I cannot remember a time…

“It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass. Yet regardless of where they come from, I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them — with the books…

Reviewed: Turning Points by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

You can find the review on Goodreads too. As I was returning to my room in the evening, the vice-chancellor, Prof. A. Kalanidhi, fell in step with me. Someone had been frantically trying to get in touch with me through the day, he said. Indeed, the phone was ringing when I entered the room. When I answered,…

Reviewed: The Freethinker’s Prayer Book by Khushwant Singh

This isn’t a book review, in the actual sense. Simply because, this is not one of the books you can pass judgement on. I couldn’t review this book anymore than I could jog for 30 minutes at a stretch (I’m asthmatic). Yes, it’d feel suffocating. If anything, it is one of those books you read…

Norman Vincent Peale – The Power of Positive Thinking

The Power of Positive Thinking was my first book for 2014 and I am glad I chose to start the year surfing on positive sails. Lately, I have turned quite picky about the books I read owing to the very little time I get to spare. So, just when I find all but raving reviews…

Reviewed – On Writing by Stephen King

Being a Nicholas Sparks fan that I am, I was wandering through his personal website  one evening when I came across this section ‘Advice for Writers‘… Dropping everything that I was doing, I set out to reading it. I found it worth my time as Sparks has listed and recommended some books that will help…