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Celebrating a Thousand Moons
October 5, 2015

Maxine Bernsten one of the finest teachers ever, celebrated her 80th with Bookworm in Goa. We were honored, delighted and excited to play a part in this journey. 

Maxine and only Maxine could have managed by her presence alone to bring together 60 + people from all parts of the country to Goa to celebrate and share in the memory making of a thousand moons. 

Bookworm published a book Threading Texts within Contexts written by Maxine Bernsten and Edited by Jane Sahi and Sujata Noronha to mark this big day and there was a beautiful ceremony of love and friendship that followed.



Bookworm team put together a trailer of the book.

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  1. Love u maxine aaji..
    Glad to be ur student..
    N many thanks to bookworm trust for this work….

  2. Wishing her best wishes! She is a great teacher and social worker. I am fortunate to be her student.
    She has been always inspiring for all of us.
    Thanks and congratulations to Bookworm for publishing ‘Threading Texts within Contexts’.

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