Classic Read: Lord of the Flies

This semester I got to study Modern British Fiction for my Fiction paper. And let me tell you, studying Modern novel is no easy task. Out of the four prescribed novels, I struggled to finished the first three and managed to complete them over 3 months. But it was different when I picked up the … Continue reading Classic Read: Lord of the Flies

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Author Tit-Bits: Sheba Karim

Hello friends. Here I'm with another installment of Author Tit-Bits. Today I'm featuring Sheba Karim, the author of 2 YA novels- Skunk Girl and That Thing we call a Heart and the editor of an anthology of short stories titled Alchemy: The Tranquebar Book of Erotic Short Stories. Her third novel, Maraim Sharama Hits the … Continue reading Author Tit-Bits: Sheba Karim

Book Review: The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told

Title: The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told Editor: Muhammad Umar Memon Publisher: Aleph Book Company Pages: 372 ISBN:978-9383064076 Source: Publisher Short stories are my all time favourite. The obvious reason being their short length and their power to captivate the reader so quickly. While it usually takes us 10-15 pages to get into a novel, … Continue reading Book Review: The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told

Book Review: Smart Guide for Awesome Memory

Title: Smart Guide for Awesome Memory Author: Shireen Stephen Publisher: Rupa Publications Pages: 280 ISBN: 978-8129151483 Source: Publisher Smart Guide for Awesome Memory is a book that aims at providing tricks and techniques to boost memory. The author of the book is said to have very impressive memory herself and here she is with a … Continue reading Book Review: Smart Guide for Awesome Memory

Book Review: The Long Forgotten

Title: The Long Forgotten Author: David Whitehouse Publisher: Picador- Pan Macmillan Pages: 290 ISBN: 978-1509827510 Source: Publicist (Emma Finnigan) β€˜The Long Forgotten’ is an account of memories buried deep down in the past. The long forgotten is actually the name given to the flight that went missing in 1983 on its way from Jakarta to … Continue reading Book Review: The Long Forgotten