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Before the Rains by Dinah Jefferies

…Eliza woke early the next day. Her curtains were flimsy and the sun was already bright enough to force her to shield her eyes as she jumped out of bed … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · 2 Comments

Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra

I’ve always been good at playing a part: the mysterious seductress for the sleaze bag, the doe-eyed innocent for the protector. I had tried both on the security guard and … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Song of the Sun God by Shankari Chandran

…She turned her face towards the fading light. Nala warned her about her skin getting darker but she had never ceased. She loved the feeling of the sun on her. … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Nerdy Dozen by Jeff Miller

THE ENEMY FIGHTER JETS SURGED PAST NEIL ANDERTOL, soaring over desolate, sandy terrain. Neil glanced out either side of his cockpit window. Two planes from his own squad were flying … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2017, in the words of Himmat Singh Bakshi

Fairway Galle Literary Festival – 2017 This was the first time I went for the Fairway’s Galle Literary Festival and it was the most memorable start to my year. The … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

Rekha: The Untold Story; reviewed by Saran Lamba

I am not one who is overly fond of biographies and that too of movie stars…having said that, I have read both the books by the author, the one on … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2017- Jemima Foxtrot got me writing

    The leaves under my feet rustle The fir trees feel alive; As I look up to see the sun The birds scream and off they fly; I gotta … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Ceaseless Chatter of Demons by Ashok Ferrey

  I was born ugly. That’s what my mother always said. ‘Sonny,’ she said, ‘when are we ever going to find a girl good enough to marry you?’ A cunning … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Idris:Keeper of the Light by Anita Nair

But now your heart is set: you want to have the tale of all my trails- I must add more tears to those I have already shed.  What should I … Continue reading

January 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

When authors send in their feedback! Kiran Doshi on the review of Jinnah Often Came To Our House

The review and interview were first published on http://www.talkingcranes.com/tc-article/book-review-jinnah-often-came-our-house/1563 http://www.talkingcranes.com/tc-article/author-kiran-doshi-jinnah-often-came-our-house/1562 and later shared on The Good Book Corner …Thank you for the review of Jinnah often came to our House. … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment