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Latitudes of Longing by Shubhangi Swarup – Book Review

Shubhangi Swarup’s “Latitudes of Longing” touted as “The Literary Debut of the Year” holds true to its felicitous appreciation that makes us asservate that a new star is on the horizon. The labyrinthine monochromatic cover design by Rashmi Gupta mesmerizes and grabs eyeballs with the intricate illustrations which tends to ostend the entire plot within its borders. Rashmi Gupta encompassses the faultlines and the landscapes featured … Continue reading Latitudes of Longing by Shubhangi Swarup – Book Review

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The Shrine of Death by Divya Kumar – Book Review

The Shrine of Death, the debut work of Divya Kumar into the realms of thriller fiction is a gripping fast paced tale which follows the events after a researcher goes missing and some Chola period idol stolen. What follows leaves us on a cliffhanger with the author never ceasing to amaze us delivering what the reader would consider a perfect read for the day. Continue reading The Shrine of Death by Divya Kumar – Book Review

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Anywhere But Home: Adventures in Endurance by Anu Vaidyanathan

“Runs end, Running doesn’t,” says an adage. Mankind from the minute they are born into this world, find themselves running a rat race chasing wild dreams to achieve their goals and settle down against all odds. For a person who feels elated on taking the stairs during a commute to the third floor and triumphant on reaching 5k steps on my neoteric fitness band, I felt astounded … Continue reading Anywhere But Home: Adventures in Endurance by Anu Vaidyanathan

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A Fresh Start – 2018

I couldn’t believe 2017 already seems like a distant dream which taught many things and left behind footprints of long-lasting memories leaving no stone unturned. 2018 has begun with the much usual fanfare and exuberant celebrations. I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year. The days are waiting to whiz past us, the way Steve Smith scores century in Test matches. Time … Continue reading A Fresh Start – 2018

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Unstoppable: My Life So Far | Maria Sharapova | Book Review |

{ Appeared here (with edits) }   A memoir has the capacity to take you on an exhilarating ride as a reader. It captivates the readers into space, mostly divulging thoughts which were until then deeply hidden in the abyss of the author’s mind unknown to the outside world. Have you ever wondered what thoughts does an athlete bear? Athlete’s life isn’t only about victories, … Continue reading Unstoppable: My Life So Far | Maria Sharapova | Book Review |

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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy – Book Review

They say the flow of times changes everything and everyone. I am sure this is true particularly with Arundhati Roy’s writing. It seemed like a sudden literary burst after two decades. 20 years have passed since her winning the most coveted literary prize of the world “The Man Booker Prize” in 1997 for her book “The God of Small Things” and here we are happy … Continue reading The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy – Book Review

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The Old Man and His God: Discovering the Spirit of India by Sudha Murthy – Book Review

Some books will make us choose disparate decisions and change the way we think or even confabulate. That’s the kind of hard hitting thing good books do to the readers. Please forgive me, if You had thought of non-fictions which go lengths about preaching good habits, inculcating thoughts and whatever. The book that I read and fell in love was also a Non Fiction, but … Continue reading The Old Man and His God: Discovering the Spirit of India by Sudha Murthy – Book Review

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50 Cups of Coffee : The Woes and Throes of Finding Mr Right – Book Review

“Coffee”. The smell elicits freshness, triggers memories of good times and the mere mention of the name stirs our brains with pleasantness. The aroma of it makes us travel into a world of our own for quite some time making us forget all the troubles that have been plaguing us all the time or for the time being. If a single cup of coffee can … Continue reading 50 Cups of Coffee : The Woes and Throes of Finding Mr Right – Book Review

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Learning How to Fly : Life Lessons for the Youth by APJ Abdul Kalam – Book Review

Some books tend to invite inspiration into our hearts on reading out some passages but here is another book that drew inspiration into the minds right from the title of the book. Former President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam is christened as People’s President and is famous among the youngsters and the younger generation for the views and thoughts he instilled in them during … Continue reading Learning How to Fly : Life Lessons for the Youth by APJ Abdul Kalam – Book Review

Man-Eaters of Kumaon by Jim Corbett – Book Review

A great sense of happiness and nostalgia rolls down our spines whenever we pick up a book written by our favorite author. The same thing happened when I got the man eater series of Jim Corbet published by Rupa Publications. Jim Corbett, who is not only a hunter turned conservationalist but also a beautiful narrator. He brings the idyllic sceneries of Kumaon and Garwhal and … Continue reading Man-Eaters of Kumaon by Jim Corbett – Book Review

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CELEBRATE LIKE ITS OUR LAST DAY  

The word ” Celebration ” is sure to bring back memories which were sweet and worth a tale to be told to our children. Celebration is always accompanied by something grand like Festivals, Carnivals, Birthday Parties, Weekend Parties, Cricket Match Victories, Election Results, Temple functions, College Culturals, etc., Celebrations gives us memories which are to be treasured for the rest of our lives, the wonderful … Continue reading CELEBRATE LIKE ITS OUR LAST DAY  

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Start A New Life : With Courage

Change is inevitable. Anything in the world undergoes a changes. Anything starts new after a change. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” ~Lao Tzu When I completed my final at school and was waiting for the admission into my college, I never thought that I would be left lonely. The holidays after the final of the school … Continue reading Start A New Life : With Courage

Letters To My Ex by Nikita Singh – Book Review

When was the last time you sat down with all your thoughts focussed on scripting the right words, striking words that were irrelevant or which doesn’t reflect the best of your thoughts, gazing into the oblivion and lost in contemplation? Letters were the savior once in showcasing your love, care, affection, evoking inspirations and lifting spirits which have lost its spot to instant messengers in … Continue reading Letters To My Ex by Nikita Singh – Book Review