Book-Bit : The Master and Margarita

“The tongue can conceal the truth, but the eyes never! You’re asked an unexpected question, you don’t even flinch, it takes just a second to get yourself under control, you know just what you have to say to hide the truth, and you speak very convincingly, and nothing in your face twitches to give you…

Reviewed: Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh

When I was a kid, dad read to me stories. He created vivid pictures through his narration; difficult for one to forget. I yet remember the good stories albeit vaguely. But it’s the disturbing tales that I remember so vividly that I could narrate them in one breath. Train to Pakistan is such a story….

Reviewed: The Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi

A friend who had read the book said to me that ‘The immortals of Meluha’ was based on Lord Shiva’s life. Being a devotee of the lord, I dropped everything to read it myself. It was in the very first chapter itself that I had realized that the book was not based on Lord Shiva but…

Reviewed: The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman

Many times, simple yet not-so-perfect situations take most of our time and energy in wanting to put things right. This exactly is the premise of Tom Rachman’s – The Imperfectionists. Set in Rome, Italy, The Imperfectionists is about the inter-connected lives of the staff of an English newspaper which is on the brink of a…