I am super-thrilled to share this news with my Medium community today. Books on the Metro is the Delhi branch of the movement Books on the Move. And the moment I got to know about this initiative, I knew I would be a part of it. The founders Hollie Fraser and Rosy Kehdi happily agreed … More We are launching Books on The Delhi Metro
I noticed her from the corner of my eyes. I was travelling home in metro after a hectic day at office when I saw her. She had a perfect face. Round, adorned with a red bindi on her forehead. She wore sindoor and mangalsutra. She is married, I smiled. I looked away and started reading … More She was crying when I met her
Quitting a book you don’t like is like smoking. You know its injurious to health but you don’t want to give up because you feel guilty. Your bibliophile soul curses you at the thought of it. But like I said before, when reading becomes a chore for you, its high time you should quit. It’s … More When should you quit a book?
And I feel good. Like every voracious reader out there, I was opinionated that I have to finish every book that I pick. Even when its uninteresting, utterly monotonous and highly uninspiring. Dead, basically. As an ignorant reader, during my childhood, I picked books with pretty covers. Or a book which was ‘donated’ to me … More I finally have learned to Quit the book I don’t like
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“Social Entrepreneur, Futurist, Communication Strategist, Author of four books, Mountaineer and a legendary food critic.” This is how a typical author bio looks like these days. The image in the small circle makes you wonder what would be the age after all these accomplishments. The feeling is claustrophobic sometimes. Mocking my carefully wasted twenty-something years of life. … More What to Expect if You Just Started Writing and Why you should continue Despite Everything?
I am looking for ideas. Ideas about what to write when you have nothing to say. Ideas about how to write a ‘captivating’ story. Ideas about how to articulate my bold thoughts into simple ones. The writers clan on internet has been constantly advising on ‘writing 1000 words a day‘ as a routine. I am not … More Bird On The Wall
To Kill A Mocking Bird came to me in my mid twenties when half of the world devoured it as a textbook in their ninth grade. YES! I feel ashamed to admit it. But as it happens, good things come to me a little (lot, actually) late. But they do come, so I have no … More To Kill A Mocking Bird
‘Why does the world hate women?’ was the first question I asked myself after I finished this book. The book is filled with umpteen women characters, each one living complex labyrinthine lives than the previous. I picked this novel because I became a fan of Elif Shafak after The Forty Rules of love. Although, I have to admit … More The Bastard of Istanbul