Imagine a conversation between the legendary Stephen Hawking and the ex CIA director John Brennan and Albert Einstein. Now imagine Brennan's surprise when he finds out there is an agency that's even more secretive than the CIA and he is caught unaware. This is how SS Raw's '𝑬𝒊𝒏𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒊𝒏 𝑲𝒂 𝑨𝒏𝒌𝒂𝒉𝒂 𝑺𝒊𝒅𝒅𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒕' begins. "मैं युद्धों के … Continue reading Einstein Ka Ankaha Siddhant by SS Raw- A Review
I will be honest. I had no idea about entrepreneurship and how exactly does one start a startup and what all it takes. I used to think it took a lot of capital, a space, an idea and maybe some contacts but this book made me realise that it's not just that. It takes a … Continue reading Everything Started As Nothing By Bhaskar Majumdar- A Review!
There are times when a book leaves you spellbound because the story was so beautifully conceived and woven that it binds you to itself. There are other times when a book sides with facts, comments on the issue that are important, especially political in nature, other times when the characters are so well written and … Continue reading A Delhi Obsession by M.G. Vassanji- A Review!
Thank god for cafes! No, really. Work or dates, chilling with friends or just spending time alone and the best of all, cravings! If we go back even a few years ago the idea of weekend chilling was all about a getaway or maybe getting Chai and Bun Maska from a Tapri and maybe going … Continue reading Instagrammable Cafes In Delhi That Are Good For Your Social Media And Your Appetite!
It might be the time of Kindles and Tablets but nothing beats the joy of holding a book in your hands, the smell of the pages, the blurb, and standing in a store and trying to get through the introduction to get a fair idea about what the book is all about. Oh, come on! Don't be so dramatic we have all done it. Bookstores are a blessing and when you live in the capital city you obviously have a lot of choices. Delhi spoils you with choices and you might not have the time to visit all the bookstores on your radar and that's where this guide comes into picture. Listed here are 6 bookstores in Delhi that you can not miss out at any cost!
Imagine you are in the prison for a crime you didn't commit, the police doesn't find anything against you but you're still not granted bail. What? You don't have to imagine it because it's actually happening to Munawar Faruqui? I see! Well, something similar or much worse has happened to so many and this book … Continue reading The Punished: Stories Of Death-Row Prisoners In India by Jahnavi Misra- 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!
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
"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!
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."- Martin Luther King Jr. This blog in no way intends to hurt anyone's sentiments. Its just my way of looking at things and my opinions and you are free to agree or disagree. I will in fact be looking forward to … Continue reading Do All Lives Matter?