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Book Review Letters to My Beloved

Akanksha Bhatia, a girl who highly resembles one of my Soap Opera crushes, who isn’t even of voting age yet has written a book. A love story called, “Letters from my Beloved”. Now I’m not the kind of guy who you’d want to review your love story. Being an Atheist about love I will never understand the feelings, the passion ...

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Rahul Dravid TIMELESS STEEL

The writing is on the wall Last month, Disney India along with ESPN Cricinfo launched “Timeless Steel” an anthology of articles on India’s former cricketer Rahul Dravid. The book, all of 232 pages has 30 articles by people who came in contact with India’s rock solid, low profile and understated cricketer. The book contains, like Sambit Bal says in his ...

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Book Review: Artemis Fowl-The Last Gaurdian.

The latest edition of Artemis Fowl, ‘The last guardian’ was launched on July 10 2012, and sadly I had to wait an entire month to lay my hands on the book. I was a little apprehensive in reading this final book, since it is one of my most favourite series and I didn’t want it to end. But as they ...

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Book Review: 50 Shades Of Grey

‘Fifty Shades of grey’ or is it ‘Sixty Nine Shades of erotica’? This latest bestseller by the author E. L. James has toppled the mighty Harry Potter and the sparkly Twilight series. One more proof that ‘Sex sells’. The book ‘Fifty shades of grey’ should have actually been named ‘Sixty Nine shades of grey’. Because there is nothing much else ...

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Book Review: Shantaram

If you like to read novels written by Indian authors or stories based in India then this book is a perfect fit. Written by an Australian born writer Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram is an autobiography of a former mafia don who spent his time in hiding in Mumbai. This book is likely to be adapted to fit the celluloid. Johnny ...

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Book Extract 2 : Yours Sarcastically

“Yours Sarcastically” narrates the life of Nikhil, who pursues his MBA at one of the most coveted business schools of our country and follows his experiences in the “real” world. Nikhil isn’t an all-conquering hero – far from it with all his supposed imperfections – in fact he is quite lovable because of his audacity and his shenanigans. One is ...

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Stilettos Diary

Today almost everybody has a blog to flaunt. But how many blogs are recognised and featured by New York Times or incorporated into an iPhone app or how many of them have collaborated with world famous designers? Stilettos Diary is a fashion blog making waves in the fashion world. It was founded last year in October by the duo Megha ...

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The Last Lecture

Randy Pausch was a professor in Carnegie Mellon University. It’s common on college campuses for professors to give their last lecture to students and colleagues. Professors are asked: If they were to die, what wisdom would they give to the world if they knew it was their last chance. In Randy’s case he did not had to imagine- he was ...

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Sons and Lovers by D.H Lawrence

Perhaps one of the most enjoyable novels I studied during my graduation was Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence. Widely popular, it is regarded as one of Lawrence’s autobiographical novels. The style and form of the novel and the way in which the story evolves, is a refreshing change from the way classics were written in the early 20th century. ...

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