Must read Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni books

Indian- American author, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni makes a conspicuous attempt to give a voice to the mythological and historical lesser-heard. I feel, particularly in Indian society, that the female voice is often subdued under years of misogynism and patriarchy. The salient expectations to cope with the gender-based mandates which include living and learning to compromise areContinue reading “Must read Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni books”

Hyderabad Ramzan Food Walk

During the Holy month of Ramadaan, each sunset beholds the Hyderabadis thronging towards the Old City lanes. Gastronomes, who dream of perfect kebabs and mutton haleem, clutter near Charminar area, the de facto centre of Hyderabadi cuisine in the city. We headed over to Charminar,not only to hog on the delicacies,as well as to witnessContinue reading “Hyderabad Ramzan Food Walk”

Exciting Day trips from Hyderabad

Hyderabad is slowly and steadily making a presence in tourism sphere. Since Covid -19 protocols have relaxed, there has been a rise in tourism. We are here to share the two latest raved about tourist spots in Hyderabad which can be easily covered as day trip. Statue of Equality Ever since its inauguration in February,Continue reading “Exciting Day trips from Hyderabad”

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”

Cafes of Hyderabad

May I offer you the best beverage joints of Hyderabad? Paaka Organic Paaka Organic is located in Lingamapally – off the roads driving past BHEL. The rustic decor welcomes you with bamboo swings and indoor plants. You can sit here for hours sipping on fresh seasonal fruit juices. Since it’s quite near to the UniversityContinue reading “Cafes of Hyderabad”

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”