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Jorasanko by Aruna Chakravarti ~ Book Review

  Many a times one is fortunate enough to read a book, which completely overpowers one. One starts living, breathing and empathizing with the characters portrayed. I recently read one such book, Jorasanko by Aruna Chakravarti. I was spell bound … Continue reading

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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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12.12.12 ; Are you doing anything special?

12.12.12, the date looks beautiful in its synchronized state. Does it not? It does to me! For me the liking of this date is similar to why one likes synchronized swimming; a special favorite feature of mine during the Olympic … 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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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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