Book Review: The Free Voice By Ravish Kumar

‘The Free Voice’ is an eye opening book on Democracy, Culture and the Nation authored by Raman Magsaysay winner Ravish Kumar. From the news of terrifying kala bandar in Delhi to the hate mongers of WhatsApp University, Indian media has deteriorated it’s standard by spreading fake news from time to time. The definition of journalism…

Book Review: The Perks Of Being A Wallflower By Stephen Chbosky

‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ is a renowned novel written in epistolary style by Stephen Chbosky. The wallflower Charlie addresses an anonymous person in his letters telling him about his experiences of his day to day life. Charlie who is reserved by nature is often considered a wierdo in school. He is a naive…

Book Review: A Princess Remembers By Gayatri Devi

‘A Princess Remembers’ is Maharani Gayatri Devi literally reminiscing over her extraordinary life from the florescent dawn to the fall of the evening. Gayatri Devi was born in the royal family of Cooch behar. She was brought up in magnificent palaces, among her siblings and cousins, taking inspiration from her sophisticated mother(who was a princess…

Book Review: The Rosie Project By Graeme Simsion

‘The Rosie Project’ is an adorable tale of love by Graeme Simsion. Genetics professor Don Tillman is so brilliant and so single. He makes sure he does everything perfectly and in time (not a minute early, not a minute later). He takes up any task as a project and works it out in the manner…

Book Review: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

‘The Color Purple’ by Alice Walker is a poignant novel in epistolary format that reflects a brilliant purple hue. Celie a simpleton, black, young woman in South America was repeatedly raped by her step father, separated from two children, married off with a violent man, insulted for her looks, made a slave out of a…

Book Review: Asura By Anand Neelakantan

‘Asura, The Tale of the vanquished’ by Anand Neelkantan is a magnificent story of Ravana and his people. Ram the incarnation of God, the king of Ayodhya, the epitome of truth and dignity who waged war against Ravana, killed him and eliminated the evil forever. We have known Ramayana. But this is ‘Ravanayana’. It’s the…

Book Review: The Dutch House By Ann Patchett

‘The Dutch House’ is a splendid book by Anne Patchett. Danny and Maeve two siblings lived in a sumptuous mansion called The Dutch house, located in Elkins Park, Philadelphia, which previously belonged to the VanHoebeeks. The couple whose stupendous oil paintings adorned the walls of the house eyeing everything and everyone wordlessly. Later, Cyril Conroy…

Book Review: One Day By David Nicholls

‘One Day’ by David Nicholls is an endearing and offbeat love story. 15 th of July, Dexter and Emma are together the morning after their graduation party. They spend the whole day together only to part ways the next day and live their respective lives. But where are they every year on 15 th of…

Book Review: Norwegian Wood By Haruki Murakami

“And when I awoke, I was alone, this bird had flownSo I lit a fire, isn’t it good, Norwegian wood….” You can’t help but keep listening to this Beatles song on repeat mode while reading this book and also after finishing it. The melody of this song is the very essence of this novel. Haruki…

Book Review: The Girl On The Train By Paula Hawkins

‘The girl on the Train’ is a much talked about psychological thriller by Paula Hawkins. Rachel is a commuter who looks outside the window to catch sight of the seemingly happy couple Megan and Scott living in her old neighborhood. She was once married to Tom, who left her due to her excessive drinking problem…