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Saturday, August 1, 2009

Media updates yo!

It took us a while to collect all the links and photos, but here goes the long-awaited post. Firstly, photos from the launch of Kinaara on July 1.

Anomitra and yours truly at the Seagull Bookstore, just before people started coming in. We're just pretending that we're not nervous. Photo credits to Bedatri.

The panel discussion in progress. From left to right, Dr. Rimi B. Chatterjee, Dr. Kavita Panjabi, Mr. Oishik Sircar and Mr. Pratim D. Gupta. Photo credits to Pujarini Sen.

Part of the audience (the one with us in it; yes, we're narcissistic like that). You can see Anomitra, my head (but not the rest of me), Bedatri and Rohit, among others. Photo creds again to Pujarini.

The launch was reported on the city edition of the Hindustan Times and on The Telegraph in Schools, neither of which, interestingly, have a web edition; so there is no link.

However, there is this (rather ludicrous, I must say) coverage of Kinaara on the Indian Express. No, we're not a south-east Asian magazine really, and no, my surname isn't spelt like that, but I did say ludicrous, right? Rather more factually correct is the coverage in this week's Tehelka, which should be on your newsstands by today morning (at least if you're in India) and stay there for another week, so if you're interested in souveniers for the future you know where to look!

On a rather more serious note, the August edition of Kinaara has just been put up on our website. Go take a look, and tell us if you like what you see.

Monidipa Mondal