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Memories of a Circulating Library

When I was 9, my mother enrolled me into a circulating library in Jayanagar 4th Block. It was named Serene, and it was operating out of what was a smallish garage. The librarian, whose name I cannot really recall (I think it was Kumar or some other common Kannadiga name), was thin, silent and didn’t strike me as someone who read himself. It was a living for him.

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