Review

Entrepreneur Journeys by Sramana Mitra

Entrepreneur Journeys by Sramana Mitra

Being a first generation entrepreneur, I am always interested in reading stories about other entrepreneurs, since most often than not, they contain invaluable life lessons, which at times come in quite handy. So when I saw Entrepreneur Journeys Volume 1 (How To Stop Looking For A Job), written by Sramana […]

by January 15, 2011 Review
See Paris for Me by Priti Aisola

See Paris for Me by Priti Aisola

I have finally finished ‘See Paris for me’ today and I am feeling very relieved. Before I share my views, lets take a sneak peek into this story about Sadhavi – a traditional, educated, dutiful wife of Raghav, a high ranking officer posted in Paris. Sadhavi is a creative person, […]

by January 6, 2011 Review
Nine Lives by William Dalrymple

Nine Lives by William Dalrymple

Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India, is yet another travel book on India by William Dalrymple, whom I have come to respect and admire, after reading his various other books on the Indian Sub-Continent and thankfully, this book is no different! Of course where it does […]

by December 23, 2010 Review

A House For Mr. Biswas by V.S. Naipaul

I wanted to read ‘A House for Mr. Biswas’ for quiet a long time. One of the primary reasons for my interest was that I found the title intriguing enough. My speculation was that it is a story about a home less wanderer or a perennial tenant, who is made […]

by December 10, 2010 Review

Mistress of Spices by Chitralekha Banerjee

Time is difficult to understand. If your heart is set on something, it simply flies by and makes you feel as if you were engrossed for only a moment, but a boring activity makes it stretch indefinitely. Well, for me, the way time has behaved becomes an important factor in […]

by October 24, 2010 Review
Brida by Paulo Coelho

Brida by Paulo Coelho

Ever since I read Eleven Minutes Paulo Coelho became one of my favorite authors, a sensitive writer, who is able to understand the psyche of a woman and can present her as a real self without succumbing to any pre conceived male notions. It was largely due to this fact […]

by September 11, 2010 Review
Malancha by Rabindranath Tagore

Malancha by Rabindranath Tagore

Malancha literally means Garden, and an apt title for a novella, that concentrates on a childless couple whose entire life revolves around their garden, providing them with money and the much needed respite from their routine lives. However, things turn sour after Niraja is bedridden due to a miscarriage and […]

by September 8, 2010 Review
Chaturanga by Rabindranath Tagore

Chaturanga by Rabindranath Tagore

Chaturanga, Quartret is a novella which is short in length, but contentwise, I think, it is the heaviest novel of this book, The Tagore Omnibus. In this novella, Tagore has dealt with lots of philosophical questions regarding atheism and religion. Chaturanga has four main characters, Sachish, Sribilash, Damini and Sachish’s […]

by September 6, 2010 Review