A review of Elif Shafak’s Three Daughters of Eve. Published by Penguin, 2016.
In this valentine’s week, writer Charles Maclean muses on his one enduring love-reading .
A review of Sophie Kinsella’s My (not so) Perfect Life. Published by Penguin Random House, 2017.
A review of Ashok Ferrey’s The Ceaseless Chatter of Demons. Published by Penguin India, 2016
A review of This Wide Night by Sarvat Hasin. Published by Penguin Random House India, 2016.
On the eve of The Wizard of Oz’s first film release in India, Emily Grace writes why there is no place like home.
A review of Ryan Lobo’s debut novel Mr.Iyer Goes To War. Published by Bloomsbury India, 2016
A review of A Very Pukka Murder by Arjun Raj Gaind. Published by Harper Black, 2016
A review of A Meeting on the Andheri Overbridge by Ambai. Published by Juggernaut, 2016.
Inscription, the noun, comes from the verb inscribe that means to engrave or carve or etch. Leaving a mark. Knowingly or unknowingly, the people who leave behind these inscriptions leave a little part of themselves and a moment of time within the object, in this case, the object being books. The words, names, messages of goodwill, affections and love are strings that pull us back to our lives of our pasts.
A review of The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad by Twinkle Khanna, published by Juggernaut, 2016