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Review: The Wrong Prescription

Honestly, I was skeptical about writing this review initially. The author is someone who I have personally met since he is the father of a dear friend. This ‘dear friend’…..

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Review: Maus

I wonder what kind of imagination Art Spiegelman must possess to come up with something as brilliant as Maus (German for ‘Mouse’). This graphic novel is a depiction of the…..

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Of This and That

I believe that the real worth of a book can often be measured in what you can take back from it. Sometimes, it is the emotion that you are induced…..

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Genre: Bildungsroman

  At the time when I read books like the Harry Potter series or the Inheritance Cycle (remember Eragon?), little did I know that these were actually the most common…..

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The ‘other things’

  When a friend gifted me J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, all I thought was, ‘Damn! Why didn’t I read this book earlier?’ I liked the book so…..

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Review: The Lotus Queen

At first glance, Rikin Khamar’s The Lotus Queen seems like a cross between William Dalrymple’s The Last Mughal and Chitra Divakaruni Banerjee’s Palace of Illusions. However, it manages to isolate…..