The Whole Shebang by Lalita Iyer

'In equal parts badass and equal parts poignant. I can't recommend it enough.' ~Aditi Mittal So women have problems. We all know that! No, wait. I am not talking about misogyny, patriarchy, gender stereotyping, molestation, female infanticide, etc. These are issues that we have completely normalised and accepted. However, women have various other problems too... Continue Reading →

It Only Happens in the Movies by Holly Bourne

Romance movies have a certain magical feeling that makes us want to believe in things that are as far from reality as possible. The grand gestures, the kiss in the rain, the improbable happily-ever-after, the cynic in us scoffs at it, yet the teensy bit of romantic in us hopes for a fairytale relationship story.... Continue Reading →

Party Girls Die in Pearls by Plum Sykes

Ursula Flowerbutton ! There, now that I have got your attention, let's begin training about this funny and entertaining "Whodunnit" read. The first thing that caught my fancy and made me immediately take interest in this book was the name of the protagonist, Ursula Flowerbutton. The story starts with a newspaper report written by our... Continue Reading →

The One Who Swam With The Fishes by Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan : Book Review

Mahabharata, the great Indian epic, is mostly talked about for its eminent gruesome and bloody war. Whether it is the scheming Kauravas or the struggling and principled Pandavas, the attention always seems to be on these two sides battling against each other. The women of the Mahabharata have always been side-casted and are given very... Continue Reading →

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: 20th Anniversary Edition

It has been 20 years this 26 June, 2017 that J.K. Rowling brought to the Muggle world the magical journey of Harry Potter. The Philosopher's Stone was first published by Bloomsbury and by the year 1999 it had already become New York Times bestselling fiction. The last 20 years have seen the release of six... Continue Reading →

Sunset Talks Episode 2 : Harry Potter Q&A

I hope you enjoy listening to this episode of The Liquid Sunset's recent podcast as much as I enjoyed recording it. Let me know your answers to the following questions in the comments below. Read the entire review of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 20th anniversary edition. Transcript [00:58] When did you start Harry... Continue Reading →

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