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‘Goat Days’ by Benyamin- Book Review – Acting the goat, takes a new dimension in ‘Goat Days’

  There are some books you want to write about after reading them, ‘Goat Days’ by Benyamin, is one such book for me. Ever since I began reading ‘Goat Days’, I was unable to keep it down; I kept turning … Continue reading

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What is it that I liked about 50 Shades of Grey?

Before I immerse myself in my next read, which is Jeet Thayil’s Nacropolis (currently on the Man Booker shortlist), I thought I must put down my musings, as to why I liked reading EL James, 50 Shades of Grey. If … Continue reading

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The Emperor Of All Maladies- A biography of cancer

The book which touched me profoundly in recent times was Siddhartha Mukherjee’s, 2011 Pulitzer  prizewinner ‘The Emperor Of All Maladies- A biography of cancer”. The book is so lucidly written that even a non-medico like me, was hooked onto to … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey; be glad you are not born in India

EL James’s world-wide bestselling book Fifty Shades of Grey, has evoked differing opinions, from wow..to yuck.  Among my immediate peers and avid book readers (mostly Indian), most have thought it to be worthless and not a book to be wasting … Continue reading

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