Sometimes, do you have this feeling that I might have liked a book if it was shorter? Well, that’s what happened with The Woman in the Window and me.
With its brilliant prose and evocative writing, If I Was Your Girl helps us better understand the life and struggles of a trans person.
This year started off on a reading high. I completed five books in January 2018 and would have easily finished more than 6 had I not been dividing my attention between 3 to 4 books towards the end of the month. I've decided to take my reading journey one step further this year by writing … Continue reading The Joy Of January: 5 Books That I Read In The Month #BookReviews
I had heard of Elixir long before it took the shape of a book. At that time I was attending a writing workshop where our mentor spoke about the film which was to be aired in the club of their apartment complex. Though I didn't have a chance to watch the movie, since then, I'd … Continue reading #BookReview: Elixir By Sinjini Sengupta
The very title of Madhulika Liddle's recent short story collection, 'Woman to Woman: Stories', caught my attention and then when I read the blurb, I couldn't wait to get my hands on it. This is what the blurb says, 'A young girl finds herself looking on as her mother listens to the woes of the … Continue reading #BookReview: Woman To Woman By Madhulika Liddle
Do you ever suffer from a book hangover? Like, you literally cannot focus on anything else because this dear author had decided to wreak havoc inside your head? Last night I finished The Dinner by Herman Koch and I seriously don't know what to make of anything right now. It was disturbing but in … Continue reading Herman Koch’s The Dinner Is Deliciously Disturbing
I have a special connect with short stories. From Jhumpa Lahiri to Haruki Murakami, from Alice Munro to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, I devour short stories from my favorite authors with an enthusiasm and delight that I used to reserve for those mango ice lollies, that my siblings and I secretly enjoyed during the summer vacations of our childhood. … Continue reading Museum Of Memories By Amrita Mukherjee