Imagine the plane you are traveling in crashes out in the open sea, yet you survive miraculously. Wait, there is another survivor alongside you—a 12-year-old kid? What if I tell you that you have to survive alongside that child out in the open seas and that help is not going to be coming anytime soon? Scared? Read on to find out about such a scenario in Wayward by Dethan, a tale like no other I have read before.
An antipathy that will make you sit back, mull, and wonder why colour is such a strongly held ground for discrimination even today, Dancers in the Dark by Ejaz Ahamad is a story that centres around the discrimination based on colour as well as all those so-called societal categories and stigmas that have been there for around centuries now. Yes, unfair behaviour against the LGBTQ+ community—that is what I am indicating here!
Your writer friend just struck gold by signing a deal with Netflix for a TV adaptation. Could it get bigger? You both are busy celebrating over cocktails while she shows you her latest, unpublished work-unpublished one. And then she drops dead? What would you do? Yellowface by Rebecca F. Kuang is a revelation, exploring the sad travesty of the dark side of publishing industry
What if I were to tell you that something,” say, a home,” is also a being, an identity on its own? Umm, how about this: it has feelings and likes and dislikes as well, and worse, what if it can sense and so can you, I mean, you sense its “displeasures”? Sounds twisted and dangerous, right? So, come alongside me on this thrilling tale where the paranormal and psychological fuse in a manner that you may never have experienced before. Let’s delve into A Dark and Shiny Place by Pragati Deshmukh
Discover the captivating world of Haruki Murakami’s surreal realism as we unveil 10 thought-provoking quotes that transcend the ordinary and illuminate life’s profound mysteries. Journey through the enigmatic blend of the surreal and the real, exploring transformative experiences, the power of memories, the enigma of time, and the profound impact of personal connections. Delve into the essence of existence and the depths of human emotions through the literary brilliance of one of the most celebrated authors of our time. Immerse yourself in the surreal realism of Haruki Murakami’s writing and uncover the beautifully mysterious landscape of life.
Want to read a book that has all the elements of your childhood and teenage years, making you reminisce about the 80s and 90s and sending you down fond memory lanes? Meet “Those Pricey Thakur Girls”, a story of Justice Laxmi Narayan and Mamta Thakur’s five daughters, which will make for a breezy yet bustling reading experience
Dive into our in-depth book review of After Sappho by Selby Wynn Schwartz. Discover a poignant tale that delves into themes of love, loss, and self-discovery. Uncover the author’s remarkable storytelling and the profound impact of this compelling literary work.
Discover the captivating journey of womanhood and identity in “Breasts and Eggs.” Mieko Kawakami’s enchanting novel delves into the complexities of these themes, offering a beautiful exploration that will leave you spellbound. Embark on a thought-provoking adventure that celebrates the power and resilience of women, as they navigate the intricacies of their bodies and search for true liberation.
What if I tell you guys to drown yourselves in pain, fluid and raw, and yet assure you that you will be back unscathed, seething in its flames and yet uncannily soothing in its undercurrents? Yes, the pain has that strange ability to be able to coil itself surreptitiously around the misery of our souls and yet soothe us subtly but surely, smarting our hearts and yet treating our souls. Wondering what’s up here? To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara is a heartfelt tale of love and loss, measuring life’s many spectrums.
Does one’s love end when they die? Is the body or the soul—or both—the carrier of true, endless, unbounded love? This genesis of life and more are decoded through a brilliant love story, “An Imperishable Promise: If Afterlife Is True, Will You Still Come To Me?” by Sarathi Sahoo