January-March Wrap up

A round up of what I read in the first quarter of 2019

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Book Review: 20 Diamond Rules for Ultimate Well-Being

20 Diamond Rules for Ultimate Well-being by Ashraf Haggag is a book in the genre of self-help. The book is divided into 20 chapters with each chapter delineating one principle/guideline/rule for well-being. Being an avid reader of the self-help genre, I found that the content is quite similar to the content found in any other … Continue reading Book Review: 20 Diamond Rules for Ultimate Well-Being

Book Review: Nomad and His Rhymes

Nomad and His Rhymes is a collection of 83 poems by Aashiesh Agarwaal touching upon the theme of love. It is divided into seven parts showing seven stages through which lovers pass. It is a very quick and light read. The poems are in the short form accompanied with illustrations. The themes are simple and … Continue reading Book Review: Nomad and His Rhymes

Short Stories by Manto: Reading for the Soul

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