Sleeping with Bukowski

10 months ago Shaili Desai 0
A one night stand – It was supposed to be just that, I swear! I swear it upon the first book that I ever read (a hardcover copy of Nancy Drew and The Mystery of the Old Clock), the fresh smell of earth when it rains and the not–really-red-but-crimson lipstick that I love.  But then I Read More

The one where I announce my Bungee Jumping

6 years ago Shaili Desai 4
This is the one in which I announce that I am taking a break, from work. By work, I mean the humongous and boring definition of it – you know, the kind where you go to an office, pretend to be busy while you are busy checking memes on facebook, reply to a few emails, Read More

Book Review: The Kill List by Frederick Forsyth

10 years ago Shaili Desai 1
The Kill List by Frederick Forsyth has been a much awaited book, especially for fans of the thriller genre. The only other book by Forsyth that I have read is The Fist Of God and I found it to be quite interesting. Reading it was like stepping into another world altogether, a covert world which is Read More

Book Nook #1: Spell & Bound Bookshop & Cafe, New Delhi

10 years ago Shaili Desai 9
“In omnibus requiem quaesivi, et nusquam inveni nisi in angulo cum libro.” (Everywhere I have sought peace and not found it, except in a corner with a book.) There are always places that make you feel comfortable and cozy, enough to encourage a person to read and quietly reflect upon myriad things in life. On Read More