Review: ‘The Lowland,’ by Jhumpa Lahiri

One word for Jhumpa Lahiri’s brilliance of storytelling in ‘The Lowland’, is that she is just ‘Awesome.’ If I were to point out at one book by an Indian author, and ask people to read it, then it is this masterpiece. The novel begins with two brothers, 15 months apart, in the then Calcutta. The […]

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One Indian Girl Vs Drawing Parallels

Having closely followed the recent controversy over ‘One Indian Girl’, a book by Chetan Bhagat, I thought let me pen down my take on the whole issue. Anvita Bajpai, a Bangalore based author has sued Chetan of lifting the, “characters, places and emotional flow” from her story “Drawing Parallels.” The latter claims that she had given […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird: Book Review

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’” by Harper Lee talks about serious issues like racism in America and rape of a white girl from the viewpoint of nine years old Scout. The novel has also won Pulitzer award for its immediate success. It highlights the racial discrimination that persisted in America during the period of Martin Luther […]

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