Book Review: French Exit by Patrick deWitt

At times dark, humorous, absurd, and witty, the novel has both the elements of a tragedy and a comedy that satirizes the manners and affectations of contemporary society and questions societal standards. It introduces a very dysfunctional family- nonchalant Malcolm and his gorgeous mother of 60 something with their cat called Small Frank whom they believe hosts the spirit of Frances’ late husband and immoral lawyer, Franklin Price.… Read More Book Review: French Exit by Patrick deWitt

Book Review: Amma, Take Me To The Dargah of Salim Chishti by Bhakti Mathur

Name of the book- Amma, Take Me To The Dargah of Salim Chishti Author- Bhakti Mathur Language– English Genre- Non-Fiction Pages- 64 Publisher- Puffin Books/Penguin Random House Format- Paperback My Rating- 5/5 Review Yet another brilliant addition to the Amma, Take Me To series, Amma, Take Me To The Dargah of Salim Chishti is a… Read More Book Review: Amma, Take Me To The Dargah of Salim Chishti by Bhakti Mathur

Counter or Computer- Where shall the reader go?

Organised by the joint efforts of both the Oxford Bookstore and Patrabharati, one of the leading publishers of Bengali literature, Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob has become the flag bearer of regional literary festivals. Held from the 16th to 18th November at Jorasanko Thakurbari, this Bengali Literature festival has been made extraordinary over the years through… Read More Counter or Computer- Where shall the reader go?