Currently Reading : an exclusive excerpt from “The Girl Who Saw It All”

“I also had my share of sleepless nights. I used to curse myself for not being with my parents when they needed me, I thought of the things I could have done to save them which I could not do at right time. I used to remember the small incidents when I annoyed my mother,

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

Hello world

The Lucknow Book Club is now a website, and as our meetings and our club has evolved, so has our content. Our major presence is on Facebook, but this is where we chronicle some of our longer discussions, and sometimes chronicle them for posterity. Feel free to browse our menu and go through some of