Emergency Retold- Kuldip Nayar

Title- Emergency Retold Author- Kuldip Nayar Published- 2013 Pages- 320 Genre- Non-Fiction The book is an account, a live third person account of the Emergency. Kuldip Nayar was a journalist, who was imprisoned during the Emergency and had to undergo the injustice inflicted upon the masses. We all know that the Emergency was one of... Continue Reading →


The Fifth Estate- Comfort Food

We know that India has four estates- the legislature, the executive, the judiciary and the media. Without these, any country would not be complete. So in a way, we can say that an 'estate' here means something essential. I call dibs on calling 'comfort food' as the fifth estate because it provides comfort to people.... Continue Reading →

Perspectives- #2 Frank Bruni

This New York Times columnist is a revelation to me. His writings are smooth and provoke me to think emotionally. I happened to read two of his pieces, both fine ones, and it left me going back in time to look into my own life and my relationships with my father and sibling. I have supportive parents.... Continue Reading →

Perspectives- #1 Chimamanda Adichie

This series, 'Perspectives' will have everything that I learn these days, which I feel I could share with you all. It could be well-written pieces, small things that I felt were significant enough, awesome articles or books that I stumbled upon etc. I am fortunate to be a part of an amazing group of students,... Continue Reading →

On A Fan-tea-stic Trail

Some call this their Elixir of Life. For some, this is their Holy Grail. A Chinese stamp that is loved by the entire world.  Recently, I got a chance to visit the new outlet of Tea Trails, opened in Anna Nagar, Chennai. This was a place that I longed to go and when I got... Continue Reading →

Hangwoman- K.R.Meera

Title-  Hangwoman Author- K.R.Meera (Malayalam) Translated by J.Devika  Published- 2014 Pages- 432 Genre- Fiction There are so many people out there, whose existence we take for granted. It could be someone close to us, or someone who is essential for us carrying on our day to day activities without a glitch. This book is about... Continue Reading →

Ananta Shesha Naga- Sanjeev K. Sharma

Title-  Ananta Shesha Naga Author- Sanjeev K.Sharma Published- 2017 Pages- 279 Genre- Mythology- Fiction An abysmal combination of words and grammar. This book is a classic example of how a story can be layered unnecessarily and packaged to the unassuming readers as a "book". Poor writing, pathetic editing and copious amount of cringe-worthy content find... Continue Reading →

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