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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

The Lonely Hearts Travel Club: Destination Chile by Katy Collins

After Thailand and India, Georgia heads to Chile, and this time she doesn’t go alone- this time it’s with her partner/boyfriend Ben! According to her friends Marie and Shelley ,‘…They … Continue reading

June 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Watcher by Ross Armstrong, reviewed by Nidarsha Senanayake

“The Watcher” by Ross Armstrong is the first psychological thriller I have read, and I quite enjoyed it. To be honest, the first few chapters of the book are not … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Perfect by Cecilia Ahern, reviewed by Tara Mallikage

Celestine lives in a society which claims people to be morally and ethically perfect. Guild determines the morality of the acts of the people in the society. People who disobey … Continue reading

June 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Loyal Stalkers by Chhimi Tenduf-La

…’Are you Sri Lankan?’ the lady asks. ‘One hundred per cent Sinhala Buddhist,’ Janith says. ‘You don’t have to be Sinhalese to be Sri Lankan.’ ‘But you have to be … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · Leave a comment
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