Devdutt Pattanaik’s talk at Ohio State University
Authors Exclusive , News and Events / October 17, 2013

The Ohio State University was one of the stops on Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik’s 2013 USA tour. The evening of October 14th saw students, both Indian and American, from diverse backgrounds, come together to listen to him. The tag of being a celebrated TED speaker and his innovative designation of ‘Chief Belief Officer’ at Future Group certainly piqued one’s interest.

Review: James Potter and the Hall of Elders’ Crossing by G. Norman Lippert
Review / August 30, 2013

When J.K. Rowling released the last part of the Harry Potter series, there was joy, pent-up anticipation and eagerness to see whether the Boy Who Lived would actually live. And then, the reality came crashing down on Potterheads- Harry was back to a life of normalcy, but their lives would never be the same again. That’s the mark of a truly great book, the way it creates a presence of its own in your life.

Talkie or Text? Wuthering Heights
Article / July 3, 2013

Ever so often, it seems like the cine version of a book portrays the story quite differently than the original. Is it because of your imagination? Or has the story truly been tampered with? I recently watched the 1992 version of Wuthering Heights, which is also one of my all time favorite novels, so I thought I’d use that to find out


The characters simply don’t match with the ones you had in your imagination!

When you read a book, you create a world of people within your head. And when you enter a theatre and see different people pretending to be your beloved characters..

Review: Sister of My Heart by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Review / June 11, 2013

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publisher: Transworld Publishers
Year: 1999
ISBN: 9780552997676
Rating: ★★★★☆
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‘Sister of My Heart’ is predominantly a book on female relationships. It explores the various facets of women- the good, the bad and the ugly. A refreshing change from most novels that depict men in the roles of hero and villain, most of the prominent characters in this novel are determined, strong women.

Review: Age of Hiblisk by Sumukh Naik
Review / May 24, 2013

Author: Sumukh Naik
Publisher: APK Publishers
Year: 2012
ISBN: 9789381791059
Rating: ★★½☆☆

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Age of Hiblisk is a work in the fantasy adventure genre, written by debutante author Sumukh Naik. The story deals with the evils and perils befalling the land of Pantolis, which is divided into two empires – Jaguar and Ivory.

Fifty Shades vs. Twilight
Article / May 9, 2013

The Fifty Shades trilogy certainly makes for a very interesting read, and that’s putting it mildly.  When I was some 50 pages into the first book, I began to notice striking similarities to another popular series- the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer. On checking this up online, I found that the 50 Shades series had indeed been inspired by Twilight; E. L. James had originally intended it to be fan fiction.