“Tu beti nahi, beta hai (you are not a daughter, but a son)”. Nothing gets my goat more than this statement.
An extremely moving book and a raw first-hand account that is a compilation of letters sent by soldiers during the Kargil war.
We often limit our choices by picking books we “should” be reading. Let’s take the “guilty” out of guilty pleasures.
The Forest of Enchantments is essentially a love story from Sita’s perspective. You are treated to a fabulous piece of writing with some excellent food for thought.
Irregular payments need not be a deal-breaker. With a fair bit of planning, you can indeed purchase that dream house.
A compilation of eight books that would shock you, move you, make you question humanity, and often leave you wondering if man is indeed the most dangerous animal.
Drug allergies, although rare, can be debilitating. I share a list of natural alternatives to pharmaceuticals that have helped me lead a fuller life.
Money, power, fame, morally corrupt characters, and unscrupulous media. All that with a crisp, tight plot, and you have a winner.
Laundry Girl 2.0 by Yamini Pustake Bhalerao is a fast-paced noir thriller, whose protagonist is a fixer, private investigator, hustler, ex-convict, and a street fighter.
The normal world has no room for exceptions. Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata is a compelling read about the struggles of a socially awkward individual to conform to the rules of the society.
Girl From The Tree House by Gudrun Frerichs is a psychological thriller that tells the story from the inside out. I have not read such a brilliant fictionalized depiction of dissociative identity disorder.
Narasimha by Kevin Missal, the first book in the Mahaavatar Trilogy picks on the topic of dharma and adharma. A retelling of the fourth Vishnu avatar, it is centered around the story of Narasimha, Hiranyakashyap, and Prahlad.