The Price You Pay : Book Discussion |6 Assagao, 8th April 2019, 7.30 pm

The plot twists and turns like the teeming bazaars of Old Delhi, spinning from the betting houses of Chandni Chowk to the smooth tarmac of Lutyen’s imagination. Inside the dark underbelly of an emerging superpower’s capital city, the mirage of opulence and corruption is brutally exposed and the collusion that festers at its very heart.

Book Launch | Hineni by Shivranjana Rathore | 3rd February, 6.30 pm at Sadhana Dell ‘Arte, Merces

Hineni is Hebrew for ‘here I am’ and is the title of the recently published book by writer Shivranjana Rathore. The book is the coming of age story of a survivor of emotionally abusive parenting, narrated in an amalgamation of verse and prose.

In Conversation | Deepa Narayan with Albertina Almeida | 6 Assagao, 7.30 pm, 21st Jan, 2019

Deepa Narayan is the author of the groundbreaking book, Chup: Breaking The Silence About India’s Women based on over 600 interviews with metro women, men and children. It is the first behavioral analyses of educated women and men in cities. Her moniker is Cultural Detective.

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.