Interpreter of Maladies - Jhumpa Lahiri

Interpreter of Maladies – Jhumpa Lahiri

Friday, 10th March 2006 -- Interpreter of Maladies was my first literary journey with an Indian author. The book that caused this so-called addiction that I now have for Indian writers. This Pulitzer, New Yorker and PEN/Hemingway Award winner consists of nine short stories that delve into the lives of Indians [&hellip ...

The Twentieth Wife - Indu Sundaresan

The Twentieth Wife – Indu Sundaresan

Saturday, 11th February 2006 -- I finished reading this book quite some time ago back in 2004 and it left quite a deep impact on me and the way I see things. The genre is still historical fiction, one of my favourites, written by a [&hellip ...

The Shadow Of The Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Shadow Of The Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Sunday, 27th November 2005 -- I have just finished reading a super delicious book about books, written by Spanish author, Carlos Ruiz Zafon. It’s one of the most intriguing books I’ve come across so far and has been put in the same league as Gabriel [&hellip ...

The Rice Mother - Rani Manicka

The Rice Mother – Rani Manicka

Saturday, 5th November 2005 -- “The desert wants the rain so it may be refreshed, sweetened and admired but the desert needs the sun to know it is a desert. Your mother was the rain in your father’s life but I was the sun. She [&hellip ...

Sister Of My Heart - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Sister Of My Heart – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Tuesday, 28th January 2003 -- I really can’t put this book down. Last night I drowned in it until way past midnight. Here’s an excerpt that until this day, is still embedded in my head: “Every person has a heart, but we’re not always lucky enough to [&hellip ...

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