How “Serial” Changed the landscape of Podcasting

Serial, developed by “The American Life”, is hands-down the most popular podcast ever. It’s popularity was matched with the critical claim and it made the world notice the podcast for good. The Serial became the first podcast to reach 5 million downloads in the iTunes alone. It is reported that the first episode is downloaded… Read More How “Serial” Changed the landscape of Podcasting

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The Call From the Mountains- Himalayan Books Part II

The longing for the mountains are real. There is nothing that can call you from the  farther away than a mountain. They communicate telepathically with the souls they connect with. They were here long before the humans evolved-they have seen it all- from the frozen oceans to the melting glaziers, they know this world better… Read More The Call From the Mountains- Himalayan Books Part II

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Book Review- Eileen #ManBookers2016

Young woman character- underachiever- no relationship- certain unhappiness in their life- forgetful family life- a plan to runaway-leading towards physological thriller … Well I am not talking about The Girl on the Train but Eileen had almost all the recipe of becoming a best selling page turner but instead it overdid the character development & gross narration of the protagonist… Read More Book Review- Eileen #ManBookers2016

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Book Review: The Sellout #ManBookers2016

Also in the Series : Man Bookers 2016 Shortlist Set in regions of Los Angeles, The Sellout by Paul Beatty is the social satire portraying the unfortunate & crime filled neighborhood called Dickens. Dickens is populated majorly by the African Americans, & most of them are economically backward & socially awkward. The narrator & the… Read More Book Review: The Sellout #ManBookers2016

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Korma, Kheer & Kismet took me back to the streets of Old Delhi

Once I took a travelling friend from another city to the Old Delhi for sightseeing (or just eating!). After taking the metro from Central Secretariat we reached the Chawadi Bazar station. The sight after we exited the metro station was so different than what  we had left behind. At Central Secretariat, the view of the… Read More Korma, Kheer & Kismet took me back to the streets of Old Delhi

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