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This enigma pushes us to rethink our pasts and redefine our histories. In his novel, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Gabriel Garcia Marquez plays...

The chemistry between cooking and food. Its amazing and delicious.

While leafing through the morning newspaper a couple of days ago, something caught my attention. Something related to the two things that most of...

Until November by Aurora Rose Reynolds: Review

By Amy Rachiele, M. Ed., Indie Author The most significant element in the story of Until November that stands out to me is the character November. I...

Axel (Corps Security 1) by Harper Sloan: Review

By Amy Rachiele, M. Ed., Indie Author Axel is a mixture of themes: romance, love, and the tough issue of domestic violence. I enjoyed this book...

The Secret – and why I think it’s baloney

All right believers, before you take offence and attack me, just please hear me out. All of us have heard about the bestselling book...

The Boy who lived…Harry Potter

By Malika Bhagat As John Green rightly puts it,” Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you...

Indian Mythology = New Success Mantra For Indian Authors

“I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind....

Save the Cat – How one book took over Hollywood

By Aman Sardana If you’ve gone to the movies recently, you may have felt a strangely familiar feeling: You’ve seen this movie before. Not...

Dystopia: Of Hope and Helplessness

By Riya Kuruvilla If we lived in a dystopian world, you wouldn't be reading this. Fortunately, it isn’t and we can talk about dystopian literature...

Escapist Indulgence in our Illusions of Control: From “The Lord of the Rings” to...

By Riya Kuruvilla Ghosts and Goblins, Fairies and Elves, Trolls and Monsters, Werewolves and Vampires – these and various other shapely (or shapeless) creatures fill...

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By Riya Kuruvilla Hate or love it, you've still got to follow time. We are obsessed with the idea of “measuring the hour”, of trying...

Marley and Me: A Review

By Rhea Grover As I sat looking for inspiration for my next article, staring aimlessly at my bookshelf I saw the book that had a...

The Unwritten Judith

By Aayushi Khandelwal “Who shall measure the heat and the violence of the poet’s heart when caught and tangled in a women’s body?” -Virginia Woolf, A...

The Fault In Our Stars- Cancer with a dash of Romance

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Universe in a bucket: The Essence of Childhood.

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Books Or Their Movie Adaptations?

By Srishti B Dutta This is the age of films being made which are inspired from their book versions. Hollywood as well as Bollywood is...

Inquisition; Poor Man’s Da Vinci Code?

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‘Book’ing a Film/ TV Show… A Possibility?

The Law of Conservation of Stories states that Stories cannot be destroyed, but can change form, say from TV and films to books, or...

Amish – The Indian Paulo Coelho?

By Rhea Grover As I laid my hands on the first book of the much exalting Shiva Trilogy, my eyes straight away went to a...

How fair are fairy tales?

Cinderella is tortured by her “evil’ step mothers and stepsisters. She finds her Prince Charming after endless hardships. Snow White is haunted by...

Get high on The Rum Diary

Written by Roop Kunwar Singh ‘The Rum Diary’- The first time I read the title, my impression was that of a melancholy love story with...

Can the charm of classics continue?

Classics- you may love them, you may hate them but you can’t ignore them. Some of us may go ahead and proclaim like Cliff...

J.K Rowling isn’t real, and 7 other literary conspiracies

1. J.K. Rowling Isn’t a Real Person A rags-to-riches story about an impoverished woman who penned seven lengthy novels in ten years, sold over 250...

Looking for Alaska by John Green; a Review

By Kanwar Anand Some books rely entirely on self deprecating humour to be funny but while this may be funny in that instance, it soon...

Books or Their Adaptations?

J.K. Rowling became an overnight sensation with the success of her popular book series Harry Potter. A lot of the credit for this goes...

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The Business Solution to Poverty: Designing Products and Services for Three Billion New Customers. By Paul Polak and Mal Warwick. Berrett-Koehler; 264 pages; $27.95. Buy from Amazon.com ONE of...

Confessions of a Book Worm

Apart from obsessing over half a million other things, I also have a passionate obsession over books of all kinds. Below is a list...

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With the New Delhi Book Fair 2013 concluding in the month of August, this is a rundown on the biggest book fairs of the...

Why Harry Potter sells

For most fans of the series, Harry Potter is not just a book but a cultural framing agent of an entire generation. With the...

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