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The Genius of Indraprastha (Gondwana Chronicles Book 1) by Harshwardhan | Book Review

The Genius of Indraprastha (Gondwana Chronicles Book 1) by Harshwardhan | Book Cover

Humans have in-built love for stories – whether these are fictional or historical. The difference, however, is that a historical story doesn’t always end with a nicely tied end where no questions are left unanswered. More often than not, the historical stories are compiled from many narratives and tales pieced together to make a complete picture. It is therefore understandable ... Read More »

Birthday Girl by Haruki Murakami | Short story Review

Birthday Girl by Haruki Murakami | Cover Page

While novel has been the reigning format in fiction for decades now, short stories have held their ground even though their numbers are diminishing. There are classics in the genre that are all-time favorites with readers of authors like O. Henry. The stories leave deep impact not only because of their surprising twists at the end, but also because they ... Read More »

The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel | Book Review

The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel | Book Cover

Being a working adult is hard work. You are forever trying to stay in step with the financial world – buy a house, invest in stocks and mutual funds, plan for children’s education, plan for retirement..The list goes on. All of this requires a certain level of trust in the economical structure of our society. That the investments will produce ... Read More »

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman | Book Review

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman | Book Cover

2020 was a year of lots of shocks as the pandemic changed the way we live and interact with the world. A lot of highly anticipated and eagerly waited books did not make it to readers in the hard copy formats and readers turned to other platforms and discovered some new authors they liked. But by Christmas 2020, new books ... Read More »