Fire to the Rain

Why do we relate to songs that we hear? Why those few sentences in that one song get stuck in our brains while the others are lost and forgotten? Is it just about the words or the voice and the music and the place where a song is set? Is it that we connect our... Continue Reading →

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Wuthering Heights

What can I possibly say or write about this book that hasn't already been said or written? A lot that has been said for the book's merit in its poetic style of writing and similarly a lot of people have been critical for its Gothic nature and treatment of various human emotions. I am pretty... Continue Reading →

Midnight’s Children

The edition I read had the author's note that said, "In the west the book was considered a fantasy but in India people thought of it as a pretty realistic book, almost a history book". But as he said in the book himself, there are as many versions of India as Indians. Well, this was... Continue Reading →

The Fountainhead

I have, let’s say, sixty years to live. Most of that time will be spent working. I’ve chosen the work I want to do. If I find no joy in it, then I’m only condemning myself to sixty years of torture. And I can find the joy only if I do my work in the... Continue Reading →

Lust for Life

This book is Art, its not a piece of art as often said about any Literature, but Pure Art. There is no need to understand the paintings or to know who Vincent Van Gogh was to read this book or make sense of it. Its 500 pages of how to live your life without making... Continue Reading →

Career of Evil

Career of Evil is one of the best crime novels I have read written by someone of this generation. She(Rowling) knows what she is doing and does it beautifully. It is so detailed and well researched. Be it the characters, plot, locations, story line, pace, subject everything is beautifully structured. The story flows at its... Continue Reading →

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