Articles by: Anupama Sarkar

Refuge by Gopal Gandhi

Refuge by Gopal Gandhi

Refuge by Gopal Gandhi is a novel that I picked up twice, and abandoned each time, after reading a few pages. Despite the appealing sonorous lyrical prose, written effortlessly in the most impressive manner, I was somehow unable to relate to it. But, the childish romantic journal by Chocoholic Shadow […]

by June 5, 2011 Review
High School Love by Chocoholic Shadow

High School Love by Chocoholic Shadow

After my recent rendezvous with the voluminous War and Peace and the depressing Siya Seth, I was desperate to read a breezy, light hearted, easy-on-brains entertainer. In fact, Maya Running was the last such book, I had read and really enjoyed. So, I literally jumped with joy, when I received […]

by May 29, 2011 Review
Deception Point by Dan Brown

Deception Point by Dan Brown

God created man and man created a comfortable world around him. But, is it possible that man is the only creature, God has ever created or is he just one of the many aliens, living on innumerable planets. Well, I am not talking about Star Trek or some sci-fi fantasies […]

by May 16, 2011 Review
Mahatma vs Gandhi by Dinkar Joshi

Mahatma vs Gandhi by Dinkar Joshi

Mahatma Gandhi is one of the most venerated political leaders of India. He is lovingly called the ‘Father of Nation’. His fame is so widespread that each and every citizen of this country is aware of his great contribution in the freedom struggle of India. When I saw the title […]

by May 15, 2011 Review
Siya Seth Decides to Die by Sneha Mehta

Siya Seth Decides to Die by Sneha Mehta

‘Siya Seth Decides to Die’, the first time I read this title, I was a bit taken aback. For me, death has always been an unwelcome, unwanted, but inevitable reality, be it struggling with the untimely demise of a loved one or the myriad, almost cruel, detailed headlines of the […]

by May 8, 2011 Review
War & Peace by Leo Tolstoy

War & Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy is a name that needs no introduction. The prolific Russian author, who has a loyal fan following all over the world is certainly a class apart from his contemporaries and even the modern writers. I was first introduced to his short stories during my childhood and he left […]

by May 6, 2011 Review
Baumgartner’s Bombay by Anita Desai

Baumgartner’s Bombay by Anita Desai

I am a devout Hindu and as is our belief and custom, it was ingrained in my conscience from the very childhood that whatever happens in our life, good or bad is the result of our own karmas. I firmly believe in the as you sow, so you reap theory. […]

by April 24, 2011 Review

SuPeR MooN

Enjoying a Full Moon night During my regular walk. A strange feeling stirred in me Soaking every pore. Is it the drop of first rain Drenching me whole? Or is it the fall of night dew Washing me ashore? The moon looks bigger Brighter, closer to earth. Looking at the […]

by April 9, 2011 Poetry