For 4,000 years, cancer has stalked us. Even as cholera and tuberculosis—the scourges of the 19th century—wilted in the wake of medical advancements and vigorous public health campaigns, the cancer cell continued to bloom. Ubiquitous but taboo (The New York Timesrefused to print the very word in its pages during the early 1950s), cancer is [...]
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Our fourth feature in the papers! The Deccan Chronicle has featured a write up of The Readers’ Web in the third page of the Deccan Chronicle Kerala supplement. We thank DC for giving us this opportunity to potentially meet all the readers in the city! Read our article here online or click on the image below.
A partial copy of a 500-year-old book considered one of the earliest and most lavishly illustrated works of the 15th century is now on sale for $35,000 at a rare book shop in Utah. Book dealer Ken Sanders was shocked back in April when while volunteering at a fundraiser for a small town museum in Sandy, [...]
Recently I had conversation with a couple of book vendors and publishers. We ended up speaking about the different types of books that are published; the paperbacks, the soft bound, the cloth bound and of course the hard bound. The books in the soft cover was a beauty to behold but then my eyes hovered [...]
There are few books, those which come along every once in a while and jolt you out of your normal line of thought, and really make you *think*. A prime example of such a book is The Fountainhead, by Ayn Rand. First published in 1943, it’s ‘radical’ theory of individualism shocked critics and readers alike, [...]
If you live in Cochin and if you love books, you are at the right place! We give you www.TheReadersWeb.com, Cochin’s first library where the books come knocking at your door! The Readers’ Web™ is our first venture in doing our bit to Promote the Joys of Reading among all. We planned a lot. [...]