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Love, Africa by Jeffrey Gettleman

The biggest stories often start with a scrap of paper, a phone number and an obviously fake name…. From Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jeffrey Gettleman, comes a memoir spanning three … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

An Almond for a Parrot by Wray Delaney

…I was not brought up in a Christian way and wasn’t much impressed by all I heard. If God was the head of the family, I thought he was a … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Nobody Killed Her by Sabyn Javeri

  Most events in the sub-continent are replete with intrigue, and spin forth numerous conspiracy theories and whodunnits especially when  a political leader or a celebrity is murdered. Often it … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

This House of Clay and Water by Faiqa Mansab

It had all begun so well, just like how things ended in fairy tales… Faiqa Mansab’s award-winning thesis is the foundation on which This House of Clay and Water has … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Remnants of a Separation by Aanchal Malhotra

“Yes, there is nothing more precious than freedom. But freedom at the cost of others, what freedom was that?” How does one review a book that touches the very core … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

…Yejide was created on a Saturday. When God had ample time to paint her a perfect ebony. No doubt about it. The finished work is living proof. The first time … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

…But I will tell you what I learned after I lost my sight, in the first days as I came to understand how much of the world was banned from … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew by Abigail Pogrebin

As an Indian I have had the privilege of observing various religions in my country and the rituals that the religious adhere to in their everyday lives. As a non-observant … Continue reading

July 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Three Little Monkeys by Quentin Blake and Emma Chichester Clark

…The sort of thing you have to expect if you have Three Little Monkeys! With delightful illustrations by renowned illustrator Quentin Blake, and an enchanting tale by writer Emma Chichester … Continue reading

July 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Alice in Brexitland by Lucien Young

Alice sat by her sister on the riverbank and wondered if she might not die of boredom…As a last resort, Alice glanced at the book her older sister was reading. … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · Leave a comment