How does it feel when you lose a loved one? Life seems to just dissipate in pieces, isn’t it? Or is it more like you seem to compartmentalize and live, a piece at a time because you have been blown into countless smithereens at the loss of their lives, ain’t it? Brutally out but elementally true, Western Lane by Chetna Maroo is a coming-of-age novella that explores much more than sisterhood, grief and the turnstiles of the funny journey called life.
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.
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
Have you ever been left stranded on an island, tethered to nothingness, wondering how you will proceed from there? That is how life makes us feel sometimes, as if at a crossroads, right?
Baring the complexities of life and understanding its intricate emotions with a review of When Will You Die? by Jayanthi Sankar
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
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.
What happens when the gentler sex decides to fight patriarchal forces, challenging the pr- set nationalities of the societal attitude? Catastrophe. No, seriously. But, for the woman who does so. Don’t believe me. Read my Book review of Padma by Mala Mahesh to discover one such instance.
What if life gave you a second chance? Is God deciding to give a reset to your life? Sounds pretty lucrative. Read our review of And Before She Realised It by Piroja Shroff to discover such a hypothetical fictional tale.
Can one understand another’s emotions even if unspoken? Is it only love that can keep two people bound together or are there other factors such as trust, understanding and mutual respect too? And what if either of these ceases to exist? Where does one land from there? Presenting Sense of a Quiet by Deepak Kripal, a contemporary fiction which will give you much more than just an ordinary tale..