Whenever we think of true crime, we think of books or web series, or even movies. But we never do think of people and events from a personal angle. But what when that true crime becomes your own story to tell? This is what happened with Anuj Tikku when the tragic and ghastly murder of his father Arun Kumar Tikku took place on the night of 7th April 2012.
The Goodness of Bad | Ravi Raman | Book Review
Expect a medium-length slow paced read that traverses the journey of the author’s life. Expect a book that offers some deep insights into the practicalities and realities of everyday life. Expect a book that will inspire you to be a better version of yourself. In the author’s trials and tribulations, success, and joys, you will find a striking resemblance to your own life.
Shantala | Gayatri Madan Dutt | Amar Chitra Katha | Book Review
The book is a short read of under 35 pages, and just like any other classic Amar Chitra Katha edition, is full of vivid and beautiful illustrations. It not just celebrates the glory and magnificence of the Hoysala architecture but also pays a necessary tribute to the lady who made it possible for the world to witness its beauty.
Chrysalis – 101 Anecdotal Stories | Sanjay Lohani | Book Review
In a world that is constantly changing at an ever-increasing pace, it is imperative that we change and this need for growth-oriented change cannot be better explained than through the author’s own words,
“Sometimes we are stuck in a rut, not being able to evolve to the next state despite commitment, intention, and lots of hard work. We perhaps do not yet have the awareness, capacity, or the skill set to move to the next level.”
Paati Goes Viral | Prabhu Viswanathan | Book Review
The story is a heartfelt tribute to all the grandmothers of the world and is bound to be loved by anyone who can fondly recall their childhood days and associate it with the love of their grandparents. It not just teaches one the importance of family but also shows us what a selfless act of love looks like.
Divas of Pegasus Bar | Anuj Tikku | Book Review
The Divas of Pegasus Bar is a story of a famous dance bar in Juhu called the Pegasus Bar. But it’s not just that, it is also the story of the bar’s inception and origin, its owner, staff, and dancers, and the many people who come together to make it a success. The book is a contemporary drama that speaks of the taboo world of dance bars, drugs, and other related stuff.
Massage | Arya Narrayan | Book Review
The story begins on a January day in 2020 when Prasong Songchon books a special massage for his wife Rutna at The Paradise Thai Massage Parlour. This is exactly when weird and ghastly things start to happen for no particular rhyme or reason. It becomes his object of pursuit – this reason behind the paranormal encounters, and at the same time, it also becomes the central theme of the book.
Subhadeep Ghosal talks about his book Detective William Bose | Interview
An introvert by nature, Author Subhadeep Ghosal is an ardent observer of human nature, which over the years has fine-tuned his ability to perceive human emotions and motives in a way that only a few authors can. In his professional sphere, the author works in the middle-level management of a reputed organization.
Celestia Chronicles: The Ashes of Hope | Anagha Ratish | Book Review
The saga of Celestia is no more a fairy tale. No more it is harmless pixies and fun-filled characters. This time it is dark and sinister with an underlying sense of foreboding.
The throne of Emberglass that Adaire and her likes wanted to snatch away from evil Queen Zyra’s clutches has once again fallen into evil. From one evil queen to another. Perhaps that was how the saga was always meant to be.
Dhiraj Singh talks about his book Master O | Interview
Dhiraj Singh is the Director at MIT – World Peace University’s School of Media and Journalism and the ‘Idea Lab’ which serves as a unique hub of communication innovation and design. In his most recent avatar, Dhiraj is the author of the debut book, Master O, which brilliantly imagines the future where the rule of men is overthrown by a species of mutant elephants who can change physical reality.
Live Before You Die | Neeraj Rai | Book Review
With its novel concept, simple writing, motivating and deeply reflective content, Live Before You Die is a must-read recommendation for every reader who is willing to grow and motivate himself. It is meant for every one who is on a quest for self-discovery and self-betterment.
The Text God | Whitney Dineen and Melanie Summers | Book Review
The Text God narrates a funny and light-hearted story of Jen Flanders who falls in love with an Irish lawyer assuming him to be GOD when she first starts chatting with him. Easy and effortless, the book is a cozy romance, great for a lazy afternoon or a Saturday night.