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Book Review: Bathinda to Bangkok by Vibha Batra

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Book Name: Bathinda to Bangkok Author: Vibha Batra Publisher: Bloomsbury Genre: Fiction Rating: 4/5 Book Blurb: Mahi’s back in the pavilion, but, ji, her dreams got mixed with mud. Hopes got crushum-crushed. Heart became pieces-pieces. As if life isn’t tatti enough, one after another new-new siyapas are…

Oscar Wilde: Portraire

Oscar Wilde was one of the greatest wits to grace our planet. He has (unlike other writers) remained relevant in every age and is well known for his quotes and epigrams that highlight his wit. He lived and embraced life…

Book Review: How To Fight by Thich Nhat Hanh

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Book Name: How To Fight Author: Thich Nhat Hanh Publisher: Aleph Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth.’ —His Holiness the Dalai Lama Thich Nhat Hanh…

‘Tricolour’ by Debadrita Chakraborty

Saffron stands for…?  The yearly ritual begins— Courage. Strength. Sacrifice. The class roars.  Thirty little born-frees waiting for a nod – a cue from her vacant weary eyes. Three sixty five days of seventy three years on her mind. She…