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Book Review: Lanka’s Princess by Kavita Kane

My only memory of Surpanakha was from a fleeting mention of her in Mythology, The Ramayan to be precise. I knew of her as Ravan’s ugly sister who was attracted to and tried to entice Laxman and had her nose and ears cut off as a punishment and to teach her a lesson. Kavita Kane …

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Book Review : Another Man’s Wife by Manjul Bajaj

Writing short stories is tricky. The story needs to be short enough to hold one’s attention and long enough to have substance. The characters need to shine and connect. The end needs to justify the plot. And these are just a few things to keep in mind while writing, or even reading, a short story. …

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10 Day ‘You’ Challenge : 4 Books

 I am truly grateful that I love to Read. With a book in hand you’re never alone. I believe that certain books come to you, almost always at the right time, just when you need them. My list of favorite books is long. Like, really long. But I could safely say that these 4 books …

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Book Review: Knitted Tales by Rubina Ramesh

  Imagine that you love eating chocolates, and you get your hands on a box of assorted ones, in all the flavors you can think of. Perfect, right? I am a voracious reader, and as I read though Knitted Tales by Rubina Ramesh I had a similar feeling. 12 short stories, in varied flavors, and …

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Book Review: My Father Is A Hero by Nishant Kaushik

Vaibhav Kulkarni is a single father to his 10 year old daughter Nisha. Having buried his dreams in his hometown Akola, he lives and struggles though a middle class existence in Pune without a complain, just to see a smile on his daughter face. Nisha is most parents dream of an ideal child, the pride …

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The Bride Who Would Not Burn – Rajesh Talwar

Ravinder is an eligible boy who manages a shop along with his father in Ghaziabad. He and his family are extremely impressed by the wealth and lavish lifestyle of Poonam, a girl he is shown for an arranged marriage. They have secret expectations of a fat dowry from her widowed mother, Mrs Bajaj, and hope …

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Book Review: Cabbing All The Way by Jatin Kuberkar

    12 People. 1 problem. 1 solution. A dozen office goers decide to cut out the misery of the daily to and fro commute from their homes to their far away from civilization office by deciding to carpool. It seems like the perfect idea until they realize that 12 different people equate to 12 …

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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 …

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Book Review: The Namesake

I ruminated for almost 2 years, over reading Jhumpa Lahiri’s debut novel ‘The Namesake’ after her Pulitzer Prize winning book of short stories ‘The Interpreter of Maladies’ disappointed me big-time. The Namesake, now having being filmed and releasing soon, got me curious and I finally sat down to read the book I now wish I …

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Book Review : The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner-Khaled Hosseini In his debut novel, Khaled Hosseini takes us to Afghanistan. An Afghanistan untouched by the Taliban, where we weave through crowded streets, climb poplar trees, nibble on dried mulberries and walnuts and spend lazy holidays readings books with 12 year old Amir and his servant boy and best friend, Hassan. To …