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“A Ballad of Sir Pertab Singh” by Sir Henry Newbolt

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This particular posy is a lengthy one. And it has been pretty difficult for me to take time out of my busy schedule to make this post. However, I have done so only because this piece of poetry also happens to be one of my favourites from the school days. About the Poet (Source) Henry John Newbolt was born in Bilston, Wolverhampton (then located in Staffordshire, but now in the ...

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell (Book Review 010)

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ISBN: 9780316010665 Tagline: The Power of Thinking without Thinking Malcolm Gladwell covered business, science and medicine for the Washington Post before becoming the New York City bureau chief. Currently he is a staff writer for the New Yorker Blink is an unconventional book on an unconventional topic and is extremely engrossing. The writing style of the author and the choice of the stories/examples used by the author ensures that the reader ...

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