Book Review: 7 Secrets Of Shiva By Devdutt Pattnaik

!!!Varuna ke hain Nain hazaar!!!!!!Indra ke sau!!!!!!Apke-mere, kewal do!!! ‘Seven Secrets of Shiva’ is written in such an unhackneyed and pristine manner that it makes us look at the old lore with a new spectacle. By the time we’ve all learnt to perceive the concept of god just the way we wanted to. Devdutt Pattnaik…

Book Review : The Diary Of A Young Girl By Anne Frank

Who hasn’t heard about Anne Frank and her prominent diary? She is the most discussed and remembered victim of the holocaust tragedy. Between 1942-1944 she had to live in hiding with her family in a office annex. They were arrested in August, 1942 and Anne was taken to a concentration camp where her life was…

Book Review: To Kill A Mocking Bird By Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird is a celebrated novel by Harper Lee. This American classic is one of the most read books of all time. The story revolves around an 8 year old Scout Finch and her family in 1930s. In midst of sheer depression in Alabama, Finch kids grows up to learn some harsh realities…

Book Review: The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck By Mark Manson

The title itself suggest that the writer Mark Manson, in his eminent book, cutting all the unnecessary crap, comes straight to the point and gives his readers a heads up. I felt very warm and cosy as soon as I began to read this particular book. It was as if an old buddy is giving…

Book Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns By Khaled Hosseni

‘A thousand splendid Suns’ is a heart rendering tale by Khaled Hosseini. There’s so much I want to say but this story chokes me every time I hold the pen. Nevertheless, I’ll try. Mariam and Laila two hapless women in the backdrop of 70s-80s suffers through all their life while recognising and appreciating the transient…

Book Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns By Khaled Hosseni

‘A thousand splendid Suns’ is a heart rendering tale by Khaled Hosseini. There’s so much I want to say but this story chokes me every time I hold the pen. Nevertheless, I’ll try. Mariam and Laila two hapless women in the backdrop of 70s-80s suffers through all their life while recognising and appreciating the transient…

Book Review: Eleven Minutes By Paulo Coelho

‘Eleven minutes’ is one of the finest and most controversial books of the wondrous writer Paolo Coelho. A small towner, Brazilian girl, Maria’s early encounters with love fails to give her a sweet taste. After losing faith in the sanctity of love and guided by her inner desires she glides toward an uncertain world to…

Book Review: Little Women By Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott’s semi-autobiagraphical, endearing and august novel, ‘Little women’ is the intriguing tale of four March sisters- Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. This novel begins with a very promising vibe and takes no time to arrest you. In the backdrop of American civil war, on a Christmas evening, the little March sisters laments about…

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…