City Library - The Delhi Walla, Nizamuddin Basti

City Library – The Delhi Walla, Nizamuddin Basti

A vanishing world. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] One day there will still be books, but they might not be in the printed form. In the series City Library, The Delhi Walla will make a record of the…

City Secret – Hardayal Municipal Public Library, Daryaganj

The newspaper readers’ club [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] In these iPad times of 24X7 news channels and streaming video sites, when the death of the newspaper is considered a certainty, a small bookless library in Daryaganj is…

Capital Regret – On Ms Amita Malik’s Library on the Road

Ms Malik’s nephew writes to The Delhi Walla. [Text by Sarbjit Roy; picture by Mayank Austen Soofi] I read The Delhi Walla‘s story on Ms Amita Malik’s books being sold to a rag picker by her close relatives and domestic…