The Bibliophile's 35 Under 35

"A list of 35 ScrollStack posts published before October 6th, 2020, categorised and arranged in order - for your reading pleasure.

Thank you for reading. Keep chasing the blues away, one book at a time :)" ~ Nitin


Bibliotherapy (noun) - ‘The use of books to aid people in solving the issues that they may be facing at a particular time.’ First coined during the trying times of World War I.

The debut post - the tale of my journey as a reader, told through nine montages, nine quotes...

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"On March 22nd, 2020, life changed. For better or for worse, no one knows, but it changed for good."

A trilogy of rather long posts revisiting a rather long summer in reverse chronological order...

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“42 - the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything.” ~ 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' by Douglas Adams

My post-'gap year' take on Life, the Universe and Everything...

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"Welcome to gapyear.scrollstack.com!

This corner of the web will be hosting a host of tales from a thirty-six-month-long 'gap year' for your reading (and my writing) pleasure."

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Bibliophile (noun) - ‘An 'ape-descended life form' who prefers books to other 'ape-descended life forms'. One who doesn't like people less, but loves reading more.’

Guide (noun) - ‘Everything about something of interest - in one place, updated at regular intervals and arranged in reading order. Usually in the form of a handbook designed to be useful for visitors, first-timers and veterans alike, both 'ape-descended' as well as other-worldly.’

Project Bibliotherapy 101...

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Ickigai Identification 101...

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Odes to some of my favorites...

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Rare Bedtime Stories resurrected from the Soviet Era for kids of all ages...

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The first Bibliotherapy Quiz Contest...

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Screen favourites...

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Retro Gaming...

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A few of my aural discoveries...

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Past issues of the weekly magazine. To be continued shortly as part of 'Read More with Project Bibliotherapy'...

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#31 Bibliotherapy Zine #2

#32 Bibliotherapy Zine #3


Brilliant reads discovered on ScrollStack in September...

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A post detailing the latest Bibliotherapy experiment to nudge the world to read more...

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The only under-35 list to which I can legally make it... going forward... :P

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Once upon a time, over the course of one billion seconds (or 31.7ish years), I followed the path glorified by society for any Indian kid getting good grades in school. Armed with a degree in Engineering and an MBA, I led a comfortable existence, earning decent paychecks in exchange for selling stuff; biscuits at first, followed by advertisements - for seven years. But being a bibliophile, someone who prefers books to people, a career in Sales wasn’t exactly my calling. So the moment I gathered enough confidence to do so, I quit! Three years have passed since then. Three years of living on my own terms, one day at a time, mostly without a plan, either 'On The Road' or 'At Home'. Three years, and counting…