Book Twins (part I)

Sometimes our Recent book loves lead us in search of the similar books in quality & background. Till few years back. I was very particular about the genres of books that I wanted to read. But some books are so genre defining that they open the gate for many other books in its genre in…

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J is for Jhumpa Lahiri #GuestPost

This post is contributed by S. She doesn’t write too often, but when she writes, she does it brilliantly. You can check her Blog here. Jhumpa Lahiri is most well known for her book, The Namesake which turned out to become a mainstream movie by Mira Nair. So let me start this post with a little…

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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…

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#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: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

In recent past , I have not read a book with greater patience than the Jhumpa Lahiri’s latest, the Lowland. Its an achievement to write a fast paced thriller, its a greater achievement to write a book which makes readers to slow down, think about the events, analysis the chapter before moving on, replay each…

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