Unread Quote: The Lowland

This is a quote from Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland. Just skimming through the pages, I found this quote underlined in a shade of neon. It is one of my favorites from the book as for some strange reason, it fills my heart with warmth.   Advertisements

Reviewed: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

Interpreter of Maladies that won the Pulitzer Award is deeply enthralling with simple but intensely emotional short stories that change your perspective on a lot of matters. The book is a collection of nine short stories A Temporary Matter When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine Interpreter of Maladies A Real Durwan Sexy Mrs. Sen’s This Blessed…

Reviewed: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

There are few books you read because you are addicted to reading. Then some others because everyone else has but you, then there are those books that you read because you know that somewhere between the pages, you will remain forever. Books that you eagerly wait for; like that distant music which falls on the…

Running out of Time

So, yes, like literally running out of time. A feeling that doesn’t stop chasing me. Well, being consumed in daily chores and activities there is little time left for distractions, unless there is something gigantic disturbing. And then we have our lives always running on the fast track. What do we do? How do we…

First Sentence of a Book…

“The first sentence of a book is a handshake, perhaps an embrace. Style and personality are irrelevant. They can be formal or casual. They can be tall or short or fat or thin. They can obey the rules or break them. But they need to contain a charge. A live current, which shocks and illuminates.”…