• Literature+Fiction,  Women in Books

    Bakula Flower- Sudha Murty’s Characterisation #AtoZChallenge

    She was like the Bakula flower. The flower all plain and unattractive yet has a divine fragrance. When the tree is in bloom, they form a carpet on the ground beneath it. Even as they wither away, their mild fragrance remains. -Sudha Murthy in Gently Falls the Bakula What could be extraordinary about Srimathi? Well, she is intelligent, charming and is passionate about quite a few things in life. She…

  • Non Fiction & Auto-Biographies

    Three Thousand Stitches By Sudha Murty

    The weekend that passed by was quite a boring one, as I spent my time alone at home. The kids had a weekend getaway at a friend’s place, and the spouse was out at work. Having nothing much to do, and not in a frame of mind for a heavy read, I picked up Three Thousand Stitches by Sudha Murty. I had seen the book listed in the non-fiction category…