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Book Review: The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

Ella Rubinstein is a 40 year old stay-at-home mother and wife with a beautiful home, 3 children and a prosperous husband. Outwardly, Ella has everything one could wish for, despite which she still feels an unnamed sense of discontent. Agreeing to a part time job as a reader to a literary agent, Ella’s first assignment… Continue reading Book Review: The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

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Book Review : Before We Visit The Goddess by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

I have been a huge fan of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni ever since I read her first book of short stories, Arranged Marriage. Sister of My Heart and The Palace of Illusions have been amongst my constant favourites among all of her books I’ve read so far. When ‘Before we visit the Goddess’ was released I… Continue reading Book Review : Before We Visit The Goddess by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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Book Review – Dying To Be Me by Anita Moorjani

Each of us has grown up listening to, believing in and following certain ideologies which have been passed onto us from our parents, our religions, our cultures and later got firmly entrenched into our being from our experiences. More often than not we’ve followed these without questioning them or continued following them even after not… Continue reading Book Review – Dying To Be Me by Anita Moorjani

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Book Review: The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

With her debut novel, Nadia Hashimi takes us to Kabul where women were child brides to men thrice their age, were rarely the first or only wives and were treated depending on the number of sons they gave birth to. Rahima is the 3rd  of 5 sisters. Of a father who fights for a warlord,… Continue reading Book Review: The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

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Book Review : Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortensen and David Oliver Relin

Here we drink three cups of tea to do business: the first you are a stranger, the second you become a friend, and the third you join our family, and for our family we are prepared to do anything – even die.’ Haji Ali, Korphe Village Chief, Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan. In the year 1993, Greg… Continue reading Book Review : Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortensen and David Oliver Relin