Book Review: Malhaar

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


Author Interview: Mike Russell

Tell us a little about yourself. I was born in 1973. I grew up in the small village of Pulborough in the south of England. As a child, I enjoyed daydreaming, art and writing strange stories. As an adult, I enjoy daydreaming, art and writing strange stories. What are you currently reading? ‘Mystic Musings’ by … Continue reading Author Interview: Mike Russell

Book Review: Blind to Succeed

Blind to Succeed by Michael Atkins is a book examining what it takes to achieve personal success. It falls under the "self-help" genre. The book is divided into 30 short, succinct, and crisp chapter The book talks about how to overcome your fears, how to change your perspective, how to win your inner game etc. Pretty … Continue reading Book Review: Blind to Succeed

Book Review: The Waystation by Laurie Jameson

  Blurb on Goodreads Welcome to the Waystation, a place where time has no meaning. Consider this your first stop after exiting your life. Everyone passes through here on their way to one place or the other (if you know what I mean). People die every day. They choose a life of crime, love the … Continue reading Book Review: The Waystation by Laurie Jameson

Book Talk: Turtles All the Way Down

10-second takeaway: Read this book if you want to know what really goes inside a person battling Anxiety and OCD. Turtles All the Way Down is the latest novel by famous YA writer John Green. He is one of my favorite contemporary authors and I have read all of his books. It goes without saying … Continue reading Book Talk: Turtles All the Way Down

Book Review: Pearls of Daily Life

My Rating: Pearls of Daily Life by Antonia Loschner is a collection of short stories and poems which "invite a journey of discovery". The book explores daily lives of people doing ordinary routine things and finding out little things about themselves. It offers exactly what is promises- wisdom in daily life. A journey of self-discovery in … Continue reading Book Review: Pearls of Daily Life

Book Talk: Riddles in Hinduism

Riddles in Hinduism by B.R Ambedkar is a scathing remark on the well-established tenets of Hinduism.  The introduction by Kancha Ilaiah sets a good base for the book. He talks about Ambedkar's life, different roles he played and his critique of Hinduism. He also talks about the current context and how ironical it is for the right … Continue reading Book Talk: Riddles in Hinduism