A Sunday to whet literary appetites

GURGAON: It was a day when Gurgaonites celebrated ‘Literary Sunday’. The Gurgaon Literary and Art Club (‘gLiterARTi’), a committed book society that regularly organises events and activities to promote the cause of literature and art,hosted a one-day literary festival (also called ‘gLiterARTi’) to a small but enthusiastic bunch of book lovers.   Starting things off with a bang was Rajdeep […]

Match-fixing a ‘glitch’, cricket in good health

GURGAON: A former Team India captain played with typical flamboyance on Saturday as Gliterarti, Gurgaon’s first literature and art festival, provided the perfect pitch for a session on cricket at Cyber Hub that had the audience listening with rapture.   The session, titled ‘Lasting the course. How cricketers can overcome challenges’, saw Krishnamachari Srikkanth relive his playing days and discuss […]

Why ‘rock star’ Kohinoor outshone Bigger Diamonds

GURUGRAM: Two writers, as different as haggis and halwa, and a chat on publishing (and how to get published) made for a lively three hours early on Saturday evening, at the ‘Fact & Fiction’ event presented by gLiterARTi, at the city’s Club5.   As only he could, celebrated author and historian William Dalrymple brought to life the ‘One Thousand and […]

Gurgaon inspires interesting stories: Meenakshi Sharma

Since 2010, usually once every month, the Gurgaon Art and Literary Club (GLiterARTi) invites a writer, gathers like-minded people together, and starts a discussion on a chosen theme. Sharad Kohli talks to Meenakshi Sharma, the club’s founder, about her endeavours to ensure that Gurgaonites don’t miss out on the joys of the written word.   Q. How did the Gurgaon […]

Fact And Fiction Enchants Book Lovers Of Gurugram

With stalwarts like travel writer, historian and co-director of Jaipur Literature Festival William Dalrymple on the one hand and Gurugram Literary and Art Club (GLiterARTi) & DLF Club5 Fact &Fiction event was a fascinating literary afternoon that kept over 150 book lovers of Gurugram enthralled on Saturday 29 nd April at the beautiful Club 5 at DLF5.   The afternoon […]