A recent disappointment..

I had high expectation for my first Jhumpa Lahiri pick, 'The Namesake'. My opinion seems to be that of a minority (compared to Goodreads ratings and reviews), but I really didn't enjoy this book. Starting with what I liked, there are a few passages that capture the immigrant experience very well with a raw, stripped... Continue Reading →

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Short story addictions

This year, 2017, I discovered the magic of short story collections. I have heard a lot of people complain that they find it hard to get interested in short story collections as it doesn't give enough depth and story to get involved. Somehow, for me, I have never had an issue with that. Short stories... Continue Reading →

The Kingkiller Chronicle

The Name of the Wind I adored this book. The story, the language, the way Rothfuss weaves in his different characters with so much depth is just endearing. There are several sections, I could just re-read again and again because its written so beautifully. As a reader, I got so absorbed into the journey of... Continue Reading →

A book that took my breath away…

This book is such an incredible exploration of what it means to be alive. There's the constant argument of how inconsequential, insignificant our lives are in the grand scale of things and yet how ridiculously self important we feel. Sarah Moss doesn't shy away from being very current in her setting and story. Certain references... Continue Reading →

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