The ‘City of Joy’ witnessed an evening of book reading and discussion of ‘The Smallest Stories to Extraordinary’ at Soul – The Sky Lounge, Kolkata’s gorgeous roof top lounge in the heart of the city on Little Russel Street. With the pleasant February spring air and being Valentine’s Day Eve it was an evening under the stars!
The book, authored by Dr PriyaVirmani,an author, a political and economic analyst, a disruptive social entrepreneur, a TED speaker, the CEO of luxury travel publication Ame-Luxe, a wellbeing specialist and a passionate advocate for women’s issues, unearths and highlights the joy and power enclosed in the everyday.
The session was hosted by the eminent radio personality Jimmy Tangree.Renowned Bollywood actor, VivekOberoi had also shared a foreword about the book. Celebrated Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Bridgette Jones read a passage from one of the stories from the book following the author herself. The event was also graced by a few noted personalities like the founder of Sonali’sCubo- Vayjayanti Pugalia, Public Relations expert Rita Bhimani, famous artist PriyamDalmia and others.
According to Mr.VivekOberoi, ““The stories in this book are little stories – stories of the everyday, highlighting the extra in the ordinary – an ‘extra’ordinary we often pass by because it’s the bigger things we are chasing after.”