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Travails With The Alien by Satyajit Ray

Travails With The Alien by Satyajit Ray

I am not into reading sci-fi much. No idea why until I read this marvelous book Travails With The Alien by Satyajit Ray. I found the answer while reading this book. The author quoted the observation of Kingsley Aims in this regard. He says, “Addiction to the genre occurs either …

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Jukebox by Writersmelon

Jukebox by Writersmelon

Short stories, if written brilliantly, are like hi- tea delicacies which you wish to savour as a main course. Well, I have a similar desire while reading some of the short stories compiled by Writersmelon named as Jukebox. There are total 15 short stories in the collection of Jukebox exploring …

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Who Owns that Song? by A.R. Venkatachalapathy

Who Owns that Song? by A.R. Venkatachalapathy

Strange are the games of fate. Two poets of almost equal stature, but one became a household name, his work had been recognised worldwide, had earned fame and fortune. And another struggled throughout his life to make two ends meet. The book Who Owns That Song by A.R. Venkatachalapathy is …

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The Modern Gurukul by Sonali Bendre Behl

The Modern Gurukul by Sonali Bendre Behl

The Modern Gurukul written by Sonali Bendre Behl is not like a typical parenting book giving do’s and don’t with advices overload. Rather, it is like a journal where a mother has penned her journey of motherhood sharing her troubles and experiences. So it should be read more like a …

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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

There was a big lump in my throat while reading When Breath Becomes Air written by late neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi. I was not able to stop myself from breaking down as soon as I started reading the epilogue written by his life Lucy Kalanithi. The epilogue started with the news, …

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Love.exe by Manju Nambiar Review

Love.exe by Manju Nambiar

Usually I do not prefer to read funny romantic novels as in the name of comedy authors add a lot of hanky panky kind of stuff thinking that it is funny to read it. Naturally I was apprehensive while reading Love.exe by Manju Nambiar as it is a rom com. …

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Garuda and the Serpents by Arshia Sattar Review

Garuda and the Serpents by Arshia Sattar

My 10 years old son loves to read short stories from Hindu mythology, be it from the Ramayana or Mahabharata. So I am constantly in search for hindu mythology books for children which could satiate his desire to read more about our mythical tales. This was the reason why I …

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To Kill The President by Sam Bourne Review

To Kill The President by Sam Bourne

To Kill The President has written by Jonathan Freedland, under the pseudonym name Sam Bourne, is not a usual crime fiction, which we get to read every now and then. In this book, the author’s focus was not the mystery, but to show what happens when a democracy is ruled …

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God Won’t Help by Rajiv Grover Review

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God Won’t Help by Rajiv Grover is the simplest and crispiest self help book I have read till date. The book is sure to bust a few beliefs related to the God, but will raise a few doubts as well. The Story in Brief The book has been written in …

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