Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini is a name that reckons stories with a delicate yet intense voice that speaks volumes on the impact of war, riots and displacement, especially in the Islamic countries. All those who have read his books must have had shed tears in silence as you flipped pages and poured over the lives of HassanContinue reading “Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini”

To Hell with You Mitro (Mitro Marjani): Krishna Sobti

There could be no better timing than this to be writing the book review for a book by Krishna Sobti. The 2017 Gyanpith Award winner, also known as the grande dame of Hindi Literature. The book I am reviewing here is To hell with you Mitro.┬áThis book caused an uproar upon its publication owing toContinue reading “To Hell with You Mitro (Mitro Marjani): Krishna Sobti”

National Librarians Day:12th August

Dr. S.R.Ranganathan, was born on 9 August 1892. He came from a moderate background in British-ruled India.┬áRanganathan began his professional life as a mathematician; he earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in mathematics from Madras Christian College in his home province, and then went on to earn a teaching license. His lifelong goal was to teachContinue reading “National Librarians Day:12th August”

BOOK LOVERS DAY: 9th AUGUST

  ” When the day of judgement dawns and people, great and small, come marching in to receive their heavenly rewards, the Almighty will gaze upon the mere bookworms and say to Peter, ”Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them. They have loved reading”………….Virginia Wolf Well then that places us librariansContinue reading “BOOK LOVERS DAY: 9th AUGUST”