I’ve not read a book on Physics since school but I do recognise how Physics is at the essence of our existence. I was keen to start with something that was simple and accessible and this book did not disappoint. I do intend to read more foundational books on Physics to better understand the principles […]
Imagine a fox speaking to us, Yumans, in English. Entertaining and profound, this is a book like nothing you’ve read before.
I read Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone right now, in 2019. After many, many years of constant persuasion by family and friends, I finally picked it up. And I found it to be just incredible despite of being aware of all the hype around it and having watched some bits of it from the […]
Ghachar Ghochar is a tight, riveting book about a family that experiences new money. There is a sequence that describes how a colony of ants infest their home. That is pure genius. In a small book, that detour, talks about the writer’s command over the story and using ants and the way the family deals […]
Indulgent, filled with some great anecdotes, especially about the Fitzgeralds. One true sentence is an incredible quote. Some of it was hard to work with.
Call Me By Your Name was a book I unexpectedly took to. It came highly recommended by Megha, a dear friend, and people who’ve watched the movie have sung such high praise, including, Sharanya who’s been after my life to watch it. So, as it must be, I read the book first. Call Me By […]
“If people appeared to behave pointlessly in grief, it was only because human life was pointless, and this was the truth that grief revealed.” Sally Rooney’s Normal People is exhausting and brilliant. To see these two people, Marianne and Connell, struggle to circumvent their fate and keep looking at the other for life support, almost, […]
“Those who the gods would destroy, they first make mad.” Bad Blood makes you pause and reflect on the nature of ambition. Is wanting to do good a true, selfless motivation or a function of the ego and a twisted kind of narcissism? Elizabeth Holmes’ relentless pursuit to change the world with Theranos, inspired by […]