2018 has been going great in terms of reading. I have been reading diverse books in different formats. Whenever I get into a writing slump, there comes a book which is so moving that it makes me want to write about it. The book I will be talking ( writing) about today is Palestine by … Continue reading Book Talk: Palestine by Joe Sacco
Find the book on Goodreads here. My interest in Manto arose when I came across his essay, 'Why I write'. I am among those people who like to research the authors because it gives more character and context to their work. When I googled Manto, the algorithms threw a myriad of things in front of … Continue reading Short Stories by Manto: Reading for the Soul
Malhaar is a collection of poems by Ambica Uppal. The book is divided into six different sections with each section dealing with themes like letting go, loving yourself, depression etc. Each poem is accompanied by an illustration. The first thing that attracted me towards the book was the cover. Since I am a person who … Continue reading Book Review: Malhaar
Hola! The months of April- May have not been great in terms of the number of books I read. I have been behind on my blog posts and bookstagram as well. The reason for the same is the commencement of my Masters Program in June. I will be pursuing my masters from Tata Institute of … Continue reading April-May Wrap Up
` 12 Startup Success Secrets by Eddie Yu is a "look into the world of internet entrepreneurs and demonstrates that no matter how technophobic you are, or how limited your resources are, you can build a new business from scratch using all the tools, services, and resources that are available all around you today." The … Continue reading Book Review: 12 Startup Success Secrets
Who tells the greatest story — God or Manto? Dozakhnama: Conversations in Hell is an extraordinary novel, a biography of Manto and Ghalib and a history of Indian culture rolled into one. Exhumed from dust, Manto’s unpublished novel surfaces in Lucknow. Is it real or is it a fake? In this dastan, Manto and Ghalib … Continue reading Book Talk: Why you MUST read Dozakhnama?
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl where a topic is decided for each week and the participants have to post a list that fits the topic. This week is a freebie week which means we can choose a topic of our own. Since I hadn't gotten around to … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: My Favourite Reads of 2017