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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Regiment Bazaar

Published in the Indian Express 2006, the article takes the reader to ‘Regiment Bazaar’ in Lucknow Cantt Huddled a kilometer away from the Army Public School in Lucknow cantonment, is “The Regiment Bazaar”, recently rechristened as the “V C Bazaar”, the “Veterinary Corps Bazaar”. The name is attributed to the regiments that were based in

A good summer read !

“Everybody needs inspiration, Everybody needs a song, A beautiful melody when the night’s so long, ‘Cause there is no guarantee that this life is easy” An emotional journey through these printed black letters, The Last Song is the story of seventeen year old Veronica Miller and the circumstances that lead to her rediscovering of love

GUNGA DIN by Rudyard Kipling

You may talk o’ gin and beer When you’re quartered safe out ‘ere, An’ you’re sent to penny-fights an’ Aldershot it; But when it comes to slaughter You will do your work on water, An’ you’ll lick the bloomin’ boots of ‘im that’s got it. Now in Injia’s sunny clime, Where I used to spend

THE DUEL OF LUCKNOW

Tarini Khuro was a fictional character created by Satyajit Ray. Literally, it means “Respected Uncle Tarini.” Khuro in old colloquial Bengali means paternal uncle. The full name of Tarini Khuro is Tarini Ranjan Bandopadhyay. Tarini Khuro’s adventure stories have a touch of supernatural forces in them. He is central to about fifteen stories written by

STAR Library, Hazratganj

STAR LIBRARY: Does anybody re-collect it? No? OK.. here goes. There is a lane between the GIC/Beg Building and the Kayson’s building.. this lane starts from Hazratganj and joins Newal Kishore Road. Star Library was a shack, at the starting of the lane (Hazratganj side), with a very good collection of second-hand books, comparable to