Title: So Many Hungers! Author: Bhabhani Bhattacharya Publisher: Orient Paperbacks Pages: 205 ISBN: 9788122205824 Price: 145 INR So Many Hungers is a modern Indian classic that depicts a dreadful picture of the Bengal Famine of 1943. Along with the famine and the pathos of the sufferers, the novel brings forth the spirit of nationalism and … Continue reading Book Review: So Many Hungers!
Hello! Lovely bloggers. Here's a tag. Thanks to Daljit for tagging me. Without wasting much time, let's start with it. Rules: Thank the person who tagged you. Give 11 questions. Tag as many people as you want to. Answer the 11 questions given to you. Questions: How do you describe yourself? – I'm basically a family oriented … Continue reading The Blue Sky Tag
'Because I could not stop for Death' is a poem by Emily Dickinson, that was published posthumously. The poem presents Death as a gentleman, who has come to take the interlocutor to her grave. Because I could not stop for Death Because I could not stop for Death – He kindly stopped for me – … Continue reading Poetry: Because I could not stop for Death
Title: The Catcher in the Rye Author: J. D. Salinger Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 230 ISBN: 9780241950425 Price: 350 INR/ U.K. £5.99 'The Catcher in the Rye' is a modern classic based on the estranged feelings that the teenagers have. The protagonist of the novel is an ‘icon for teenage rebellion’. The novel has been … Continue reading Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye
Title: 'Think with me: Fundamentals for making our country ideal' Author: Subrata Roy Sahara Publisher: Rupa Publications ISBN: 9788129142252 Pages: 111 Price: 150 INR "Think with me" is second book by the author in the 'Thoughts from Tihar' trilogy. It is written specifically for Indian writers. As the title suggests this book is aimed at presenting … Continue reading Book Review: Think with Me
'Yesterday's Flowers' is a poem from a Roumanian Folk songs collection entitled, The Bards of Dimbovitza. I came across this beautiful poem of unknown authorship (according to the internet) while I was reading some book on the history of English Literature. So, I thought to share it here For the Love of Poetry. Yesterday's Flowers … Continue reading Poetry: Yesterday’s Flowers
Last Month, I made my first Bookish Haul. It was the first one after launching this blog. I purchased these books during a Festive Sale on Bookchor. I got these 5 books for INR 310. There's one hardback and 4 paperbacks. Here I share their pics along with the blurb. 1. What to do when someone … Continue reading Bookish Haul – Mar’17