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.
Browsing Category Contemporary Fiction
Exploring Love in Infinity and Beyond-An Imperishable Promise by Sarathi Sabyasachi Sahoo: a Book Review
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
Dollar Bahu by Sudha Murty: A Brilliant Tale of Emotions and the True Mirror of Today’s Societal Mindsets
Would you marry solely to obtain a green card and so-called “superior citizenship”? Exploring a story that addresses a fundamental question: can money really buy love? And, if so, how long will that love and relationship last before it dies? Dollar Bahu by Sudha Murty, a book review
A Box of Quintessential Life Slices-Two Minutes to an Eclipse and Other Moments by Anshu Choudhry
I dove headfirst into a vat of emotions and came back dribbling with the wisdom of the ages. Doesn’t that sound like an imaginary line?
Well, you have got to read Two Minutes to an Eclipse and Other Moments by Anshu Choudhry.
A Humorous Take on Mythological Fiction-Ms Draupadi Kuru: After the Pandavas
Imagine getting on a superb ride, taking a pause of sorts from your usual “splendid,” “perfect,” and “heavenly” life, and enjoying human hood. Confused? Well, Ms Draupadi Kuru After the Pandavas by Trisha Das is a brilliant fictional account of what happens when our goddesses, or lady powers, choose to leave the confines of heaven and visit Earth. Is all hell breaking loose? Ah, now that is a paradoxical statement, huh?
A Book Review of A Butterfly Riddle by Jaykay Heart: a Riveting Mystery Read
Want to read a great mystery that has all the right elements of love and humour, too, in the perfect permutation? Yes, A Butterfly Riddle by Jaykay Heart is a riveting mystery you need to read now
Book Review of 30 Years in the Searing Sun: A Romance Memoir by Kalavathi Raj and Sanjida Smrity
Want to read a memoir that is closer to life? I mean, real life, without the filters that we are accustomed to seeing nowadays? 30 Years in the Searing Sun by Kalavathi Raj and Sanjida Smrity is the one you must bookmark for your next
One Life, Many Hues-Broken Anvils by Rohith Agarwal | Book Review
You know what? Life is a b**ch and some books show us the real hues of the world we live in, discussing the intensities in depth. Broken Anvils by Rohith Agarwal is one such story, exploring emotions as well as workplace ergonomics through a brilliant perspective.
Subjective Bliss by Vez Jauffur – A Satirical Take On Today’s Fast-Changing Society
There are some books which stay so close to our lives, thanks to their impeccable narrative and satirical take on the circumstances. Subjective Bliss by Vez Jauffur is a satirical fiction that not only entertains but puts forth a piece of life which we all surely know but dare not acknowledge for the fear of being judged. This a brilliant insight into the lifestyle of the upstart, the rich and the obnoxious, bookmark this one for your next
Book Review: Kamaal-Not a Story of Just Another Terrorist by Adhyatm Awasthy
An NRI, a common man or an actor turned terrorist? Who is Kamaal? Kamaal-Not a story of Just Another Terrorist by Adhyatm Awasthy