Vanara: The Legend of Baali, Sugreeva and Tara is a great example to show that storytelling is not about 'what' happens in the story but, 'how' it happens.
2018 was the year when I truly understood the meaning of "So many books, so little time."
Raja Rao is not interested in the story of the mighty but in that of the nameless.
Pyjamas Are Forgiving attempts to paint before the reader a picture of a woman that we often overlook and not acknowledge. It tries to take you to that place where you see things in a different light. Its almost as if the writer has taken a decision to not allow you to look at it… Continue reading Pyjamas Are Forgiving Book Review: Khanna Plays it Loose as the Book Leaves Nothing Memorable
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
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?
"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
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
Just One Day is not a novel it is more like an experience. The author, Gayle Forman, best known for her novel If I Stay, makes it a point to take us to various places in Europe but when she thinks it's enough of Europe gets us back in the United States and once even to… Continue reading Just One Day | Gayle Forman | Book Review