The Free Voice By Ravish Kumar- A Review!

Have you ever felt fear just by the mere thought of talking about something? Have you ever been scared to read something? Have you felt that maybe talking about a book can be troublesome for you and can show your political standing (which just by the way if it doesn't support the majority 'idiotic' viewpoint) … Continue reading The Free Voice By Ravish Kumar- A Review!

Girl In White Cotton – A Review

I read somewhere "All families are disoriented. Some just do not hide it" and that is exactly how I felt the entire time I was reading this book. If you plan on reading 'Girl In White Cotton', then I have two requests to make. Please brace yourself to come face to face with some uncomfortable … Continue reading Girl In White Cotton – A Review

Manto Ek Badnaam Lekhak – Book Review

कुछ भी कहने से पहले मै Urdubazaar को आभार व्यकत करना चाहूंगी। इतनी सुन्दर किताब छापने के लिए। मैंने शायद ही मंटो की कहानियों का इतना सुन्दर अनुवाद पहले कभी पढ़ा होगा। शुक्रिया। अगर आप भी हिंदी और उर्दू में खूबसूरत अफसाने पढ़ना चाहते हैं तो इनकी वेबसाइट ज़रूर देखें। मेरा कोड: JAPNEETKAUR  का प्रयोग … Continue reading Manto Ek Badnaam Lekhak – Book Review

An Introduction To Diaspora Literature And Authors!

"Sometimes we feel we straddle two cultures; at other times, that we fall between two stalls." - Salman Rushdie It was a 9 A.M. lecture by Mrs. Chandra Chatterjee (one of the seniormost professors at my college back in 2016) and we were to discuss V.S Naipaul's essay, 'East Indian' when ma'am used the term … Continue reading An Introduction To Diaspora Literature And Authors!

Books Are My Escape- Here’s Why!

"That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet."-Jhumpa Lahiri I have been to Dehra with Rusty, to London with Tridib, to Lahore with Nida, to Lucknow with Amma Bi, to Afghanisthan with Hassan, to Kashmir with Shalini, and to pre partition India with so many that I can't even remember. … Continue reading Books Are My Escape- Here’s Why!

Dilwalon Ki Dilli- An Ode To My City

"Janab-e-'kaif' ye Dilli hai 'mir' o 'ghalib' kiYahan kisi ki taraf-daariyan nahin chalti"-Kaif Bhopali The land of Ghalib, the city that introduced Mir to love, the city that gave us Amir Khusro, Delhi still has Urdu in its soul and is the city that gave the world authors like Amrita Pritam and Khushwant Singh, and … Continue reading Dilwalon Ki Dilli- An Ode To My City