Hippie, Paulo Coelho’s most autobiographical book, is a nostalgic trip down memory lane about his days as a hippie, and is a beautiful story about friendship, love, the search for meaning and realizing that getting closer to oneself demands many tough choices.

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Alenka Sottler: On Faces on Covers, Book Illustrations and Slovenia

Alenka Sottler, an award-winning Slovenian painter and illustrator, talks about her love for painting and literature, the art of illustration and the immense power that depicting human faces on book covers can have on readers.

Dr. Mini Chandran: On Literary Censorship in India

This week, we spoke to Dr. Mini Chandran, a professor at IIT Kanpur and an expert on literary censorship to understand its state in India, the circumstances in which it thrives and the true cost of it on writers.

Rajendra Nagar: On Linguistic Fossils, Literature and The Human Race

Rajendra Nagar, a historian and writer talks about the importance of literature, how it has shaped the human race and how a single word brought about all the stories we know, speak of and create today.

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