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Rajeev Ranjan

Rajeev Ranjan, a Delhi University alumnus, a worthy member of Indian Coast Guard debuted as a writer in 2011, with “A Splash of Love”. In his first book itself, I found a few pearls of wisdom, shining bright in his unusual love story: “Certain memories may knock you with a […]

by November 16, 2011 Pearls of Wisdom

Pearls of Wisdom

While reading books, I often come across a beautiful line, a twisted thought, a potent universal truth- a rare Pearl of Wisdom, so to say, that shines among the written words and has the capacity to influence my attitude towards life. However, it is a pity that as soon as […]

by November 13, 2011 Pearls of Wisdom

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho was born in Brazil in 1947 and reborn as a writer in 1982. Presently, he is one of the most famous spiritual writer, and his own life, ebbing between introversion and protests against leading a restricted traditional life, has the capability to inspire anyone to dream. As a […]

by November 13, 2011 Pearls of Wisdom
1984 by George Orwell

1984 by George Orwell

I often wished I could travel back in time and set my past right, avail a lost opportunity, amend a wrong decision or simply take back a venomous comment. I often thought If only my past could be altered, my present and future would have been much better. However, just […]

by November 10, 2011 Review
The Guide By R.K. Narayan

The Guide By R.K. Narayan

No matter how many books I read, I keep coming back to R.K. Narayan for yet another dose of his humorous satire, laden with rare pearls of wisdom, steeped in the humblest of real life situations. Yes, recently, I finished yet another novel of R.K. Narayan, ‘The Guide’ and the […]

by November 8, 2011 Review
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