fiction

Men without Women by Haruki Murakami

3 weeks ago admin 3
Men without Women is the latest work by Haruki Murakami and follows other internationally acclaimed works like 1Q84, Norwegian Wood and Kafka on the Shore. Men without Women is a set of seven stories by author, with a common theme – they’re all about men who have lost their women and find themselves alone. I Read More

Farewell Waltz by Milan Kundera and how I waltzed my way through it

3 months ago admin 1
I finished reading Farewell Waltz by Milan Kundera yesterday night. Now, I have dozed off while reading this book on numerous occasions and this is what happened yesterday also, as I was trying to race my sleep to the finish. Unfortunately, my sleep got the better of me and I think I dozed off when Read More

Book Review : Murder with Bengali Characteristics by Shovon Chowdhury

2 years ago admin 1
Shovon Chowdhury’s Murder with Bengali Characteristics is a sequel to his book The Competent Authority (Book Review | Author Interview). Although a sequel to the book, it is a stand alone novel. While The Competent Authority was a purely satirical novel, Murder with Bengali Characteristics is part sci-fi, part satirical and part crime fiction. Image Read More

Book Review: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

2 years ago admin 3
Book Covers Amazon listed Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee as their most pre-ordered book since Rowling’s final book in the Harry Potter series – The Deathly Hallows (2007) and I’m not surprised why. In fact I think it was one of the most anticipated books of 2015. So, naturally, the expectations from the book Read More

Book Review: The Competent Authority by Shovon Chowdhury

4 years ago admin 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

Book releases in September – Fiction

4 years ago admin 0
August was an exciting month with so many book releases. However, September doesn’t look too bad either, with books by Margaret Atwood and Jhumpa Lahiri set to release. Check out the book releases in September below! 1. MADDADDAM by Margaret Atwood, Bloomsbury Publishing Image Source Maddaddam is the concluding book of the speculative trilogy which Read More

Book Review- Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving

4 years ago admin 2
Yesterday, I finished reading Last night in Twisted River. The foodie that I am, what I remember most about the book were the descriptions of food! “Today the cook was working on a red wine reduction for the braised beef short ribs, and he had both a light and a dark chicken stock on the Read More

Book Review- Jana Bibi’s Excellent Fortunes by Betsy Woodman

4 years ago admin 5
Writing a book review becomes enjoyable when reading the book has given one some pleasure and I have to say, writing this review is one of the easiest things I’ve done. Jana Bibi’s Excellent Fortunes by Betsy Woodman is the story of Jana Laird, a woman with a mission to save Hamara Nagar, a town where Read More