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�Memories often inspire great creative works�

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, May 10 � Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami said that memories often inspired great creative works, and world literature was replete with memoirs that stood the test of time.

Formally releasing a book, Smritir Suravi authored by Ramani Kanta Deka at the Pensioners� Bhavan on Sunday, Dr Goswami said that memoirs were sometimes more absorbing than even novels. She referred to War Memoirs by Winston Churchill which had won the Nobel Prize.

Deka�s book, Dr Goswami said, was a refreshing exercise that relived the author�s memories in a vivid manner. �It is a book with a difference� it contains many an interesting moment drawn from the author�s varied experiences. It also has quite a few anecdotes from the lives of several luminaries of the State, including Assam�s first Chief Minister and statesman, Gopinath Bardoloi,� she said.

Several speakers, including former Vice Chancellor of DU, Kamaleswar Bora, writer Tabiul Hussain, Jyotipada Choudhury of Natun Asom-Bani Prakash, the publisher of the book, addressed the gathering.

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�Memories often inspire great creative works�

GUWAHATI, May 10 � Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami said that memories often inspired great creative works, and world literature was replete with memoirs that stood the test of time.

Formally releasing a book, Smritir Suravi authored by Ramani Kanta Deka at the Pensioners� Bhavan on Sunday, Dr Goswami said that memoirs were sometimes more absorbing than even novels. She referred to War Memoirs by Winston Churchill which had won the Nobel Prize.

Deka�s book, Dr Goswami said, was a refreshing exercise that relived the author�s memories in a vivid manner. �It is a book with a difference� it contains many an interesting moment drawn from the author�s varied experiences. It also has quite a few anecdotes from the lives of several luminaries of the State, including Assam�s first Chief Minister and statesman, Gopinath Bardoloi,� she said.

Several speakers, including former Vice Chancellor of DU, Kamaleswar Bora, writer Tabiul Hussain, Jyotipada Choudhury of Natun Asom-Bani Prakash, the publisher of the book, addressed the gathering.