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Leila by Prayaag Akbar; reviewed by Amina Singh

I’d  heard about Prayaag Akbars debut novel Leila .. heard it was chilling , heard it was a must read. So I finally got hold of a copy At first … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pharaoh by Wilbur Smith; reviewed by Nimra Savanghan

    Pharoah is a thrilling novel under the series “ Ancient Egypt” by Wilbur Smith, a South African novelist. The story begins with the death of Pharoah Tamose, and … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Let’s Talk Books!

This April, we at The Good Book Corner, decided to feature interesting bits of conversation; conversations over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, in an elevator or … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton; reviewed by Yusra Aziz-Eliyas

Tiny Pretty Things – Sona Charaipotra & Dhonielle Clayton Delve in the lives of Beautiful Ballerinas The first of a series of two for teens, the book takes you through … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Lives of Others – Neel Mukherjee; reviewed by Sravasti Ghosh Dastidar

Fascinating insight into the Naxalite Movement Born in the late 60s and early 70s, we heard horrific tales of the brightest youth of our family and friends having died or … Continue reading

February 25, 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

Literary Pretensions; poem submission by Preeti Reddy

  Literary Pretensions Preeti Reddy   I cannot sing I cannot dance Men do not keel over at my glance I do not sew I cannot bake I’ve never learned … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · 6 Comments

Natural Royalty; poem submission by Anindo Bagchi

Natural Royalty Within the Yala national Park Untouched by the artificial light, within the dark Lie mystical creatures hidden within the birch and the bark Beyond that trail lies a … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

To Err is Human, To Forgive Divine? poem submission by Sravasti Ghosh Dastidar

To Err is Human, To Forgive Divine?   They laughed at me when I said,  I forgive you God! So who am I? When humans err, He forgives And when … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment