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The Minireads is about books and lessons on topics like entrepreneurship, time management, self help, feminism, mental well being, productivity, fiction and covers many other issues from audiobooks, movies and documentaries. We believe in bringing the wisdom of these sources for our readers in an effortless manner.

A book is not just a story or a mere collection of facts, anecdotes or events.… Continue reading

Climate change and Kadvi Hawa

Kadwi Hawa (Dark wind or bitter wind) presents an emotional aspect of climate change in a powerful movie directed by Nila Madhab Panda who won hearts with his 2017 movie. The movie is set up in the ravines and dryland of Chambal where it has not rained for last 15 years.… Continue reading

Period:The Oscar Nominated Documentary is turning the tables.

A bunch of girls and young ladies have gathered in a cemented house of the village. Nobody is aware of the reason of this assembly but the camera is definitely giving them a feeling of excitement and fear at the same time. Some have smiles plastered on their faces while others are hesistant in making any move.… Continue reading

Two rules to rule: lesson from “four hour work week” by Timothy Ferris

As an employee, do you struggle to retain energy after 9-5 job? Do you feel inefficient even after studying all day long? Does your list of house chores seem endless no matter how much hours you invest?

I’m sure we all have been there. The hours that we put into work have never really shown proportionate results.… Continue reading

A feminist manifesto in fifteen points

Dear Ijeawele or a feminist manifesto in fifteen suggestions is an epistolary novel written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Written in the form of a letter Dear Ijeawele was intitally a personal e-mail written by Adichie in response to her friend “Ijeawele”, who had asked Adichie’s advice on how to raise her daughter a feminist.Continue reading

Of dogs and walls by Yuko Tsushima

“Of dogs and walls” by Yuko Tsushima has two short stories which have never been translated into English before. It comes under the fifty new books published last year, for celebrating the pioneering spirit of iconic Penguin Modern Classics series. Coming from varied backgrounds, each book offers its own contemporary flavor.… Continue reading

Own the day, own your life: a practical guide to a fulfilling life by Aubrey Marcus.

Own the Day, Own Your Life: Optimized Practices for Waking, Working, Learning, Eating, Training, Playing, Sleeping and Sex (2018) is a guide to a healthy life in the modern hectic world. In our everyday life, everything has a priority, work, school, college, movies, eating out, social media and the last thing which features in the list is our health and wellness.… Continue reading

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