Meet Vijai Kumar Sharma, a Mechanical Engineering graduate from B.H.U, who worked in Govt. of India, Industrial Organization for 34 years. He has also worked as an Associate Professor, Mgt. Institute, Jaipur and in was trained in West Germany. He has a great amount of technical experience and has travelled across 17 countries. His recognition in the field of writing include President of India award in 1968 for technical paper in Hindi. He has been writing and reviewing books alongside his stellar technical career. He reviews books both in English and Hindi. Many of his book reviews have been published in some magazines/journals in India and abroad including Vikalpa, IIM Ahmedabad, Management Review, IIM Bangalore and Quality Progress, USA. Without much ado, let's dive into this insightful interview with Vijai Kumar Sharma.
In this new episode of A Latte with Literati, meet Chandra Sundeep, a bibliomane and a writer. Her website, Wordsopedia, features several fantastic book reviews. Chandra also writes fiction and has contributed to multiple short story anthologies. Moolah!, Dipped In Love, and Tea With A Drop of Honey to name a few. Chandra is an avid reader from the age of 10. She believes that reading makes a great writer.
Meet Japneet Kaur, a buzzfeed featured book blogger and the owner of the popular bookstagram handle, millennial_reader. She is obsessed with books, tea, and junk jewelry. She loves nature and food and is on a journey to explore the world through narratives. Being an INFP-T personality type, she find solace in books, and nature. She loves South Asian Fiction. So, without much ado, let's dive into the world of Japneet Kaur!
Mugdha Mahajan aka @confuzzledreader is a book reviewer from Punjab, India. She is 24 years old and currently pursuing Chartered Accountancy. Her favorite things to do are reading, sleeping, eating and studying. She loves food and exploring new places to eat. She has a very interesting routine – her day starts around 2:00 P.M and end at 6:00 A.M 😊 She hails from a joint family with two siblings. She also loves painting and face art. She often combines her love for face art and reading to create beautiful book review posts on Instagram. Mugdha was featured on Buzzfeed, among the list of top bookstagrammers from India. Being an introvert, it takes her a long time to open up to people, but her bookstagram account helped her gain confidence.
Meet Muskan, a Buzzfeed featured bookstagrammer from Indore. At the tender age of twenty years, she manages her studies, work and reading. She is a bibliophagist by choice, a bibliovert by nature and a writer by passion. This is how a friend might describe her, 'She can talk about the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe in one breath. Finds her solace in random words strung together, blinded by a jacket that makes you think. Makes absurd decisions and struggles to find perfect endings.' She loves hosting book clubs, readathons, readalongs, anything that she can do to promote reading.
Krutika Puranik is a 28-year-old banker from Bengaluru who plunges into the world of finance during the day but otherwise seeks solace in words. There are only two things that she wholeheartedly loves; books that teleport her away from reality and her pet, Layla, who lights up her world. Apart from being a reader, she also enjoys writing about women in her family. As a through and through feminist, she takes pleasure in supporting and, in turn seeking courage from other women. If there is one thing that she is sure of, it is this fact that the book that she will write in the future will undoubtedly be female-oriented. She does not shy away from voicing her opinions and often seeks pleasure from the simplest of things like a cup of strong filter coffee or a good book. Without much ado let's dive into the world of Krutika's reading.
Meet Aakanksha Jain, a top Indian book reviewer, an author, YouTuber, and Podcaster. Her love for reading books made her quit her job. She has been blogging since 2017 and has worked with more than 200 writers. She firmly believes that a good book can change a life. Recently, she was awarded the Best Book... Continue Reading →
Meet Khyati Gautam - A 24-year-old bookaholic who aspires to become a content nerd. Khyati belongs to the beautiful city of lakes, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. She loves reading books and creatively bringing out their essence. Khyati is a dreamer and a storyteller and desires to live the life of a vagabond, collecting stories 🙂 I... Continue Reading →
Nupur Lakhe describes herself in three words - Dreamer, Writer, and Reader. Being a book reviewer perfectly combines her love for reading and writing. Nupur is always drawn by great story telling, and when not reading she loves to tell stories - fact and fiction. She loves it when her book reviews convinces a reader to pick up a book. Nupur has been featured on media like BuzzFeed, and her writings have been published in Delhi Poetry Slam and Prohze Online. Let's dive into this amazing interview with Nupur Lakhe.
Meet Mridula Gupta, the founder of the book blog, Ecstatic yet Chaotic. She also owns the popular Instagram handle @ecstatic_yet_chaotic. Mridula is a social media manager and content writer. Reading has always been therapeutic for Mridula. One of her goals is to start a newsletter through which she wants to introduce people to Indian Literature and make it accessible. Without much ado, let's hear about Mridula's journey as a reader.