This is a letter from the series 'Letters To...' where I write letters to a character from a book from the point of view of some other character. This letter draws its roots from the book, The Palace Of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. This is a work of fiction and the author makes no… Continue reading Draupadi’s Letter To Arjun
Life has mysterious ways of helping a writer. I'm not talking in terms of money, no, no, no... I'm talking about giving a writer his content! Sometimes it comes in the form of a dream, on other occasions it so happens that in middle of the maths class you get so frustrated that to distract… Continue reading Meeting an Old Friend…
This is a letter from the series 'Letters To...' where I write letters to a character from a book from the point of view of some other character. This letter draws its roots from the book, The Palace Of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. This is a work of fiction and the author makes no… Continue reading Draupadi’s Letter To Vyasa
Okay, so to start with, let's list out some ingredients that make a perfect John Green book, 1. It has to be about high school kids, 2. There should be some mysteries to be solved, 3. We need some humour, that's very important, 4. And most importantly, no matter how the book as a whole… Continue reading Paper Towns Book Review: Did I Have Very High Expectations?
Every now and then, you encounter certain people or are dropped into certain situations that you realize the world is not as one tone as you mistake it to be. It is much more vast and, more importantly, much more real! So I'm a very frequent traveller of the Delhi Metro which has a daily… Continue reading “To Act, or Not to Act, That is the Question”
"The worst blizzard for fifty years, three wintry love stories, one magical night." this line was enough to get me on the hook for this book by three masterclass authors - Maureen Johnson, John Green and Lauren Myracle. Like the above line mentioned, the "one magical night" is none other than that of Christmas Eve… Continue reading Let It Snow Book Review: Leaves You With a Wide Smile
There's this look I get from my friends- a straight face, looking dead straight into my eyes, not a hint of happiness or sadness in this gesture but certainly some pinches of anger- there are only two occasions when I see this reaction- when I tell them I don't like pizza and when I tell… Continue reading Why Do You HATE History?
It was a cool, breezy day of February 2018, when everyone was busy enjoying the weather, I was sitting on my study table trying to figure out why tanΘ was equal to sinΘ / cosΘ. The pain of class 10th Maths and the pressure of performing well in the Board exams was short-lived as something… Continue reading Your Mind is a Fool!
In a male-dominated society, it is not very often that we see a story being told from a female point of view, especially an epic such as the Mahabharata, which has appealed to a wide range of people over the years. Maybe this was the inspiration for Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni to write The Palace of… Continue reading The Palace of Illusions Book Review: Magic That Leaves You Spellbound
When Netflix came out with its adaptation of the 2007 bestseller by Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why in March 2017 it became an instant hit gaining popularity amongst young adults, teenagers and high schoolers. But the buzz was short lived as it was followed by the criticism from people stating that the show glamorized suicide… Continue reading Reasons behind “13 Reasons Why”