Most amazing books ever written?

Non-fiction was never catchy enough for me until I ventured into ‘Sapiens’ by Yuval Harrari. The hype around it being a compendium of humankind’s evolutionary journey to its today’s form is not false at all. For a common reader who often gets obsessed with popular writers’ genius, Yuval Harrari took very little time to become... Continue Reading →

Where shall we go this summer by Anita Desai

One of the most challenging things for a writer is to keep a reader hooked to the end when you’re narrating a flow of conscience. I guess, most writers who have been successful in this haven’t cared about keeping a reader hooked at all. Having to make things ‘entertaining’ or ‘engaging’ often compromises the intensity... Continue Reading →

Book review – Prodigal Son

Sometimes all a literature enthusiast needs is an indulging story that keeps her glued to the book until the end. To narrate a captivating story without falling prey to the urges of including too many literary elements is an impressive skill for me, especially for seasoned writers like Danielle Steel who is arguably a master... Continue Reading →

Bharatesha Vaibhava

[ This article is the original version of the article 'Censured then, Celebrated now' published in Deccan Herald on 21st February 2020. The editorial board of DH has trimmed the article (as posted below). Following is the article as I had written it. ] ‘Religion’ in India has always been a subject of rather diversified... Continue Reading →


Do not go by the expression on the cover page. It is a controversy-filled novel alright, but has nothing much to do with sex as compared to the corporate/political mind games and implications that people probably face on an everyday basis. I finished the book a while ago but the reason it occurred to me... Continue Reading →

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