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Twinkle Khanna is a well-known author, newspaper columnist, interior designer, film producer and a former film actress. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her performance in the romance film Barsaat, which was followed by Jaan, Baadshah and Mela.
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If It Bleeds
Stephen King - 2020-04-20
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If it Bleeds is a collection of four new novellas —Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, The Life of Chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds— each pulling readers into intriguing and frightening places.A collection of four uniquely wonderful long stories, including a stand-alone sequel to The Outsider.News people have a saying: 'If it bleeds, it leads'. And a...
Twinkle Khanna
2020-08-16T15:25:44.000Z
I almost forgot why I fell in love with books in the first place.Stephen King brings it all back.Reading just for pleasure.A flat page holding a multitude of three dimensional creatures waiting to be unleashed. Joyous reading.The way it was and the way it should be #BookTwitter      source
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
A Novel
Gail Honeyman - 2018-06-05 (first published in 2017)
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No ones ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fineMeet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what shes thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding unnecessary human contact, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. Bu...
Twinkle Khanna
2019-05-29T02:33:02.000Z
Eleanor is awkward, funny, an alcoholic and clearly not fine. A great book for someone who wants to get over a reading slump. Loved it! #mustread #eleanoroliphantiscompletelyfine #TweakIt      source
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Eating Wasps
Anita Nair - 2018-01-01
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In a small town by the river Nila, a thirty-five year old writer kills herself. No one knows why.Fifty-two years later, an antique cupboard in a private resort opens to reveal a frightened child. And the mystery begins to unravel.From the bestselling author of Ladies Coupe comes an unusual new novel about the intensity – and consequences – of desir...
Twinkle Khanna
2018-11-10T07:02:37.000Z
This is a book that around the 30th page I had to put away because it hurt too much, a visceral pain, but I finished it in one go the next day. Eating Wasps is a beautiful, unsettling read. #EatingWasps #bookrecommendations #AnitaNair      source
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Let's Do This Together
Lubaina Bandukwala - 2019-09-01
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How much? How many? How far? How small? Math helps to make sense of the world around us. This book is filled with stories that cleverly contain everyday math problems for parents and children to solve together. Parents will love to watch a child open up their minds and think for themselves. Children will find the stories completely relatable and fu...
Twinkle Khanna
2018-04-07T06:09:20.000Z
A great book by Vineeta Kanoria and Lubaina Bandukwala with math problems to solve within stories. My little one loves it! #letsdothistogether      source
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When I Hit You
Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife
Meena Kandasamy - 2020-03-17 (first published in 2017)
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Set in modern India, the unnamed narrator falls in love with a university professor and agrees to be his wife. Based on the author’s own experience of marriage, soon the newly-wed experiences extreme violence at her husband’s hands and finds herself socially isolated. Intellectual and physical cruelty is explored. Yet hope keeps her alive and she k...
Twinkle Khanna
2017-08-25T09:01:52.000Z
I ended up reading this book over the weekend and I couldn't put it down.A lyrical,compelling read #WhenIHitYou #MustRead @juggernautbooks      source
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City of Djinns
A Year in Delhi
William Dalrymple - 2003-03-25 (first published in 1993)
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Sparkling with irrepressible wit, City of Djinns peels back the layers of Delhi's centuries-old history, revealing an extraordinary array of characters along the way-from eunuchs to descendants of great Moguls. With refreshingly open-minded curiosity, William Dalrymple explores the seven "dead" cities of Delhi as well as the eighth city-today's Del...
Twinkle Khanna
2016-05-09T08:18:44.000Z
A beautifully written book @DalrympleWill trying to read it slowly because I don't want it to end :)      source
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Yoga Education For Children/VOL 1
Swami Satyananda Saraswati - 1999-01-10
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This is a book on yoga compiled with children in mind. The first part explains which yoga practices are particularly beneficial for children of different ages. It offers approaches that can be used by teachers and parents to introduce yoga to children of different age groups. It includes topics such as: better methods of education, integrating yoga...
Twinkle Khanna
2015-06-10T05:00:56.000Z
A wonderful book on yoga for the little ones with games that encourage visualisation      source
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Oh, the Places You'll Go!  
Dr. Seuss - 1990-01-22
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For out-starting upstarts of all ages, here is a wonderfully wise and blessedly brief graduation speech from the one and only Dr. Seuss. In his inimitable, humorous verse and pictures, he addresses the Great Balancing Act (life itself, and the ups and downs it presents) while encouraging us to find the success that lies within us. And will you succ...
Twinkle Khanna
2015-01-28T13:59:43.000Z
I read this Dr Seuss book to the baby but it truly is a guide to life for grownups as well      source