The Great Weaver From Kashmir

While surfing the net I stumbled upon the title of a book “The Great Weaver from Kashmir” by Halldor Laxness. A sheer curiosity, a...

The House With a Thousand Stories

  Aruni is among those few, who practically objected the stereotypical portrayal of Northeast India as a ‘subject matter.’ These seven states, otherwise, are far...

“Looking back at a modern nation”

  A young and inexperienced India that began its tryst with destiny as a sovereign, socialist, secular democratic republic has come a long way in...

The Shadow of the Crescent Moon

Fatima Bhutto is a conscience keeper of her sensibility. She has proved it on time and again. Her detailed memoir, Songs of Blood and...

The unjust past

What made Pandits of Kashmir to migrate? What made them to live as migrants in the land which was alien to them, where the...

Delhi by heart

As Raza is Rumi, so ploy of narrower gratifications should normally evade his identity. Surprisingly (for conformity between author and editor), the cover of...

Review: Nobody Can Love You More

By Atul K Thakur Mayank is not laconic as a writer and he also breaks the stereotypical views. His book, Nobody Can Love You More...

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

How the books, in general are meant for? They are for ‘self-help’, reveals the narrator of Mohsin Hamid’s How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, on a less cryptic note. Though he doesn’t assert its universal supremacy, but cites it’s fallible and can be deviated as well. The later conclusion, Mohsin’s third novel gives that narrator is ‘other’ and reader is ‘self’-the book progresses under this existential arrangement, and through taking meticulous care of locale.

The Blind Man’s Garden: Loss of odd times

Like his preceding work, The Wasted Vigil, Nadeem Aslam’s fourth novel-The Blind Man’s Garden, follows difficult overtures with the recent history. However, this new...

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

By Syed Aqeel ‘The Prince’ is a masterpiece on modern politics written by the father of modern political thought Niccolo Machiavelli. The Bible of the...