Love And Misadventure

by Lang Leav

Lang Leav had made it to the top of the charts when her book of short poems won the goodreads award for the best book in the poetry section. There were mixed reviews seen on the book. Those who liked the book praised it to the heights and those who did not like it criticized the bad writing. A book is no book if it is not written well. Hence, even after receiving the book... continue reading→

The Metamorphosis

by Franz Kafka

A combination of simple writing and lucid imagination is how anyone will describe Franz Kafka. Most of Kafka’s work is almost autobiographical in nature. In writing pitiful characters without any will to change their life or any throat to voice their opinion, Kafka tries to pen his life on paper. Due to an illness that takes his life, he did not see enough of his success. Metamorphosis is probably the most famous work of Franz... continue reading→

To Kill A Mocking Bird

by Harper Lee

Cover This classic, first published in 1960 has been published with different cover pages over the years. With a stark orange background that never fails to catch the eye and the symbolic mockingbird , some of the covers have the lead character- Scout on it, while some others have the tree –which again has a significance of its own in the plot. Most covers adopted for this book give some insight on the setting and... continue reading→

The God of Small Things

by Arundhati Roy

I sit in front the computer with a pressure to the paramount, to do justice to a piece of literature which may have been the most accurate of my idea of a modern classic. I am continuously haunted by the possibility of me not appropriately putting my thoughts across about the book that has won India its Man Booker prize in 1997. Arundhati Roy is an inspiration for all the architects and writers alike. Architects?... continue reading→

Eterlimus

by Aziz Hamza

Roman empire has astonished me since I read Julius Ceaser. Therefore when I received this book for reviewing I instantly said yes. This is written by an author from Saudi which further aggravated my curiosity. History immortalizes both the names of the greats and the tyrants without making a distinction between them. Cover page Eterlimus is a story of Rome hence the classical architecture is very much expected in the cover-page. But what really attracted... continue reading→

Poor Little Rich Slum

by Rashmi Bansal, Deepak Gandhi

Poor Little Rich Slum is a book I picked up out of curiosity. I had enough about Dharavi and redevelopment projects. I just wanted to see another perspective to it. I did not learn something new out of the book, but I definitely came across a fine writing. The book is a piece of art with an amazing collection of photos and beautiful presentation. We wish they would not exist, but we cannot wish them... continue reading→