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”

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”

Ram Chandra Series

Retelling of The Ramayana by Amish Tripathi Amish Tripathi’s ambitious re-telling of Ramayana with a visionary perspective, spans over four books, with one yet to be released. All the books have so far ended at the same event – though the story is told with clever liberty in point of view of three protagonists. AmishContinue reading “Ram Chandra Series”

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Are all marriages for love? Monique Grant is on cloud 9 when she is assigned to interview Evelyn Hugo, one of the most-sought Hollywood actress and philanthropist, who is now reclusive. An interview for Vivant magazine is scheduled as to cover the most-talked about auction for Evelyn’s legendary dresses. On meeting the glamourous superstar, MoniqueContinue reading “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo”