The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie

The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie book review

The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie, Book Review | There is always this moment of awe when you read Salman Rushdie‘s literature. In particular, this book happens all the time. As exquisite as the cover, the book also tells a tail of remarkable passion. And, it could have only been written by Rushdie. His … Read more

आज की किताब: ठिठुरता हुआ गणतंत्र- हरिशंकर परसाई

Harishankar Parsai Thithurta hua Gantantra

ठिठुरता हुआ गणतंत्र में परसाई हंसाने की हड़बड़ी नहीं करते। वो पढ़नेवाले को देवता नहीं मानते न ग्राहक, वो सिर्फ उन्हें एक नागरिक मानते हैं, वह भी उस देश का जिसका स्वतंत्रता दिवस बारिश के मौसम में पड़ता है और गणतंत्र दिवस कड़ाके की ठंड में। परसाई की निगाह से यह बात नहीं बच सकी … Read more

Book Review: ‘रेत समाधि’ लेखन की हर सरहद को तोड़ता चलता है

Ret Samadhi Book Review in Hindi

‘रेत समाधि’, (Tomb of Sand) देश दुनिया में छाया यह उपन्यास हिंदी के पाठकों की रुह से नाता जोड़ लेता है। गीतांजली श्री ( Geetanjali Shri) द्वारा हिंदी में लिखे गए इस उपन्यास का अंग्रेजी अनुवाद ‘टूम्ब ऑफ सैंड’, इंटरनेशनल बुकर सम्मान से सम्मानित किया गया है। यह हिंदी साहित्य के लिए एक बड़ी उपलब्धी … Read more

Book Review: The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

Reluctant fundamentalist book review

Mohsin Hamid should be read by everyone. He presents a very unique sub-continental perspective in his book through his Pakistani gaze. That Pakistani gaze does wonders in this particular book. The purpose of the title of the book is never explicitly told, but rather left to the reader to comprehend.  A Pakistani man–Changez– a graduate … Read more

Estuary by Perumal Murugan, Translated by Nandini Krishnan

Book review estuary perumal murugan

Just after I was done reading ‘One Part Woman’– another novel by Perumal Murugan– I couldn’t shut up about it. Without wasting a minute, I searched the author’s name: Perumal Murugan. One of the articles about the author quoted Murugan, “Perumal Murugan the writer is dead…An ordinary teacher, he will live as P Murugan. Leave … Read more

Book Review: Qabar by K.R. Meera, Translated from Malayalam by Nisha Susan

Book Review of Qabar : The line between reality and magic slowly diminishes with each sentence. The themes which the author has picked to comment on or tell the story around, quite fascinatedly blend with magical realism. This definitely demands a suspension of belief from the reader. But, magical realism is always a big thumbs … Read more