Entertainment

June 7, 2012

Two Anniversaries and a Book Launch

More articles by »
Written by: IMPress Archives
Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Ruskin Bond at Landmark. Photo: Jim Ankan Deka
Ruskin Bond, author of many widely sought after books, was at the Landmark store in Forum Mall, Bangalore, on June 6, 2012, to release his new book of poems “Hip Hop Nature Boy and Other Poems” published by Penguin Books India. The event “Meet Ruskin Bond at Landmark” was organized by both Penguin Books and Landmark stores to celebrate their 25th anniversaries this year.

Ruskin Bond at Landmark (Photo: Jim Ankan Deka)

Ruskin Bond at Landmark (Photo: Jim Ankan)

With around 200 spectators, the event was grand and aesthetical. After the inauguration ceremony, the author cut a cake along with his favourite audience – children, recited a poem from the new book, answered few questions of his fans and signed autographs.

The book “Hip Hop Nature Boy and Other Poems” is a collection of few of his favourite poems, some old poems and the ones written in the recent past. Regarding the inspiration behind the book, the author said it came from observing children perform hip hop in Odisha, a state of India. He also said about his love for children and that he will always try to understand their qualities.

 

Ruskin Bond is an Indian author of British descent born in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh in 1934. His first novel “The Room on the Roof”, written when he was seventeen, received the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial prize in 1957. He received the Sahitya Academy award in 1993 and the Padma Shri in 1999. Presently he is staying in Landour, Mussoorie, with his extended family.
Ruskin Bond with children at Landmark (Photo: Jim Ankan)

Ruskin Bond with children inaugurating his book at Landmark (Photo: Jim Ankan)

Ruskin Bond at Landmark (Photo: Jim Ankan Deka)

People chatting with Ruskin Bond in Bangalore (Photo: Jim Ankan)

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Share


About the Author

IMPress Archives
IMPress Archives
IMPress Archives is our articles written and published by past staff members. In accordance with our Terms and Conditions, IPA and IMPress will determine which of these articles will remain in our archives and which will be deleted when a staff member is no longer part of our team.




 
 

 

International Beauty Show 2019 Draws Thousands

ach year we attend the International Beauty Show, with a sense of discovery. We ask ourselves, what will be the next big trend for the beauty industry this year? We also wonder if they can top the previous years shows in both e...
by Len Rapoport
0

 
 

New York Times Travel Show 2019-NYC

2019 NY Times Travel Show...At IPA and IMPress Magazine we are all about travel. Our sister company Travel Pavilion, is our travel agency business.  Our fantastic website offers our original articles, photos, and videos fr...
by Len Rapoport
0

 
 

Make Healthy “Georgie Meatloaf” For Your Dog 2019

Our recipe for the healthiest and freshest dog food on the internet. We call it Georgie Meatloaf after our dogs name and it has been tested by over 39,000 readers and viewers of our popular YouTube video. Find out how you can ...
by Len Rapoport
1

 

 

PhotoPlus 2018, The Photo Industry Evolves

PDN PhotoPlus Expo 2018 showcased new and exciting photo and video gear. This year we filmed part of our video with our iPhone 8+ and a Rode Mobile Interview Kit.
by Len Rapoport
0

 
 

Just Bought A 2018 Kia Optima-Find Out Why

As a writer, photojournalist and editor of four online publications, I am always looking for new content to publish on our websites.  Since I don’t drive many miles each year and had two older vehicles a 2001 Lexus a...
by Len Rapoport
0

 

 

2018 QuickChek Festival of Ballooning

2018 QuickChek Festival of Ballooning   ” 2018 QuickChek Festival of Ballooning” is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and is the premier family entertainment attrac...
by Len Rapoport
0

 



0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


You must be logged in to post a comment.


 
%d bloggers like this: