Atomic Habits :An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

James Clear’s Atomic habits is perhaps one of the most best-selling self-help books. I used to hear often that this is a book which should be read in the 20s, I always smirked at the idea. How wrong I was! This book is a must-read, had I read it earlier I would have probably rectifiedContinue reading “Atomic Habits :An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones”

The Chronicler of the Hoogly

A book that took me back to the labyrinth of my roots! Shakti Ghosal has penned down a wonderful book. Astami, Pandemic, Fault lines , and The Chronicler of the Hoogly comprise the four stories in the book. Each story revolves around the repercussions of misdeeds and karma, often transcending over decades. The smooth knittingContinue reading “The Chronicler of the Hoogly”

Must read Horror Fictions

Now that Monsoons have set in, rainy days call for a sumptuous lunch comprising of Khichdi and onion fritters! What else does it call for? Of course, a good horror story! Here are the most suggested books for jump scares! Draw your curtains to darken your room more before you open this book to read!Continue reading “Must read Horror Fictions”

June Reads Wrap Up

Long- Short stories A fast easy-breezy read – That’s what made me pick up Long-Short Stories by Chetan Soni. Its collection of 5 Romantic stories will catapult you to rosy romance. I want to start with the story I liked the most – What’s in a Name. Two star-crossed lovers, Krish and Lakshmi, find themselvesContinue reading “June Reads Wrap Up”

Tribute to Satyajit Ray

অস্কার জয়ী সত্যজিৎ রায় বিশ্বখ্যাত হলেও বাঙালির মনিকোঠায় কোথাও যেন রিনরিন করে বাজে যে উনি আমাদের কাছের একজন | “সত্যজিৎ রায়“ নামটি ওতপ্রোত ভাবে জড়িয়ে আছে বাঙালি জীবনে| তার হাতের কলমের সৃজনশীলতা এবং তার পরিচালনার তীক্ষ্ণতা তাঁকে করে তুলেছে কালজয়ী| চলচিত্র জগতে উনার অন্যতম অবদান , “চারুলতা” আমার অতি প্রিয় নায়িকা | উনি তাঁর দক্ষContinue reading “Tribute to Satyajit Ray”

Books and Memories : Part 2

Listicle of my favourite bookish gifts Chader Pahar Sibling rivalry over cleanliness led me to “win” this gem! My mother always managed to get me clean my bookshelf with promise of new books. In hindsight, a wonderful way to indulge kids into reading, what say?!! I was crestfallen at the name of book, assuming itContinue reading “Books and Memories : Part 2”

Books and Memories : Part 1

Listicle of my favourite bookish gifts Hunger Games 2017,UK. I was due to leave for my home in few months, so I decided to splurge for my birthday. I planned for a house party for my roommates and my landlady,who has been and still is, like an angel to me. Post our spicy Indian meal,whichContinue reading “Books and Memories : Part 1”

Biographies of Bollywood Stars

The biographies which I have read! Unfinished I didn’t read this book – I listened to it!!! I utilised my Audible subscription from a coupon code I had received sometime back. To listen to her story, in her own narration was indeed a catch!!! She talks minutely about her nurturing from childhood in an armyContinue reading “Biographies of Bollywood Stars”

Never been (un)happier

Journey of a depressed soul I had picked up this books assuming it to be another rant of “privileged” kid of Bollywood. I have never been proved so wrong about a book. Shaheen Bhatt has penned her struggle with mental depression in unminced words. Her book has successfully built up the case against the tabooContinue reading “Never been (un)happier”

Letters to the Lost

Can letters be the remedy? Brigid Kemmerer‘s Letters to the Lost was my September month’s buddy read with Diti Shah. I was skeptical initially – assumed the book to be cheesy elaboration of romance through letters (I was reminded of “Mujhse dosti karoge”!). The book is nothing like cute high school romance, rather one whereContinue reading “Letters to the Lost”