A literary society for book lovers

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Welcome to LBC

Welcome to LBC

Established in 2006, we started with an aim to connect book lovers over coffee and conversation.
This is our origin story.

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Monthly Meetings

Monthly Meetings

Our members meet on the 4th sunday of every month, to discuss a pre decided topic. click here to read about this month's theme and venue..

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Our Tribe is Expanding

Our Tribe is Expanding

Get in on it by showing up, reading our website, and liking us on Facebook, Honestly. its that simple. Just click here.

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5 reasons to attend a literature festival

November, for most of Lucknow, was the season of literature festivals, with two such well attended festivals being held in the city itself, and one of India’s oldest literary festivals , the Tata Literature Live Mumbai literature festival happening simultaneously in Mumbai. The Lucknow Literature Festival that took place from the 11th to the 16th

Kanhaiya aur Kahaniyan

Amid the brouhaha over Kanhaiya Kumar’s presence at the ongoing Lucknow Literary Festival held in Sheroes Hangout, differences arose this Saturday among the eloquent and erudite netizens of LBC, who took to social media to express their opinions on the issue. The primary bone of contention between the two ‘camps’ was whether politicians like Kanhaiya

The Twists of Tongues

It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that a middle-class family in possession of children must be in want of an English-medium school. I distinctly remember my mother being proud of my interest in English and when I had initially started to pen down whatever I could (the early days of an aspiring writer). The main reason

Rahul Sankrityayan : An introduction of the vagabond literary genius

पहले जन्मदिन पर चलना-चलने लगना मनुष्य की सबसे बड़ी उपलब्धि होती है। उसने भूमि का अपना अधिस्पर्श छोड़ दिया : अब वह तलवों-भर से उसे छूता हुआ पूरा जीवन गुज़ारा करेगा। मगर चलना या चलने लगना भर मानव-उत्थान के लिए पर्याप्त नहीं है। चलते तो जानवर भी हैं : वे भी जो तैरते मत्स्य हैं

Finders, Keepers

Finders, Keepers by Sapan Saxena My rating: 5 of 5 stars Amazing debut novel by this ‘Lucknow Boy’, making Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code appear elementary. When I picked this novel, I was very skeptical. I had expected an amateurish book, by a young self proclaimed novelist. But the first chapter astonished me. The story

Finders, Keepers- What happens when one of the most powerful secrets of all times is threatened by a legend equally powerful

Synopsis Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers Two men are murdered in two major towns of India, in settings, which speak volumes of involvement of some sacred cynicism. Is a psycho-killer at loose? Or is this the beginning of something much more grave and dangerous? Troubled by the murder of two of his most trusted allies followed