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Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding is the first book that I adored and abhorred in almost equal measures. I finished the novel yesterday, but was in a fix as to how to review a novel, which has left me confused about my own feelings. I was unable to recollect […]

by November 1, 2011 Review
Upcoming book reviews

Upcoming book reviews

It’s been quite a hectic month with some of the most important Hindu Festivals falling in the same month (and they are still not over), leaving us gasping for breath and with sadly, little time to read and post the review of books, we all love so much. But there […]

by October 26, 2011 Editors Desk

Retelling by Surendra Prakash

‘A bird in cage sings no more, Hits hard against the door’ While writing this poem, I suddenly remembered a story, ‘Retelling’, written in Urdu by Surendra Prakash, that I read a few months back. The story, just like my poem stresses on the importance of freedom. Be it a […]

by October 25, 2011 Review

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