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Moustache: A Novel by S. Hareesh: Book Review Indian Literature, Life Touch, Best Screenplay, The Art Of Storytelling, Talking Animals, A Hundred Years, Lost In Translation, First Novel, S Stories

Moustache by S. Hareesh: The winner of the JCB Prize for Literature 2020

A modern fable traversing the length and breadth of the below-sea-level farming areas of Kerala, set about a hundred years ago resurrecting forgotten stories, myths, and legends within the realm of…

Kintsugi by Anukrti Upadhyay: A Japanese Art, an Indian craft and three resilient women Norwegian Wood, Indian Crafts, Ornaments Design, Kintsugi, Girls Be Like, Japanese Girl, Female Characters, Metal Working, Fiction

Kintsugi by Anukrti Upadhyay: A Japanese Art, an Indian craft and three resilient women

‘Kintsugi’ is mystifying as a title for a work of Indian fiction. This word comes from the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by using lacquer containing powdered gold, silver, or other metal…

The Swap by Shuma Raha: Urban couples& swinging fascination between marriage and morality Swap Party, Morality, Fascinator, Fiction, Marriage, Urban, Indian, Couples, Valentines Day Weddings

The Swap by Shuma Raha: Urban couples’ swinging fascination between marriage and morality

‘The Swap’ treads a careful line while uncovering the private lives of the urban middle class, exploring their marriages through swap parties and their guilty pleasures in doing so, intricately wea…

The Curse of Nader Shah – Rise and Fall of a Tyrant by Sutapa Basu Religious Intolerance, King Of Persia, King Of The World, Mughal Empire, How To Be Likeable, King Of Kings, Historical Fiction, History Books, Fun Facts

The Curse of Nader Shah – Rise and Fall of a Tyrant by Sutapa Basu

Sutapa Basu weaves a historical fiction around Nader Shah, one of the most powerful Persian rulers and his endeavors in conquering a vast expanse of the world. Nader Shah was not a Mughal but a man…

Those Pricey Thakur Girls by Anuja Chauhan Newsreader, Elizabeth Bennet, Three Daughters, The Headlines, Pride And Prejudice, Jane Austen, Short Stories, Bestselling Author, Dumb And Dumber

Those Pricey Thakur Girls by Anuja Chauhan

‘Those Pricey Thakur Girls’ by Anuja Chauhan is one of the breeziest reads. It is knitted in a simple setting with some drool-worthy love moments. In complete dislike to the usa…

The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni: My Read Buy Milk, Popular Stories, Magnum Opus, Dark Forest, Retelling, Bedtime Stories, Revenge, Mythology, Love Story

The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni: My Read

‘The Palace of Illusions’ is written by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, published in 2008. ‘The Palace of Illusions’ explores the beautiful premise of mythological retelling, and what better than …

Waves in the Sky by Rakhi Jayashankar: Book Review Six Girl, Living In Dubai, Muslim Family, Outside World, Cultural Events, Murder Mysteries, Writing Styles, Rakhi, Present Day

Waves in the Sky by Rakhi Jayashankar: Book Review

‘Their friendship was like a kite that soared up in the sky, travelling through different strata, overcoming different obstacles but still safe, sound in the hands of the flyer.’ Waves in the Sky (…

As Boys Become Men by Mukul Kumar: Book Review Student Living, Three Friends, Modern History, Sociology, Female Characters, Book Review, Fiction, Author, Indian

As Boys Become Men by Mukul Kumar: Book Review

As Boys Become Men by Mukul KumarRupa Publications ‘As Boys Become Men’ is the story of three friends – Mihir, Uday and Sandeep who hail from Bihar and come to Delhi with the objective of getting i…

The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh: My Read Amitav Ghosh Books, The Glass Palace, Medical Research, Comic Character, Futuristic, Thriller, Science Fiction, Supernatural, The Cure

The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh: A futuristic fiction around Malaria with a bit of Supernatural

The Calcutta Chromosome is an experiment at best, a motley of science fiction (or medical fiction if such a term exists) and a supernatural thriller. The research aspects on Ronald Ross, the recipi…

Once Upon a Crush by Kiran Manral Horrible Bosses, Marriage Material, Happy Stories, Mixed Signals, Boring Life, Hope For The Future, Perfect Marriage, Working Woman, Enough Is Enough

Once Upon a Crush by Kiran Manral

In ‘Once Upon a Crush’, Kiran Manral, the author spins around Rayna De’s story of surviving an office crush amidst a tumultuous relationship with her immediate boss. Rayna’s character is quite rela…