Night train to Lisbon

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Can God create a stone He couldn't lift? If not, then he isn't almighty; if yes, He isn't either, for now there is a stone He cannot lift. This book was like poetry. Sentences flew out of the book like lyrics of an old forgotten song and I secretly wished for the book to never

Have you ever…

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                p.s. NO. I did not get all this in a forwarded email.

A Capsule for Amnesia

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"itni shiddat se maine tumhe paane ki koshish ki hai ki har zarre ne mujhe tumse milane ki saazish ki hai" (Its a poetic version of - When you really want something, the whole universe conspires to take you to your goal) I know this dialogue has nothing to do with the "capsules for Amnesia",

The Book Thief

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"When everything was quiet. I went up to the corridor and the curtain of the living room was open just a crack....I could see outside. I watched, only for a few seconds." He had not seen the outside world for twenty-two months. There was no anger or reproach. "How did it look?" Max lifted his

A Thousand Splendid Suns – Book Review

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One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs, Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls. While I was reading The Kite Runner, I wondered how much pain the author himself had to go through in his life to write this story? Its said that you can't understand the pain

The Kite Runner and the Loot

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I have been toying with the idea of writing this post from a long time. Largely because it is about a book about which a lot has been written and said and accepted. It took me almost a year to pick up a copy and buy it. Its hard to describe this syndrome, when you

Snow by Orhan Pamuk – Book Review

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As I finished the last page of this book, there was a sense of loss as I had finally closed the door to a world which I was completely oblivious of when I turned the first page. Snow is an offering from the Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk which will wake you up to many

Harry Potter and the Spell of Addiction

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  As the last Harry Potter book churned out last year it took away the magic from the lives of many Potter fans. Our beloved Mr. Potter is in the whirlpool of controversy after a group of researchers from Pennsylvania, ended up scrutinising 4000 Potter fans online and stumbled upon the fact that 400 of them

Best eateries for bookworms – I

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  I have always craved to write this post from a long time. Here is a list of 15 books which I truly-deeply-madly love. Some of them changed my perceptions, some of them made me cry, some of them gave me a terrible gooseflesh, some of them took me on a journey beyond the realms of