They say night time is the best time, because this is when all your creative juices are flowing and you’re more focused, you can just pick up pen and paper or open your boring laptop and keep tapping the buttons; the end result might surprise you. I remember, whenever I had to prepare for my […]Read More Palace Walk – Naguib Mahfouz
Whenever I start writing about books, I just connect with the things happening around or anecdotes from my life. The reason why I do that because there are always some lines or incidents which we can straight away link to the passages of our life; they exist in back of our head. The memories we […]Read More The Shadow Lines – Amitav Ghosh
At what junction do you think life would start making sense? We keep moving from school to college to achieve higher education and degrees to shine our path. The road we’re walking today is probably designed and re-designed by someone else. If we take a look, these roads doesn’t make any sense, and if you […]Read More English, August – For the life Hazaar Fucked.
There are times when we sit alone and reflect on our behaviour, at least, some of us overthinking people do. My observation tells me that we are the same person, with the same identity card and a name, but we are entirely different. At work, I’m different with my office and colleagues. At home, I’m […]Read More The Black Book by Orhan Pamuk.
The world today is suffering from pandemic, that started from China. The West easily point fingers to China, the conspiracy theories ranging from spreading virus as declaring war to making of vaccination, has gripped our daily life. We all live in a hope that everything would be better – engrossed in our daily life, we […]Read More Video Night in Kathmandu – Pico Iyer
What happens when a very normal person walks in a class to join Indian Civil service and he’s told, “you’re different now”. Does he swell with pride or arrogance? The Competent Authority is part dystopian and part sci-fi; the book takes you to the future where India is nuked by China and is vastly damaged. […]Read More The Competent Authority by Shovon Chowdhury
If anything I need at this moment is probably the vacation, not that I am not aware of the situation outside but after being home for more than 50 days, watching negative news day and night, hearing about dying, hearing about rise in Corona cases in my vicinity and some good deeds by doctors or […]Read More Review – In Xanadu: A Quest by William Dalrymple
Sweaty sheets, it feels like the sun is a ball hanging low on our earth and the heat will slowly roast every living being. I heard stray animals are dying due to excessive heat, people are willing to help them, but they don’t have enough water. My landlady knocks the door and invites me for […]Read More The Trader’s Luck
Everyone called him Manu and his father Master. Master was not school teacher but he knew something about everything. Master once said, “I know the exact moment when soul exit the body”. Manu looked at him in awe, thinking Master had more alcohol than he could handle and he might beat him to pulp tonight. […]Read More Manu and The Master
I have been thinking from a long time to make the list of 12 Essential Indian books which one must read. These books have influenced the way I read, my selection of books and most importantly the writing style of these books, each one of these books are written by finest Indian authors. I am […]Read More 12 Essential Indian Books