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February 16, 2016 , By BlabberCat

Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet

Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet

As a writer, a literature meet is a Utopian abode where likeminded people are found together absorbed all the energy that has, over the years, built us the way we are. I don’t remember the last time I broke down due to a fellow human being’s hurtful words hurled at me, but I do remember seldom instances where I was left teary-eyed after finishing a brilliant novel. I do remember crying listening to Rajdeep Sardesai’s motivating words effortlessly spoken disguised in wit. I do remember crying when an author, whose book I grew up reading passed away and I felt the same spectrum of emotion when I saw my idols sitting 10 meteres away from me as panelists talking about topics that affect me more than why celebrity couples are breaking up – Astha Modi

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