Speakeasy- Jazz Age Part II

The Modern Classics Series This is my latest Blog series where I want to discuss the influence and the love of the Modern classics in art, popular culture and mainly literature. Also in the series: The Jazz Age Speakeasy No matter which town you live in, or you are travelling to, you will always find…

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Book Review: Cuckold by Kiran Nagarkar

“Don’t deny yourself the pleasure of reading this book“, a friend told me while discussing this book. Well, that statement was good enough to sell this book to me. There was also another thing about the discussion. I didn’t know what Cuckold meant. Like a good ambassador of my generation, I googled it and stumbled…

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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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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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Indian Personalities Who Deserve a Biopic (Part II)

Earlier this year, I made the list of Indian personalities who deserve a Biopic and cheekily ended the tittle by giving it Part I. So, here I am back with my another list of Indian personalities whose Biopic I would love to see. To be honest, this has been a good year for Biopics. Bhag…

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The Book Review: Chanakya’s Chant

  Chanakya’s Chant is written by Ashwin Sanghi, Indian author based in Mumbai. The book is based on fiction however  the author has used  Historical characters and timelines to give life to the story. The book  runs in a 2 parallel backdrop: The first one is the story of Chanakya. One of the brightest political and…

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