Delhiwale: Death of bookstore pioneer

Warm, genial, easy-going, with a husky voice, it’s easier to imagine him spending his waking hours with his grandchildren, or cheerful pigeons. But his life is closely related to books. Mirza Yaseen Baig, one of the iconic pioneers of the Delhi book world who founded Midland Bookstore, died at 2pm on Thursday at the age … Read more