UnRead Quote: Adultery

“You don’t choose your life; it chooses you. There’s no point asking why life has reserved certain joys or griefs, you just accept them and carry on. We cant choose our lives, but we can decide what to do with the joys or griefs we are given.”       – Paulo Coelho, Adultery Advertisements

Books by the dozen, the score and the billion…

“I ate them like salad, books were my sandwich for lunch, my tiffin and dinner and midnight munch. I tore out the pages, ate them with salt, doused them with relish, gnawed on the bindings, turned the chapters with my tongue! Books by the dozen, the score and the billion. I carried so many home…

UnRead Quote: Adultery

“After a certain age, we put on a mask of confidence and certainty. In time, that mask gets stuck to our face and we can’t remove it. As children, we learn that if we cry we’ll receive affection, that if we show we’re sad, we’ll be consoled. If we can’t get what we want with…

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…

Manuscript Found in Accra

And I finally have the copy of Paulo Coelho‘s latest book ‘Manuscript Found in Accra‘. Gifted by a friend. I have to admit that it’s gold emblazoned cover is quite attractive and is the reason why I find it difficult to put the book down. As for the reading, I have just started  it and…