The Painted Quilt
Jan24

The Painted Quilt

. . . By Vivek Anandaramu In late 2011, the kids at MAD Bangalore got their very own library, one that was a far cry from the traditional ones, likely to contain innumerous signs of decorum and etiquette. The MAD Bangalore library, made possible by the nice folks at Bookwallah, has been in action for the last few months. For the kids, the library hour is a regular literary escape, and the library a self-created wormhole. And the walls...

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Resonant- Reading with Love
Nov25

Resonant- Reading with Love

. . . By Joseph Thomas with Naaila Khan To the untrained eye every MADster looks alike. They all wear broad smiles and have a glint in their eye. The ubiquitous ‘MAD’ tees, don’t really help either. MAD Bangalore added new members to its ranks, those part of the library project. These freshly inducted MADsters had a distinctive look about them. They were covered in paint. The MAD Library is a project that is determined to expand and...

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Pallu Library Inauguration
Jan14

Pallu Library Inauguration

As the clock struck 5′O Clock today evening (14th January 2009), the DP World representatives started pouring in for the formal inauguration of the Palluruthy MAD Library.  <That was a moment of truth, when I realised that DP World also shared the same amount of punctuality as MAD> MAD Pallu volunteers had been running helter-shelter for the last few months, to hand-pick from multiple stores around the city, quality books...

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