After Dark- Haruki Murakami

This is the first book that introduced me to the works of the Japanese author, Haruki Murakami. For starters, After Dark will linger in your memories. In your mind. It has been 4 years that I read the book and the moods that were presented in the different chapters make me wonder about the wayContinue reading “After Dark- Haruki Murakami”

Emma by Jane Austen

Now this book do not really need an introduction, does it? But still, for few who do, this is a revolutionary piece written by Jane Austen. A little backstory here, I was never fond of classics. There was an instant irritation every time somebody told me how fondly he or she read them. This all happenedContinue reading “Emma by Jane Austen”

The Palace of Illusions

I am not really a fan of keeping up with the trend of reading only the famous works. Most of the readers would relate to that. This one when it was released there was a whole new wave of retelling myths through the voices of the unvoiced characters. Well sort of! A mythology enthusiast, IContinue reading “The Palace of Illusions”

The Prophet

“Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.” – Kahlil Gibran This is a much relevant line for us today! Last night after a stack of indecisiveness later, I had finally got my hands on to the book The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. It is aContinue reading “The Prophet”

Bedtime tales and more

Living a comfortably privileged life has never been a realization while I was growing up. It felt normal. Being bratty in school and disciplined at home was the only big challenge that kept me on my toes. Thanks to a dysfunctional state of my family, I learnt a thing quite early in my life- filterContinue reading “Bedtime tales and more”