Confused Bastards

by Manav Vigg

Indian literature scenario has changed completely with the arrival of new age author’s who want to write something personal in their own way. One such author is Manav Vigg. Juggling between his day job and a writing career, he has presented a fine work of fiction. This book is going to agitate the intellectual book lovers and entertain others. Cover page The cover page of any book plays a huge role in the presentation. It... continue reading→

Movie Adaptation: Arrival (2016)

Arrival is one of the movies I had been looking forward to this December. The concept seemed a lot different from other alien/space movies I have watched earlier. And I must say, it was worth the wait. Let me begin with the highlight of the entire movie, the plot. The plot is completely stunning. Unlike other alien movies this one does not portray the inconclusive war between humans and residents of other planets, thus preventing... continue reading→

The Princess Saves Herself in This One

by Amanda Lovelace

My recent interest in different forms of poetry and feminist literature has brought me to ‘The Princess Saves Herself In This One’. This book of poems has been appreciated by many poetry lovers and book bloggers alike. Therefore I decided to give this one a shot. Also, the title drew me in at first sight. Who doesn’t want to be her own knight in shining armor. This book turned out to be everything I had... continue reading→

November Haul

Space crunch is a real problem for bibliophiles , but it isn’t reason enough to not buy more books! So here I am , with my November book haul , though I have absolutely no room for more books! My first ever Comic Con visit was everything and more that I thought it would be , and I found these amazing Sufi Comics there!! The author was not just gracious enough to sign it but... continue reading→

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Her final breath

by Robert Dugoni

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that Robert Dugoni is one of my prized discoveries this year. I read the third book in the Tracy Crosswhite series and knew that I am going to read more by him!So here is what I think of the second book in the same series. Cover With a stark red background that is both a symbol of femininity and crime, it has a knotted rope on it. A critical... continue reading→

Ghachar Ghochar

by Vivek Shanbhag, translated by Srinath Perur

It is quite natural for joint families to pretend to love what is thrust upon them. It is not only natural it is inevitable. This can be seen as one of their strengths. Ghachar Ghochar is a story of one such joint family. The threads of the family are intertwined to form an ugly unbearable mess but they stick together to uphold the sanctity of joint families. Each of them, during the process, losing individual... continue reading→