fiction

Book Review: The Competent Authority by Shovon Chowdhury

6 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

Book releases in September – Fiction

6 years ago Shaili Desai 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

6 years ago Shaili Desai 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

6 years ago Shaili Desai 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