Books on my Wishlist 2022

The Maid by Nita Prose The Maid was one of the No.1 New York Times bestseller last year. That’s indeed one book I want to pick up this year – gripping thriller. Better late than never,right? Buy now Death Served Cold by Sourabh Mukherjee Does it send chills down you spine when you read theContinue reading “Books on my Wishlist 2022”

Top 5 Audio stories you must listen on Audible

Listen, when you can’t read! Audiobooks are a huge boon in today’s world where everyone is on the constant go. We are always on move and seldom find time to sit down and pick up a book. No matter what you are doing, you can listen to it- be it gardening, commuting, or as IContinue reading “Top 5 Audio stories you must listen on Audible”

The Reading List

Can a library bring together two people who are otherwise poles apart? Can books fill up void in our lives? Sara Nisha Adams explores the possibilities in her debut book, The Reading List. When I had first picked up the January book of our book club, I did not check for much reviews or blurbs.Continue reading “The Reading List”

The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness

“The premise of this book is that doing well with money has a little to do with how smart you are and a lot to do with how you behave.” sets the tone of the book. Morgan Housel shares a string of stories from around the world wherein he proves his ideas for saving and managing money. ItContinue reading “The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness”

Colours of Red

The new Commandant Shaurya is posted to ‘Dandakaranya’ meaning ‘forest of punishment’ in Bastar based on his previous accomplishments. He is aware that his chances of getting a post of his choice, near to his family, will be better after serving in one of the most sensitive areas in India. Bastar is a Naxalite warContinue reading “Colours of Red”

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”