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The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi: A Book review

The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi: A Book review

I was excited to grab a copy of The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi , as I heard it is an own voice book and that has received so much attention recently. To be honest, it was about how often does an Indian tale so well received by the "whites", right? So let us get on to...

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi – A book review

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi – A book review

Have you ever picked up a book, and within minutes you know that it is going to stay with you for a long time? One such book for me would be Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. Read my book review of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi to know how it fared for me. The first time I heard about...

The Tattooist of Auschwitz – A book review

The Tattooist of Auschwitz – A book review

I am a self professed World War II fiction junkie. I scour through the internet for any WWII related anecdotes and historical facts. So when the whole world was reading The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris could I be left out? Actually I was, I read it...

Mrs. Everything – A book review

Mrs. Everything – A book review

I picked Mrs. Everything without any idea what the general theme was about and I was pleasantly surprised that it was a historical fiction, a genre I rarely read. Let us see how it turned out for me in my book review, shall we? About the book Book Name: Mrs....

Joy luck club, The – A book review

Joy luck club, The – A book review

I reading about China in The Joy luck club last year without knowing that I would be spending a month in Macau (a country that is still a part of Chinese government) soon after I finished it! Has this ever happened to you? So how did it fare on my chart? Let us find...

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World – A book review

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World – A book review

Have you ever thought about what happens to a person after their death? Do they go to heaven or hell? Or you believe that the body function stops and that is the end of it? Explore Elif Shafak's version of post death in 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World with...

Review shots: A comic, poetry and World War memoir

Review shots: A comic, poetry and World War memoir

It has been a while since we spoke about Non Fiction books here, hasn't it? In the May's edition of review shots I am going to talk about three different kinds of non fiction - a poetry from a new age poet that I love, a comic about us, and a world war II memoir. Did...