Articles by: Anupama Sarkar

A Bird In Cage

A Bird in cage sings no more Hits hard against the door. Stomps his feet,bangs his head Rubs his beak against cold lead. With tattered wings n beady eyes Fills the cage with sad shrill cries. Tired with efforts, he looks at food It disgusts him further, spoils his mood. […]

by October 24, 2011 Poetry
Life is What You Make It by Preeti Shenoy

Life is What You Make It by Preeti Shenoy

A girl is jumping with joy, with an umbrella held high in her hand, as if that umbrella is a knight in shining armor and has the ability to dissipate all her problems. Be it the cruel sunshine or the harsh rains, she can overcome it all. She seemed to […]

by October 19, 2011 Review
Revolution 2020 by Chetan Bhagat

Revolution 2020 by Chetan Bhagat

A little boy loses his mother at the age of four. His father is a chronic asthma patient, and an honest citizen, scarcely able to provide food and quality education to his only child. The father is bridled with a twisty land dispute with his own brother and is buried […]

by October 12, 2011 Review
Under The Dome by Stephen King

Under The Dome by Stephen King

Imagine that one fine morning, you wake up and find your house enclosed in a glass casket! Yes, just imagine – A huge dome has covered your house from front door to back door, that allows you to look at the beautiful plants in colony park, or talk to your […]

by September 21, 2011 Review
2 States: the story of my marriage by Chetan Bhagat

2 States: the story of my marriage by Chetan Bhagat

This week is fast turning out to be a week of sequels. I had hardly finished the trilogy of R.K. Narayan that I laid my hands on ‘2 States:the story of my marriage’ by Chetan Bhagat. Yes, whether it was advertised as such or not, ‘2 States’ is definitely a […]

by September 16, 2011 Review
The English Teacher by R.K. Narayan

The English Teacher by R.K. Narayan

The English Teacher by R.K. Narayan is the third and the final connecting angle of the trilogy composed by the wonderful creator of Malgudi. As I read ‘Swami and Friends’ and ‘Bachelor of Arts’ and realized the easy transformation of innocent, naughty Swami into an intelligent but slightly confused young […]

by September 14, 2011 Review
Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat

Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat

I have, just finished reading ‘Five Point Someone’ by Chetan Bhagat. And, though it did not convert me overnight into a die-hard Chetan Bhagat fan, as the tag of national bestseller seems to indicate, I must say that the novel is way better than the forgettable ‘Three Mistakes’. The story […]

by September 12, 2011 Review
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

“When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” Little did I know that one of the most impressive dialogues of Shahrukh’s block buster movie “Om Shanti Om” was inspired by the basic maxim of “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho, a book that eluded me […]

by September 4, 2011 Review