Category: Events

Book signing of Ather Farouqui’s translated ‘Sawaneh-i Dehli’ at Delhi bookstores

On 19th May 2023, Ather Farouqui, the translator of Mirza Ahmad Akhtar Gorgani’s Sawaneh-i Dehli: Biography of Delhi signed his books at various bookstores in Delhi. The book is translated from Urdu and was written by Bahadur Shah Zafar’s grandson. Sawaneh-i Dehli is Farouqui’s second translated work after Munshi Faizuddin’s Bazm-i-Aakhir – The Last Gathering: A Vivid Portrait of Life in the Red Fort. Signed

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The author of ‘Shahjahanabad’ Swapna Liddle was in discussion with Eric Chopra

On Friday, 28th April 2023, we celebrated the release of Shahjahanabad: Mapping a Mughal City by Swapna Liddle. The author was in conversation with Eric Chopra, the founder of Itihasology, an educational page on Indian history. With a bookstore full of history enthusiasts, the discussion on Shahjahanabad became memorable. Watch the entire conversation here. Below are some photographs from the session. This illustrated book includes

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Book Discussion: Priya Kapoor in conversation with Syeda Imam and Sharmila Tagore

On March 18, we held a book discussion on Syeda Imam‘s Like Fine Wine: Nine Real, Rare Love Stories at CMYK and Eureka Bookstores. Priya Kapoor, Editorial Director of Roli Books, was in conversation with the author, Syeda Imam, and the actor, Sharmila Tagore. They discussed Imam and Tagore’s love and marriage and how there is a change in the definition of marriage at present.

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Book Launch: Like Fine Wine by Syeda Imam

On the evening of 3rd March 2023, we celebrated the release of Like Fine Wine: Nine Real, Rare Love Stories by Syeda Imam at Olive Bar & Kitchen, Delhi. The event was successfully attended by over 100 people listening to their elaborate dialogue on the nine rare examples of love that fascinate. The event was honoured by the presence of Meera Ali Kotwara and Dr.

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Moin Mir in conversation with Naseeruddin Shah and Supriya Nair at Quorum, Mumbai

On the evening of 18th January 2023, Moin Mir, Naseeruddin Shah, and Supriya Nair discussed the former’s book The Lost Fragrance of Infinity at The Quorum, Mumbai. The event was successfully attended by over 100 people listening to their elaborate dialogue on Sufism and Sufi literature.The book is a deeply passionate love story imbued with spirituality, acceptance, compassion, and redemption, and gives a much-deserved voice

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Moin Mir signed his books at Delhi bookstores

On 16th January, Moin Mir tours Delhi to sign his books at the various Khan Market bookstores. He visited the famous Bahrisons Bookstore first and had a small discussion with Mithilesh, the store manager. Accompanying him was his wife, Leonie Mir. Mir then went to the Faqirchand Bookstore where he talked about his third book on which he is currently working. He then ended the

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Karam Puri signed his new book “Madhya Pradesh From Above”

On 22nd December 2022, Karam Puri hopped from one bookstore to another to sign copies of his latest book Madhya Pradesh From Above which he photographed in a collaboration with Madhya Pradesh Tourism. He first went to Midland Bookshop where he had a detailed discussion with Mirza Afsar on how it took him 3 years to finally put together this book. He then visited Bahrisons

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Lecture by Prof. Vidya Dehejia, author of India: A Story through 100 Objects

On 20th December 2022, at India International Centre, Professor Vidya Dehejia, author of India: A Story through 100 Objects gave a lecture on different objects that tell the story of India. The lecture was introduced by William Dalrymple, author, and historian, who further moderated the talk with Prof. Dehejia. It was an evening dedicated to great historians discussing India’s history and the role different objects

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Launch of “Insurgency and the Artist” by Vinay Lal at Vadehra Art Gallery

Insurgency and the Artist: The Art of the Freedom Struggle in India is a gloriously illustrated workthat offers a narrative history of the freedom struggle and the rich interplay of text and images is designed to offer insights that neither conventional histories nor images can offer in isolation. On Wednesday, 14th December, at Vadehra Art Gallery, we celebrated the release of Dr. Vinay Lal’s book.

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