Remind me why , It all came to a naught Remind me why , It all burned down to cinders and ashes , Remind me why, I still live in the blackened ruins of an almost perfect story Remind me why , My heart still burns with the fire of a thousand suns , Remind … Continue reading Remind me why
The Blue Moon day is a book that forces the reader to slow down and introspect. Once in a while , one reads books and know exactly what is going in the mind of the protagonist because you have been there , at the exact same point in life . Facing those very questions, the … Continue reading Book Review – The Blue Moon Day by Santosh Sivaraj
In the lies and half-truths We lost each other In the grays and blacks We lost each other In what was said and left unsaid We lost each other In what was meant and not meant We lost each other In the gales and the hurricanes of life We lost each other In the … Continue reading How we Lost each other
This unexpected move to Kolkata, has brought many good tidings my way. So, while yes I had to quit my job after 10 years of working, I am thankful for this break. Since I am at home, I am able to spend a lot of my time with my son and June. The best is … Continue reading The Unknown Tangent!!
Do you think of me ?As often as I think of you ?Do you even think of me ?I know its been many years . Enough to erase any memories you may have had of me .But I still can't help but wonder ...If you remember me . And if you do ,what is it … Continue reading Do you remember me?Do you?
Sunlight streamed in through the open window. A gentle mist hung over the trees in the distance. The fragrance of the frangipani still lingered in the air from the night before . Dew drops glistened on blades of grass . Life was stirring anew . For everyone else , it was the start of another … Continue reading After you
I chanced upon this book while randomly browsing through an article in Forbes which listed the favorite books of certain Business leaders . This one was on Indra Nooyi’s list . What she said about the book was intriguing and that ‘s what compelled me to pick up this book It’s a very , very … Continue reading Book Review -The Road to Character by David Brooks
Remains of the day , a beautifully written “English” book by Kazuo Ishiguro. Steeped in Old-world Britain, the book takes you back to the era of stiff-mannered butlers with very strict codes of what was acceptable and proper .The notions of acceptability and propriety are held aloft not only for the butlers but also for … Continue reading Book Review – Remains of the Day
After a very long time I read a book that affected me in such profound fashion . It’s a beautiful book . The subject is an engrossing tale of 4 generations of Korean immigrants in Japan . The title is an apt metaphor for the lives of the characters . The book is about how … Continue reading Book Review – Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
A delightful ,heartwarming , quick read .When I started reading this book , it seemed to be treading down the much clichéd storyline that the recent crop of Indian authors have been following . However , Preeti beautifully built up the storyline to capture the interest of the reader , which is a testimony to … Continue reading Book Review – A Hundred Little Flames by Preeti Shenoy