Book Review: The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

4 years ago Shaili Desai 1
So, this book has turned out to be quite different from what I was expecting, at least from what I was expecting from Elizabeth Gilbert. Gilbert became famous for her book Eat, Pray and Love, which also inspired a movie starring Julia Roberts. Having watched snippets of the movie, I never really felt like reading Read More

Book Review: Revenge Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

4 years ago Shaili Desai 3
Revenge Wears Prada : The Devil Returns is the sequel to the very popular book ‘The Devil Wears Prada’, based on which a movie starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway was made. Revenge wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger tells the story of Andrea after she leaves Runway (and Miranda, the ‘devil’). Image Source The sequel Read More

Book Review: He loves me not by Vrushali Telang

4 years ago Shaili Desai 2
He loves me not by Vrushali Telang is the story of Jimmy Cooper and Mehroo Nasarwanji, childhood friends (sweethearts doesn’t exactly seem to be the right word). I thought it was a chick lit and was looking forward to reading it as I was in the mood for one. However, it’s not really chick lit, Read More

Literary Events in September

4 years ago Shaili Desai 1
I have always wanted to know about any literary event happening in the city and searched for one place where I would come to know about it. To my dismay, I have never found such a resource. Hence, I will try every month if I can collect news about any literary events or book launches Read More

Book Review: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon

4 years ago Shaili Desai 3
The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon is an interesting book. It caught my attention when I read somewhere about Shannon being the next J K Rowling. It also led me to interview her and she was kind enough to answer a few of my questions, in the middle of her graduation and the book release. Read More

Book Review: The Competent Authority by Shovon Chowdhury

4 years ago Shaili Desai 2
The current status of our chaotic country seems to be an extremely fitting time for this book to be written. With our country riddled by dishonest, utterly inept politicians, a failing bureaucracy, a police willing to act only at particular instances, a media perpetually high on steroids, shrewd spiritual leaders (better to call them businessmen, Read More