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The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered its Cold War Victory 


The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered its Cold War Victory 


In the nature of a historical narrative and interpretation of America’s foreign policy after the Second World War and then the end of the Cold War, interspersed with lively vignettes, anecdotes and robust analysis, Prof Andrew Bacevich, dissects the hubris and grand follies of the US foreign policy establishment

How Books Can Liberate You From Pandemic Distress

How Books Can Liberate You From Pandemic Distress

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors and the most patient of teachers. Books have the power to transport us to new worlds and different times, but they can also take us back to the important moments in our own lives

Books: The Ultimate Stress Busters!

Books: The Ultimate Stress Busters!

Psychologists are of the opinion that reading distracts our mind from whatever is causing us stress, decreases blood pressure and lowers the heart rate. It improves the overall health! It soothes the mind and relaxes the body

World Book Day: Why Don’t We Celebrate It In Kashmir?

World Book Day: Why Don’t We Celebrate It In Kashmir?

India is among one of the ten countries that account for almost three quarters of the world’s illiterate adults, according to the UNESCO. National Literacy Trust says, the number of children reading books has fallen down to 26 percent in 2020 as compared to 43 percent in 2015

5 Kashmiri Writers You Should Read in Lockdown

5 Kashmiri Writers You Should Read in Lockdown

As many people have resorted to reading during the present pandemic-induced indoor routine, here’s the list of five authors one should read to understand the Kashmir’s celebrated penmanship

Of Two Buddies, Accord, and Lotus in Kashmir: A Blast from Past

Of Two Buddies, Accord, and Lotus in Kashmir: A Blast from Past

As Abdullahs became freemen on the heels of an Indian spymaster’s ‘new JK CM’ prediction recently, a new book penned by a senior Indian scribe started doing rounds for its journalistic take on Srinagar-Delhi furtive dealings

Love to Read? Here are Some Career Choices

Love to Read? Here are Some Career Choices

Reading is gaining momentum and people are making best use of their quarantine time. There is one good news for readers. If you love reading books and find solace in words, there are a lot of creative opportunities that you may cherry pick. Some of these are

Zakir Malik is a Poet, of Whom, We Will Hear a Lot in the Future

Zakir Malik is a Poet, of Whom, We Will Hear a Lot in the Future

Most of the contemporary poetry books let us surge into skies with our closed eyes into the dream world. On the contrary the poems of ‘The Wail of The Woods’ penetrates deep inside the soul and compels one to ponder and search for the answer to questions posed

 

Books for Quarantined

Books for Quarantined

Gulshan Books, a premier bookstore and publisher in the city, has  donated 1,000 books to people quarantined at different centres in the Kashmir valley. 

End Plight of Kashmir, Say Writers at Lahore Literary Fest

End Plight of Kashmir, Say Writers at Lahore Literary Fest

At the festival, Kashmir was a hot topic at various sessions, attended by literati from across the globe. The U.K.-based academic, author and poet Nitasha Kaul, urged the international community to play a more vigorous role in highlighting the Kashmir issue.

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