A broken heart is tremendous baggage to carry. It is a strange presence. Some of it sits on my chest like a sacred rock, neither too light nor too heavy. Like a stone with a forgiving heart. On the knock of a heavy memory, its …
Four Books And The Jigsaw Puzzle of Atheism
If there is one thing that I secretly carry in my eyes while trying to see through a person, it is the search for an ability! The ability of an individual to face the truth. Being an atheist, for me that one truth is often …
How to review City of Djinns by William Dalrymple!
City of Djinns is not a standard history book. It doesn’t intend to carve newer truths or glorify the old ones. But one thing that it does absolutely and remarkably well, and in some cases even better than a traditional history book, is that it enables one to see, observe and treat history outside of a history book.
In Search of A Book-Why Bookstores Matter?
To know a bookstore by bone and brick, one has to cross-over the threshold of accustomed sight to understand how books collectively, interact with the space around us and play with our inner being. Simulate yourself in an empty room and imagine it filling up with books bit by bit and feel how the changing environment guides your emotional and intellectual temper. Would it be then fair to say that a bookstore in the guise of a product, is, in fact, an alive, real-time process that coalesces elements of fancy decor, intellectually aesthetic accessories, bestseller windows, rare collections, limited editions, empowering book-recommendations, precious conversations to yield a critical function?
Educated by Tara Westover-a story about paying the price of education
Educated witnesses Tara battling superstition, mania, and social isolation on her way to a better life; transforming herself into a free, independent, educated woman.
Review-Letters To A Young Contrarian
I came across Hitchens through strings of YouTube and was awestruck by his confrontational style which often overtook the radical premises he built his debates around. It was his influence that further compelled me to write a book review for Letters to A Young Contrarian …
Review The Burning Forest by Nandini Sundar
Being a controversial human rights issue, there are hardly well-researched and committed works that provide a 360-degree view of the conflict zone. Reading it was enlightening but writing book review The Burning Forest by Nandini Sundar proved to be even more thought-provoking