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The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins: A book review

Book: The girl on the train Author: Paula Hawkins Publisher: Penguin Random House Price: Rs. 250 Pages: 408 Plot: Rachel Watson commutes daily from London by train for work. While on her journey she engages herself in people watching. Not only watching, she makes fantasies about these people too. Her favourite out of everyone is… Read More The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins: A book review

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Books for the beginners: A beginners guide to read

Now that I have talked about the importance of the books and how you can start reading, I think it will not be fair if I won’t suggest books for the beginners. So today I am going to suggest some books for the beginners. Persepolis: The story of childhood– Written by Marjane Satrapi, this book… Read More Books for the beginners: A beginners guide to read

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Animal Farm by George Orwell: Book Review

Book: Animal Farm Author: George Orwell Publication: Om Books International Price: Rs. 99 Pages: 106 Plot: A revolution took place in Mr Jones Manor Farm. All the men were chased off from the farm and the farm was renamed from Manor Farm to Animal Farm. A dream which all the animals were dreaming has come… Read More Animal Farm by George Orwell: Book Review

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How to start reading: Reading tips for beginners

How to start reading books In my last post, you read about the importance of reading a book, but there are times when you want to read but you cannot make it a regular habit. You read for a few days and then you get busy in some important work and you could not complete… Read More How to start reading: Reading tips for beginners

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The Forty Rules of Love By Elif Shafak, Book Review

Book: The Forty Rules of Love Author: Elif Shafak Publication: Penguin Random House Price: Rs 499 Pages: 350 Plot: Ella Rubinstein, a housewife and a mother of three teenage children, she has a beautiful life, at least it is beautiful for the society. But Ella is not happy with this ‘beautiful’ life, there are problems… Read More The Forty Rules of Love By Elif Shafak, Book Review

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Why should one start reading: To read or not to read?

There are some habits which we all know are good for us, but with time we forget about the importance of these habits and keep on going as life is taking us. Reading is one such habit. We all know it is good, but in our busy lives we forget to read, we have many… Read More Why should one start reading: To read or not to read?

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Twelve Years a slave by Solomon Northup: Book Review

Book: Twelve years a slave Author: Solomon Northup Publisher: Penguin Classics Price: Rs. 599 Pages: 218 Plot: Solomon Northup, born in 1808 in Minerva, New York. Born a freeman, he was a musician, a husband, father of three of children when one day he was forced into slavery. In 1841, he was lured to Washington… Read More Twelve Years a slave by Solomon Northup: Book Review

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The Argumentative Indian: Book Review

Book: The Argumentative Indian Author: Amartya Sen Publication: Penguin Books India Pages: 356 Price: Rs. 499 Plot: The Argumentative Indian book is a collection of sixteen essays written by Amartya Sen. These essays are divided into four parts namely: Voice and Heterodoxy, Culture and Communication, Politics and Protest and Reason and Identity. Most of the… Read More The Argumentative Indian: Book Review

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Book Review: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Book: The Great Gatsby Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald Publication: Penguin Books Price: This edition was worth Rs. 100 (From Delhi Book Fair) Pages: 188 Plot: Set in 1922, in New York, this novel starts with the introduction of Nick Carraway who has just moved from Midwest to West Egg. There he meets his cousin, Daisy… Read More Book Review: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Persepolis: The story of a childhood, by Marjane Satrapi

Book: Persepolis: The Story Of A Childhood Author: Marjane Satrapi Publication: Pantheon Price: Rs. 492 Pages: 153 Plot: This book is Marjane Satrapi’s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In this black and white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her childhood in a country which is devastated because… Read More Persepolis: The story of a childhood, by Marjane Satrapi