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 [&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 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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