This book review was first published at “www.boloji.com“. Introduction Our very own resident Wordsworth in prose, Ruskin Bond, recounts the first twenty one years of his life in his memoir ‘Scenes from a Writer’s Life’. They formed the most emotional, impressionable, and vulnerable year of his life. The first twenty one years were his formative […]

This book review was published at “www.boloji.com”. HL: Draupadi’s dilemmas Introline: this book brings her alive through conversations and dreams. unlike the usual stories of Mahabharata, here, the woman is kept in the forefront By Sonalika Arora “Only a fool meddles in the Great Design. Besides, your destiny is born of lifetimes of karma, too […]

* This book review has been published at http://www.womensweb.in/ “But you are innocent,” said Lakshman, tears streaming down his face. ‘And if I was not? Would it then be socially appropriate and legally justified for a husband to throw his woman out of his house? A jungle is preferable to such an intolerant society.’ The daughter […]

* This book review was written for “Views on News” magazine. Published at: http://viewsonnewsonline.com/. This fourth book by the chief editor of The Indian Express uses magic realism to show the highs and lows of city life. Through his lyrical and lucid prose, author Raj Kamal Jha weaves a tale of modern India, where violence, […]