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  • Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows | #bookreview
    By Balli Kaur Jaswal Desire. Shame. Liberation. Expression. Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows took me on a journey full of wit, charm and humor. Before you judge this book by its title, let me tell you that this book is so much more than just some stories of sexual intercourse. Using humor as a weapon,…
  • Adding Drama to Life : Why You Should be Reading Plays
    “The theatre is so endlessly fascinating because its so accidental. It’s so much like life.” – Arthur Miller ACT ONE SCENE I You look to your left and peer outside the window as those first few drops of rain fall from the sky. The closed window does not stop the pleasant, dewy petrichor from escaping…
  • Love in the Time of Cholera | #bookreview
    By Gabriel García Márquez Love in the time of cholera is not an easy read. It is a long and a complex book, one which I forced myself read in hopes of finding the reason behind the hype around it. The novel is set between the years 1880 and 1930 in an unnamed port city…
  • Sunlight on a Broken Column | #bookreview
    By Attia Hosain Yesterday, I finished reading Sunlight on a Broken Column. Not much consideration went into my purchase of this novel as any book having historical appeal instantly calls out to me. I can’t say I’m disappointed with the choice. However, this novel is so rich that my mind struggles to piece together various…
  • Ghachar Ghochar | #bookreview
    By Vivek Shanbhag Vivek Shanbhag’s novel Ghachar Ghochar, translated by Srinath Perur from the south Indian language of Kannada, is a gripping one that shocks the reader with a twist. Set in the state of Bengaluru, the narrator, who remains unnamed throughout the story, lives in a joint family with his wife, his parents, his…