dance form are dealt with in depth, the...