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This Should Be Written in the Present Tense by Helle Helle; reviewed by Charvi Parekh

Scandinavia always fascinates me. From minimalist designs to gender equality -their approach towards life is interestingly different. I picked up This Should Be Written in the Present Tense– a book … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Red Cavalry by Isaac Babel; translated by Boris Dralyuk

Isaac Babel’s works are considered ┬ámasterpieces in Russian Literature. A well known short story writer, playwright and journalist, Babel came into prominence in the 1920s when he joined the 1st … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Adultery : A novel

  A young woman who seems to have it all – a loving husband, two lovely kids, a nice home and a decent job – is overwhelmed with sadness. A … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Mirror of Beauty by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi

The Mirror of Beauty by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi is 952 pages long and as it goes with most historical works, the detailed description cannot be avoided. From the intricate and … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment