The Strange Meeting

I visit the library a lot and its close proximity to my college is always an added advantage. Last day I had an interesting and creepy experience there. I met a farmer. Yes, that is precisely what he told me, very solemnly, drawing his two hands up and resting his cleft chin on it. I … More The Strange Meeting

Book Review: Turn on the Heat by Erle Stanley Gardner

Turn on the Heat by Erle Stanley Gardner was first published in 1940 as the first in the Lam and Cool series since the publisher did not print The Knife Slipped(which was written before Turn on the Heat) because of censorship issues. Gardner writing as A. A. Fair was one of the most prolific crime … More Book Review: Turn on the Heat by Erle Stanley Gardner

Book Review: Drop Dead Gorgeous by R. L. Stine

R.L. Stine curated my childhood. I remember voraciously finishing each book before diving for another from my school library whose shelves overflowed with the Goosebumps series. I marvelled at how brilliantly he wrote each book, how original his ideas were, and I remember feeling a particular tingle down my spine every time I finished reading … More Book Review: Drop Dead Gorgeous by R. L. Stine

Persepolis- A Story of a Childhood and A Story of a Return

I finished reading Persepolis right in the beginning of January and it was unlike anything I have ever read. An autobiography, Marjane Satrapi’s work became a sensation when it was first released. Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (2000) recounts the author’s life from her childhood in Iran till the time she was sent to … More Persepolis- A Story of a Childhood and A Story of a Return

Book Review: Magic in Mussoorie by Atul Sethi and Vikas Upadhyay

Name of the book- Magic in Mussoorie Concept and Story- Atul Sethi Art- Vikas Upadhyay Language– English Genre- Fiction/ Comic Pages- 60 Publisher- Puffin Books/ Penguin Random House Format- Paperback Review Magic in Mussoorie by Atul Sethi and Vikas Upadhyay is a comic book that will take you right back to your childhood. Recalling the … More Book Review: Magic in Mussoorie by Atul Sethi and Vikas Upadhyay

Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival

Welcome to January known among literature lovers as the month of literary festivals. Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival, an extraordinary event is the first of its kind to be fabricated by a book store. An amalgamation of the genres of poetry, novels, theatre, ranging from women issues, marginalised literature, social issues, regional literature, you name it, … More Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival