Never give up, face the situations boldly and most importantly, have belief in yourself !! This would be my answer if I had to summarise the learning from the old man's experience with the sea. Yeah, I am talking about Ernest Hemingway's book, The Old Man and The Sea. Looking at the size of the… Continue reading Do beliefs get stronger with age?
What seemed like a simple and obvious story at the beginning eventually turned out to be painful yet a heart-touching reflection of the situation today. Women have been oppressed for a long time, at different levels, unknown to self at times and suffering silently at times. It may not be appropriate to make this as… Continue reading Not all promises are broken
The count here indicates the number of people I would meet in the heaven (I could be a good contender for hell as well, perhaps 😉 ) Easy to guess, the book in reference here is Mitch Albom's The five people you meet in Heaven. The systematically woven fabric of experiences and feelings, from loved… Continue reading Would it be more than 5?
Sudha Murthy happens to be one of my favourites and I eagerly await to read more of her writings. I guess I would have read everything that has been published till now. The simplicity of her writing or more should I say, of her thoughts appeals to me. Three Thousand stitches, a collection of extraordinary… Continue reading Extraordinarily Ordinary
Some encounters leave a deep impression behind and that’s what I experienced when I finished reading, The Infidel Next Door, by Rajit Mitra. It was and it still has managed to keep me intrigued. And so much that, I decided to have a conversation with author. And he has been kind enough to oblige to… Continue reading Interview | Rajat Mitra – The Infidel Next Door
I am feeling nothing but pleased to have read this book. I was hooked on to Rajat Mitra’s The Infidel Next Door. Set in the backdrop of religion and man-made controversies makes you feel wasn’t religion supposed to bring peace and harmony than violence and chaos. The book mirrors the atrocities of the real life.… Continue reading In the name of religion..
The vastness and richness of the Indian mythology and ancient scriptures never misses spellbound me. After reading quite a bit about the epics and the incarnations of the god, one conclusion I can safely draw is that everything is connected and part of a larger scheme of things. Every plot and every character, however big… Continue reading Did she really have a choice?