Re-imagining the Epic with The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

There are days when I just feel like re –reading my favourite books, soaking in every bit of the familiar text. The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee is one such book. I have never been fond of reading mythology. The genre would bore me to the core and I
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Re-imagining the Epic with The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Morning Walks Are Magical

Morning walks are therapeutic. It opens up your mind, clears negative thoughts and brings about a whole new freshness. As Henry Thoreau once said, "An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day". The essence and truth behind this statement sunk into me deeply, only off-late. For a long time
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Morning Walks Are Magical

The Last Girl: Nadia Murad and her Story

I have read books on war, books on the holocaust, the genocide and the aftermath. But, if there is one book in recent times which made me sit up and reflect, it’s got to be The Last Girl- the story of Nadia Murad, who was held captive by the ISIS, and
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The Last Girl: Nadia Murad and her Story

Book Review: The Woman in The Window by AJ Finn

I am drawn to psycho-thrillers, the likes of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train. A recent book that had me hooked was The Woman in the Window by AJ Finn. A debut novel by the author, yet this book scores on almost all fronts. I loved the narration, the
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Book Review: The Woman in The Window by AJ Finn

Deep Rooted in Oil

This weekend, after the ritualistic Saturday oil bath for the kids, I found myself soaked… soaked completely in nostalgia! I poured the warm oil in a cup, placed two wooden planks on the floor, and seated myself on another. The children knew what I was up to, hence it was time for
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Deep Rooted in Oil

World Around Me

Literature-Fiction