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| GuestBlogging | Book Review | The Revenue Stamp | Amrita Pritam | Indian Regional Language |

Title: THE REVENUE STAMP Introduction: THE REVENUE STAMP is the autobiography of the famous poet, novelist and short story writer, Amrita Pritam. Explosive in its revelations and poetic in its content, the book is a candid account of her extraordinary life. She reflects on her full and creative journey of life—her uneasy relationship with her […]

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| GuestBlogging | Book Review | Honour | Elif Shafak | Book set in Japan/China/Turkey |

  Title: Honour Introduction: Elif Shafak’s ‘Honour’ is a gripping exploration of the darkest aspects of faith and love. She wrote Honour in English first before translating it into Turkish. Elif Shafak is a persistent writer. The publication of an earlier novel, The Bastard of Istanbul, saw her charged with insulting “Turkishness”. Her book, Honour, […]

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| GuestBlogging | Book Review | Book2Movie | Kiterunner | Khalid Hosseini |

Guestblogging : Book Review THE KITE RUNNER: KHALED HOSSEINI I chanced upon this extraordinary piece of writing in Manila, over 11 years back at a very close family friend’s place who also doubled up as the 8-year-old’s and my guardians, when Alok was in India. Saikia Uncle Aunty were voracious readers, and their varied interests […]

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#BookSlutThursday Week #5

#BookSlutThursday Week #5 Another week has set in and here we are with my week #5 posting for #BookSlutThursday. Check out my this week’s selection to read and play, all had been ordered to reach Bangalore where I am vacationing at present. Twenty Love Poems & a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda was bought […]

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| GuestBlogging | Book Review | Book2Movie | Inferno | Dan Brown |

Title: Inferno Introduction: Inferno begins with the readers being reintroduced to the same protagonist who was part of the author’s previous two novels entitled The Da Vinci Code and The Lost Symbol. This protagonist, Robert Langdon, is all set to be a part of this new and intriguing thriller as well. From what Robert is […]

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#BookSlutThursday- Week4

#BookSlutThursday Week 4 The moment I saw this 50th anniversary edition of The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath, said to be her autobiographical novel and is only one that she ever wrote, I just had to pick it up. It’s been on my TBR since ages and I couldn’t resist when I saw this beautiful […]

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| GuestBlogging | Book Review | Romance | Classic | Pride & Prejudice

Title: Pride and Prejudice: a love story centuries old, but fresh forever Introduction: When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him big-headed and proud; he is uncaring to her good looks and lively mind. When she discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and […]

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#BookReview: Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur (Poetry)

| Milk and Honey | | Rupi Kaur | | A collection of poetry | *** Caution: not for the fainthearted or the prudes! ***   The words that sprang to my mind when I was poring over this book were – Raw, Sensual, No Inhibitions and No holds barred for sure. This gorgeous looking book with […]

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#BookSlutThursday – Week3

#BookSlutThursday Week3 I have pulled out my most favourite reads from last year off my shelves for a re-read – Forty rules of love by Elif Shafak. A brilliantly woven tale of love, mystique and devotion – and I love the twin thread in the narration. Have no superlatives to add-on to Rumi’s quotes sprinkled […]

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#BookSlutThursday – Week 2

#BookSlutThursday Week2 My selection for #bookslutthursday week 2 is here and is a mixed bag as I picked some stuff from a bookstore while on my #KashmirTravels from Gulshan Books in Srinagar. Saw this edition on the 50th anniversary of its publication and picked up this book which was long on my TBR – The Bell […]

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#BookSlutThursday – A new contest for the love of books in Feb 2017

#BookSlutThursday with #shalzmojosays Hola peeps! February is traditionally the month of love and mera pyar (my love)  is Books Books and more books!!! So I have decided to celebrate this month with the love of books exhibited everywhere. I have taken inspiration from this tag #BookSlutThursday which I spotted on Nidhi’s Insta account (check out […]

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#KashmirTravelDiaries: Gulshan Books

Books galore, Gulshan Gulshan While walking in down town Srinagar, I espied a charming looking book store on Residency road by the name of Gulshan Books, and immediately popped inside to browse as the shop window beckoned me with its beautifully bound tomes. It turned out to be a quaint bookstore built of wood with […]

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