Book Review: Cityscape by Thirtho

Blurb Modern-day cities burst with social ills that are killing our health and happiness. They are mired in an energy and Environmental crisis. Human values have nosedived, as we aim for vertical growth. The poems in this book are a reflection of the disorder and disarray we are grappling with, while urbanization contaminates not just…

Book Review: Maddy: Heiress Of Dawn By Mamta Kashyap

Blurb GET DRAWN INTO THE FAST-PACED WORLD OF SUSPENSE AND MYSTERY, WITH A DARK EDGE THAT WILL KEEP YOU HOOKED! “Freak!”The word has been synonymous with Maddy throughout her grim childhood, most of which she spends trying to hide her secret from the prying eyes of her ‘family’. However, one fateful day, the circumstances force…

Book Review: Bonds Of Freedom By Shalini Keswani

Blurb A Story of love and ambition set around the creation of a dream school in the Little Red Dot of Asia, Singapore Shekharan is consumed by the fire of ambition – so much so that he ends up scorching his lady-love Angela’s beloved dream. She is faced with heart-wrenching choices. What does she sacrifice?…

Book Review: Wise and Otherwise – A Salute to Life

Experience taught me that honesty is not the mark of any particular class not it is related to education or wealth. It cannot be taught at any university. In most people, it springs naturally from the heart. – by Sudha Murty Sudha Murty is a very unusual woman, one of a kind. Being a teacher,…

Book Review: Lost City Symphony By Indrajit Bose

Old Cameos In the long verandahAt the top left landingOf the wooden staircase,You will find them waiting. Grandfather in singlets and shorts:Beaming toothlessly;Great-grandfather in alpaca coat,Frowning majestically. The lady by a Chinese vase,So like a Ravi Varma painting,Is Great-uncle’s first wifeWho died in childbirth. And those three studiousLadies are your aunts,Pramila, Urmila, Nirmala,Proud university graduates.…

Book Review- Poetry – A Garland of Words By Margesh Rai (Margdarshan)

Blurb: Poetry- A garland of words is a collection of poems primarily based on the theme of nature. The poems in the book are a result of my life-long love for nature and natural surroundings. Also, I have always been captivated by the vastness of the cosmos. Our lives seem so utterly insignificant when we…

Book Review: Mind Is Your Business By Sadhguru

When I scan the title of the book for the first time, automatically “Mind your own business” began popping out in my head ( same as you who are reading this right now). And, then curiousness started liberating more vacuum to read up the things with a clear mind. I feel that you can never…

Book Review:A trip to….?: A Journey of Two Hearts by Sneha Lamba

Blurb What is it like when two souls fall in love? Have you ever come across a person for whom you feel as if you’ve known that person ‘forever,’ even if you’ve just met? Have you ever met a person with whom you immediately connect, without knowing why? When two such souls meet, there is…

Book Review: Lines of fate By Neelam Saxena

Often a simple encounter on the path of life can change one’s entire future. “Lines of Fate” by Neelam Saxena Chandra is a collection of such selected, distinctive and unique tales from different walks of life. When a dice is rolled, one does not know what the outcome will be. Similarly, in an encounter between…

Book Review: Vishwas Aur Main By Anchal Saxena

‘Vishwas Aur Main’ is a story of two simple lovers of a small town. They live a relation that doesn’t have a name. Society gives several names to their relationship but it doesn’t bother them and they keep on living it. ‘Vishwas Aur Main’ spends 13 years tangling in between love, friendship, and society. Still,…