Aavaran by S L Bhyrappa

Aavarana by S. L. Bhyrappa – A Kannada Classic

On the world book day, I asked my Twitter and FB friends and followers to suggest me some books from Indian languages. Aavarana by...
Malavikagnimitram by Kalidasa - Srinivas Reddy

Malavikagnimitram by Kalidasa – Srinivas Reddy

Malavikagnimitram is one of the earliest works of Kalidasa. And critical analysts have always called it a bit raw. And those who are good with...
Durgesh Nandini by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Durgesh Nandini by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

This is the first Bengali novel written way back in 1865. By none other than the author who also gave us Vande Matram -...
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

Attempting to review a classic always comes with a lot of baggage as you have read the book now. But the critical analysis has...
Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

I read this book Midnight’s Children late, very late. How do you review a book that has been read by millions already? Have formed...
Yogayog by Rabindranath Tagore, Translated by Ilachandra Joshi

Yogayog by Rabindranath Tagore, Tr by Ilachandra Joshi

Yogayog by Rabindranath Tagore is the third book that I have read by Gurudev after Gora and Aankh Ki Kirkiri. I am amazed at...

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The question I have for myself is “How do you review a classic”, something that people want to be made mandatory for the whole...

A Daughter’s a Daughter by Mary Westmacott Agatha Christie

A Daughter’s a Daughter is a book that I should have read some 20 years back. And I am sure my reaction would have...

Gora by Rabindranath Tagore

Gora is the first work of Tagore that I read. When you read famous authors, somehow all that you have heard, read or known...
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse - Book Review

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse – Book Review

Siddhartha is an absolutely profound book. It tells us how different people go through the journey of life which are absolutely distinct and unlike...