the good book corner

Manuscript help, book reviews and author interviews

Stolen Years by Pavit Kaur

Simranjit Singh Mann was with the Indian Police Service and in 1984, after Operation Bluestar, the Indian Army operation on the holy Golden Temple at Amritsar, he resigned in protest. … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Queen of Ice by Devika Rangachari ; Reviewed by Nishna Singh

The young adult historical novel Queen of Ice, written by Devika Rangachari, displays the world of Queen Didda of Kashmira from CE 980/1-1003. A tale of friendship and courage, it … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with Jennifer Clement, author of Prayers for The Stolen

JENNIFER CLEMENT has studied literature in New York and Paris. Among many honors for her work, the internationally acclaimed novel PRAYERS FOR THE STOLEN was awarded the National Endowment of … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld, reviewed by Sheena Singh

The Enchanted tells a unique story of a prison, a dark and deeply disturbing place, yet through the power of imagination and Denfeld’s poetic writing it is also a place … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

A L Jagannath’s Five

AL is the Director for Marketing at VMware India & SAARC. Over the years I have read a wide variety of fiction. From pure fantasy to Sci-Fi to pure emotional … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Good Book Corner

Give me a good book, a rich luscious coffee and a corner where I can sink into and I am in blissful heaven. So, started my quest for “ Paradise … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Patrick Modiano, winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature

  Patrick Modiano is the 111th winner of the Nobel prize for literature. The 69 year old writer is the 15th French writer to win the prestigious prize. Modiano is well … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with Saskya Jain, author of ‘Fire Under Ash’

Saskya Jain holds an MFA in Fiction from Boston University, where she received the Florence Engel Randall Award and the Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship. Her writing has appeared in numerous … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vices of Eden by Arpita Bhawal

According to Arpita Bhawal, ” What’s Life, anyways, without good stories that ring true?” Inspired by Dante Alighieri’s Inferno, Arpita masterfully spins tales,centred around the seven deadly sins and Death, … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Guest Interview with Eileen Palma

Our wonderful guest interviewer Susan Kleinman was a Gurfein Fellow at the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College and teaches creative writing at the Writing Institute and at the Bronxville … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · Leave a comment