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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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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Book Review: “On Writing” by Stephen King

There are not enough writing talents like Stephen King who seldom takes more than a cigarette’s length (non scientific measurement of time representing a period of time taking to consume a cigarette) to establish the character and its motivation. “On Writing” is a partial memoir and partial writing guide. He does not take more than… Read More Book Review: “On Writing” by Stephen King

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Book Review: Unaccustomed Earth By Jhumpa Lahiri

Have you ever tried a curry in an Indian restaurant aboard? They usually are too mild for Indians but too spicy for others. That is exactly how the characters of Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earth were. It is a short story collection, like her debut book, Interpreter of Maladies, based on 2nd generation Bengalis (natives of… Read More Book Review: Unaccustomed Earth By Jhumpa Lahiri

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