By Sagnik Anupam, a freshman at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Email: [sagnik] at [mit] dot [edu]

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Reaching Cambridge, Five Months Later

March 08, 2021

It is 2PM on a Saturday. I'm listening to one of my favorite dreampop albums, much like I used to back home, except my room looks a lot more bare…


An end-of-the-year recap of ten of my favorites

December 31, 2020

At the beginning of the year, I made a promise to myself that I would read more this year once I graduated high school. I suppose…


Finally, finals.

December 18, 2020

The semester draws to a close. It is 1 AM, yesterday night, and I cannot sleep, so I am playing the Celeste (video game) soundtrack in the background…


Adventures in Book Markets and Book Fairs

December 12, 2020

The vast majority of the books on my shelves today don't come from organized bookshops. They come from…


The Bookshop Diaries

December 05, 2020

The first bookstore I remember visiting was in Priya Market. The place itself goes by many names…


Outside the Classroom

November 29, 2020

It is some obscure hour of the evening/night and I am at my desk, brain-dead after struggling to figure out some elementary problem…


Teaching at Splash 2020

November 24, 2020

The weekend before last, on Saturday, November 14, 2020, I taught the first class of my life. Given that I have always wanted to teach something…


Adapting to College, Halfway Across the World

October 29, 2020

I wake up. It is 6:30 AM. No, it is 1:30 AM. No, it is 2 PM, and my parents are waking me up to have…


Some Frequently Asked Questions

October 11, 2020

Hi there! As a rule of thumb, I'm usually very happy to receive emails from people who visit my website, and I'd love…


Why, Oh Why, Do I Stay Up All Night

October 04, 2020

Do you ever have that crazy feeling that makes you want to stay up all night to make something cool? Most of the time…


On Orientations, FPOPs, and Classes

September 07, 2020

So, where do I begin? Ever since I started writing, I have always found the beginning something to be the hardest part…


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