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THIS BOY’S LIFE

Tobias Wolff in his Memoir, ‘This Boy’s Life’ written in the 1950s is the story of Toby [Tobias Wolf] who flees to Washington with his divorced mother Rosemary who courageously breaks free from a cheerless marriage with Roy. Desperate for…

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The Un-accidental Disclosures of Baru

Before the Movie: “The Accidental Prime Minister”, the controversial book-turned-movie was something I would’ve unconcernedly waited for to show up on Netflix. But not long until serious trouble for the film began to check-in every day- in the newspapers, on…

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WILD: A Journey From Lost To Found

By Cheryl Strayed Cheryl Strayed grabs the reader’s attention through her in media res writing approach, meeting the reader at the thick of the story. The author brings drama to the forefront in her Epilogue with her becoming shoeless in…

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WAVE- By Sonali Deraniyagala

Wave, a Memoir by Sonali Deraniyagala was a book I did not want to read. But I had to, for adding up my grades [Haha!]. Okay, so I did read it finally, but I pre-decided not to think about the…

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Book Review: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

The acclaimed Man Booker Prize Winning author intrigued me first for the nonsensical, boorish gender-biased comment by a senior Indian journalist [need I say the word ‘Male’?] after ‘The God of Small Things’ had not long ago earned her the…

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