From the Book Nook

by Sheetal Makhan / AYC I like to support South African authors, and when I picked this book up a few weeks ago, the synopsis at the back really caught my attention. It’s the biography of Ayesha (Bibi) Dawood, a dedicated activist from the 1950’s. She was one who stood trial with others like Nelson Mandela … Read more

EC Book Recommendation – learn English while reading!

by Sheetal Makhan / Academic Year Coordinator They say “You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover“, but in this case I couldn’t help it. While browsing through a local bookstore lately, my eyes fell on doe-eyed Saroo Brierley as a child – pictured on the cover of the book he authored, “A Long Way Home“. … Read more

From the Book Nook

So, what is the DOS reading? And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini After reading The Kite Runner and one of the most moving pieces of literature ever, A Thousand Splendid Suns, I could not resist reading Hosseini’s newest book, And the Mountains Echoed. Apart from enjoying the author’s powerful expression, I was drawn because … Read more

From the Book Nook

by Sheetal Makhan / AYC It’s lovely to see that on any given day, our Listening Centre is packed with students. One of our Advance students, Pierrick Dupuy is a regular in the Listening Centre and recently read a captivating book titled, The Enemy. This is what he had to say about it: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  “The … Read more