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Session at Kindle Litfest X and a free booklet !

Thought I would share with you, the video recording of Litfest X, which was a virtual litfest, organised by Amazon's Kindle. I am in conversation with Kumaar Bagrodia, who is the festival director.
I had a great time, interacting with everyone who logged in that day. (People could login and interact with me, real time). It was fun and I enjoyed myself.  The first three chapters of my new book Why We Love The Way We Do, was released during this session.

If you want to download  the free booklet, (there's a signed photo of me in there as well), here is the link:

I am really excited about this book, mostly because I have spent hours and hours, talking to people, researching stuff about relationships, pondering about them asking questions, and discovering and learning many things. I have quoted real-life examples, studies, what the experts say. The short essays give us answers to many pertinent  questions like 'Is it possible to tell if it is love or lust', 'Why do break-ups hurt so much?' and 'Whether friends with benefits' is a good option in relationships.

The book is divided into seven sections, and each section has a specific topic.

My publishers have an arrangement with Amazon, and I will be signing ALL the copies that are pre-ordered. Those who have been following my blog, would remember what back-breaking work that is going to be.

But I am looking forward to it!

Incidentally, the book is already on the best-sellers on I have to thank you guys for making that happen.
And in case  you are one of those late-kates (Or late-latif if you want to be Indian) and still do not know the pre-order link, here it is:


  1. I have pre-ordered Preeti... Waitingggg to hold one with your signature.. :)

    1. And, this time please take care of yourself and do not fall sick.

  2. I was a part of the LitfestX as I had watched it LIVE and submitted a question too. Once the pre-order link was up, I went ahead and pre-ordered the book. Cannot wait to receive it! :-)


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