Speaks of the plight of the middle class youth | "Ineligible" by Bijaya Kumar Mishra

July 08, 2020 0
“Ineligible” by Bijaya Kumar Mishra is so Indian in its look and feel, that it perhaps is a brainchild of the partly orthodox Indian way of...

Hug the present a little tighter! | "Today is a little too precious" by Shruthi Sharma

July 07, 2020 1
The importance of the present moment, the enthralling energy of living in it—is really a fulfilling experience. As they say, “You never know...

Poems that forgive and inspire | "Reflection of a soul"

July 06, 2020 0
The belief in ‘soul’ perhaps is a controversial topic, but the agreement to ‘soulfulness’ is craved for in a definitive manner. Materializin...

An enchanting blend of history and mythology | "Tarikshir" by Khayaal Patel

July 06, 2020 0
“Tarikshir: The Awakening” by Khayaal Patel is the perfect blend of history and mythology you might be looking for. The author does an amazi...

A powerful social commentary | "You Beneath Your Skin" by Damyanti Biswas

July 05, 2020 0
Not many books successfully seem to capture the harsh brutalities that lurk in the overlooked alleys of the society, and therefore it’s a ma...

The world seen through the eyes of a wise man

July 04, 2020 0
Getting lessons on life from experienced people has always been considered valuable. To share his own viewpoints and takeaway from his exper...

Upholds social stigmas and the vicious patriarchy

July 02, 2020 2
Through her words, patriarchy and sympathy seem to materialize on the pages. In the book “Under the Mango Tree”, Bina Pillai lets her langua...

A book that makes you relive your school days

July 01, 2020 0
Mohit Kumar crafts a tale that takes us back to our high school days, the days where we were as free as the birds, and when our friends and ...

Be like water, be fluid | "Fluid" by Ashish Jaiswal

July 01, 2020 1
Be formless, shapeless, like water. Be water, my friend. Ashish Jaiswal writes against the compartmentalisation of subjects, and speaks ag...

poems that talk about the harsh reality of life

June 29, 2020 0
“Life is a sculpture, The sculpture might have a shining face and herculean body, But the sculptures as a rule are deaf, mute and blind....

A story of reconciliation, forgiveness and independence

June 29, 2020 0
At times, letting go becomes so taxing, that we just want to hold on and feel remorse. We crave for sympathy, but are not willing to overcom...

Chitrangada Mukherjee's book has a soul

June 26, 2020 2
My first book by Chitrangada Mukherjee compels me to ask myself “Why hadn’t I picked up her books sooner?” Her latest release “Strange as it...

Simple poems that radiate innocence

June 26, 2020 2
Romantic poems visit me like a faraway stranger, with whom one has blood relations, but who chooses to stay distant. When I’m reading such p...

Why "My Mother's love" is an audacious and thoughtful feat of the author

June 24, 2020 2
My experience with this book was quite a roller coaster ride, there were parts which I was in awe with, while there were parts as well where...

The ways of the corporate jungle

June 18, 2020 4
Balancing a well-crafted corporate saga with the ingraining of real-life technical incidents, Ashutosh Mishra’s “Banker’s Game” turns out to...

A bird's eye view to our existence

June 14, 2020 6
“Coming home has stronger arrival. It’s got an underlying warmth. An unsaid responsibility. Satisfaction of an awkward power. A resistance o...
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