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: 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: Milk and Honey By Rupi Kaur

Finally accomplished to find time to get a foretaste of the much-glorified book. Is it worth the buildup? Partly yes. The poetries are unique and unsharpened but frank. The style of poetry is unique. Much of these are stereotypic. And if you are a grammar Nazi, then you are into something that will dig your…

Book Review: I am in Love with a Shudh Desi Firangi by Dipnanda Bhaduri Roy

Blurb Jeeva is Shiva. Either as a ‘Nirakar’ (formless) entity or as the life energy in every living being, Shiva thrives in people’s consciousness. Shiva’s presence is not only felt in the chants and prayers of ascetics but also in the common man’s household, in folklores. And in the hearts of every woman who aspires…

Book Review: Making A Poem By Vihang A. Naik

Blurb Making A Poem is a powerful affecting collection of poetry that sheds a fascinating light upon the writing process and poet’s personal aesthetics. These are eloquent pieces where the poet displays a confident command of the poetic form to bring his ideas and observations to life. The pieces that ponder the reality of poetic…

Book Review: Kaagaz ke Mahal- Kuch Khayaal Aur Shaayari By Ravi Kumar

Blurb: Likhe they vo khat jinko Aaye phir vo yaad sabhi Kaagaz ke kuch purzon se Jude they yoon jazbaat sabhi Bheed bahut hai charo or Tanha man ghabrata hai Haal-e-dil bas likhte hain Alfaazon mein hai raaz sabhi There are numerous thoughts that cross our mind, though there are very few who find a…

Book Review: The Bliss Of Solitude By Surbhi Islam

Blurb: Do you like the feeling, when immediately after reading a piece of poetry you start relating with the poet? Phrases like, “Exactly! My point”, “Hmm she is right”, “Yaar! This one is so true”, “It happened to me too” instinctively comes to your mind? Then this collection of Hindi poetry is definitely for you.…

Author Interview: Shibaji Bose- Till We Meet Again

Till We Meet Again is a kaleidoscope, that delves into the depths of colourful lives, dissecting inner thoughts and bringing out the true hues of a middle-class Kolkata neighbourhood. As you read the book and get lost into islands of stories, each of which can make a book by itself, one wonders how many of…

Author Interview: Dipanjana Nath- KLF Author Of The Year – Love Will Find a Way

A software engineer by profession and an author by passion, Dipanjana loves to pen down romantic novels and short stories during her free hours. After publishing Scandalous Disclosure, a romantic novel in 2015 and Unrequited, a collection of love stories in 2018, Dipanjana came up with her third book, Love Will Find a Way. Even…