#Goodreads Annual Challenge Completed

Not bad at all, I completed my Goodreads challenge to read to 25 books in 2013, almost 20 days in advance. I know the that 25 is not the number to brag about but I feel I wanted to keep a practical target for the year where many weeks had past without any time for…

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Book Review: In Xanadu, A Quest by William Dalrymple

Recently, while browsing through a book store, I found “In Xanadu: A Quest” by William Dalrymple, and wondered that being a fan of his work, how did I not read one of his earliest work? Without wasting any further thought, I bought the book and not for a second, I was disappointed with it. As…

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#ExpectFrom2014 : Books & Literary

2014 is important year for folks of my generation. Important decisions will be made, life will juggle roles, careers will be made or lost, new hopes and expectations will replace the old one. Here, I have started a small series #ExpectFrom2014 I am looking forward for great year ahead for the Books. Here is my Expectations…

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#ExpectFrom2014: Television

2014 is important year for folks of my generation. Important decisions will be made, life will juggle roles, careers will be made or lost, new hopes and expectations will replace the old one. Here, I have started a small series #ExpectFrom2014 Here is my first list, of what I expect from Television from 2014. 1….

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Book Review: Sita, An Illustrated Retelling of Ramayana

I may run a risk of sounding like a fanboy but Devdutt Pattanaik has once again proved that he is one of the most important mythologist of this generation. Like the previous edition, Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of Mahabharata, Devdutt brings new prospective to the great epic of Hindu mythology connecting the world of magic,…

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What Happens When The Baker Gets Baked?

Originally posted on Ashish Shakya:
Before I get into the column, let me state up top that you should never ever do cocaine, because it has horrible side-effects like being lumped in the same category as that guy from Prem Aggan. That must’ve been one of celebrity chef Nigella Lawson’s concerns this week, when she…

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