The raging debate on Twitter a couple of days back- over the invitation of the RSS Speakers to the Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 left me perplexed! We, as a society have made sure ‘Hatred’ and ‘Arrogance’ supersedes our ‘Intelligence and Rationality’. This in turn has resulted in ‘Politics: based on religion, creed and caste’ gaining… Continue reading Five Known Facts about Jaipur Literature Festival – A Rewind!
I first got to know about ‘Lutyens Delhi’ some 5-6 years back as I was searching for information on Arnab Goswami for a particular write-up and ended up reading about this ‘Power Circle’ and how the rich and famous (that includes the media houses too) inevitably gravitate towards it! The curiosity to know more especially… Continue reading Book # 35
For the simple reasons – that I love travelling, exploring new culture & places and that I am intrigued by ‘Bengalis’ , I opted to read and review this book! The blurb gives a preview of this interesting compilation of stories: ” Bengal Write Ahead’ was a contest organized by Facebook, in partnership with Rupa… Continue reading Book # 34
Check all the Books Here Name of the book: The Broken Home Author: Lopamudra Banerjee Read some reviews: 1. Anirban Nanda 2. Sarmita Dey 3. Niranjan Navalgund The Story: An English translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s novella, ‘Nastanirh’, which was aptly filmed by ace filmmaker, Satyajit Ray as Charulata. You can buy the book @ amazon.in | amazon.com | amazon.co.uk… Continue reading The Broken Home
Life often throws unexpected googlies at us, isn’t it ? One such Googly was thrown at me exactly a week after I was done with my final exams. Excited about treating myself to a much deserved break with family, I started browsing through the newspapers on a look out for some ‘Travel Packages’.While doing so,… Continue reading The curious case of my first job!
Check all the Books Here Glitter and Gloss by Vibha Batra Read some reviews: 1. Sophia Eriks 2. Arti Metroreader 3. Sheetal Maurya The Story: A romantic comedy that is funny, contemporary and sharp. Misha is a make up artist who, after a series of mishaps and twists and turns, falls madly in love… Continue reading Glitter and Gloss
Check all the Books Here Menaka’s Choice by Kavita Kane Read some reviews: 1. Avanthika 2. Vikas Datta 3. Anu The Story: We make love and leave. That is our motto. Live by it, Menaka or you shall suffer untold, unnecessary grief. Born during the churning of the ocean, Menaka is the most beautiful of… Continue reading Menaka’s Choice
Check all the Books Here Name of the book: Love, Lies and Layoffs Author: Usha Narayanan Read some reviews: 1. Reet Singh 2. Arti Honrao 3. Mala Ashok The Story: With goofy colleagues, a busy career and juicy gossip to fill her days, feisty columnist Freida doesn’t really crave romance. Men are such fools anyway, including… Continue reading Love, Lies and Layoffs
Check all the Books Here The Story: You wake up, parched and famished, at the bottom of a deep well—dark and dingy with the foul smell of excreta and rotting scars and no seeming way to escape—what do you do? This is the predicament that ex-ACP Anton Pinto faces when he reluctantly joins… Continue reading Birds of Prey
Check all the Books Here Read some reviews: 1. Sundari Venktaraman 2. Ashwini Gopalkrishnan 3. Nikita Jhanglani The Story: When Indus Publishers announces a short story competition, it affects the lives of the ensemble cast in unexpected ways. A jaded journalist, a bored housewife, a starry-eyed ambitious girl, an army colonel, an impoverished… Continue reading Equinox