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Book Review:The Peshwa by Ram Sivasankaran

I first read about Bajirao as part of a history lesson in school. Very recently Film maker, Sanjay Leela Bhansali recreated and romanticized Bajirao to etch a memory that would stay in mind for some time to come. Now you have Author Ram Sivasankaran who makes his debut with yet another version of Peshwa Bajirao.… Continue reading Book Review:The Peshwa by Ram Sivasankaran

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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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Movie Review: Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire – A very ‘poor’ film As I read Vikas Swarup’s Q & A, his simple, conversational style writing and perfectly etched characters brought the novel alive before my eyes. When I finished reading the wonderful book I eagerly awaited the release of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ promising myself that I wouldn’t compare the movie to… Continue reading Movie Review: Slumdog Millionaire

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Book Review: Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

Human Nature will not flourish, any more than a potato, if it be planted and replanted, for too long a series of generations, in the same worn-out soil. My children have had other birthplaces, and, so far as their fortunes may be within my control, shall strike their roots into unaccustomed earth – Nathaniel Hawthorne,… Continue reading Book Review: Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri