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Book Review: The Shooting Star by Shivya Nath

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Book Name: The Shooting Star: A Girl, Her Backpack and the World Paperback Author: Shivya Nath Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Penguin Rating: 4.5/5 Book Blurb: Shivya Nath quit her corporate job at age twenty-three to travel the world. She gave up her…

New Book Launch: In Absurdia by Glenn Whalan

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“Reality is a story we tell ourselves. Change the story and you change reality.” Middle-aged Funboy is God. Claimed by many, he suffers an identity disorder and self-medicates with spirits, pills and cheeseburgers. Alone in a cheap room he reflects…

Book Review: Once Upon A Life by Temsula Ao

Book Name: Once Upon A Life, Burnt Curry and Bloody Rags A Memoir Author: Temsula Ao Publisher: Zubaan Genre: Memoir Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Born in 1945 in the Assamese town of Jorhat, Temsula Ao lost both her parents in…

‘The Thorns of Life’ by Abhijit Maity

I fall again into the unknown maze, where pities do swarm, like unruly worms in deep darkness. What can I do if the waves get hurt when the sky cries? How recalcitrant we are! At dawn we dream life to…