The House at 43, Hill Road | Reading and Discussion|6 Assagao, 10th December, 7.30 pm onwards

“The House at 43 Hill Road” tells of the aristocratic Braz Rodrigues, who built his house in the mid-1800s, on the plot where it all happened, with family vignettes, and how his grand daughter-in-law Lydia made the address known worldwide for the exquisite wedding gowns she designed.

Indie Comix Fest Goa at The Mandrem House| 28th October, 2018, 10 am – 7 pm

A festival for self-published comics. Buy, sell your independently created comics, interact with comics artists and readers. An event to foster the creation and distribution of comics as an art form.

Reading and discussion | 13 years by Ramchandra Singh|August 13th 2018, 7.30 pm,6 Assagao

A singular record of recent history and of individual witness, Singh’s prison diary, newly expanded, appears in English for the first time. Offering unprecedented intimacy with the everyday life of the imprisoned everyman, Singh challenges us to look without flinching and question our assumptions about crime and punishment.

Book Launch and Reading : Fair-Weather Brother|July 14th at The Village Studio, Parra|7-9 pm|

The Novel follows Charlie trip where he has to leave Goa in the offseason (June) and go for a few months to Nubra Valley (Himalayas) to make some money. As Charlie leaves Goa with his brother James (who’s trying other options and has an interview for a job on the cruise liner in Bombay). Their plan is to reach Bombay in the morning where James will go for his interview and then the same day, they have to catch a train to Jammu & Kashmir. But life as we know never goes according to our plans, the same happens in the novel.

Book Launch | The Baptism of Tony Calangute| Sudeep Chakravarti | May 14th, 6 Assagao, 8 pm

‘The Baptism of Tony Calangute’ tells the story of Tony Calangute, the owner of Happy Bar, and his fiery cousin Dino Dantas, self-appointed guardian of Aparanta, the mythic, idyllic Goa of old. Their tale begins in the sleepy seaside village of Socorro Do Mundo, where time holds little meaning.