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Hallowed Ties | Sudatta Mukherjee | Book Review

Hallowed Ties by Sudatta Mukherjee is a coming-of-age story of Lily who grows up with dreams in her eyes. She loves Calcutta but believes that her escape from patriarchal norms would only be to seek education. She moves to London and then life further takes her around Cambridge and Melbourne.

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The Mount of Olives by Michael Ivanov

The Mount of Olives by Michael Ivanov is an inspiring story of Felix, the Roman boy, who despite all opposition, yearns to gain a worldly treasure. His journey leads him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined.

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Soft Glimmers & Shining Stars | Niki Munshi | Book Review

Soft Glimmers & Shining Stars by Niki Munshi is like a soft hug on a rough day. It is a beacon of hope on dark alleys. It shows hope and love. But most of all, it says in fewer words, everything that would comfort one on a bleak day.

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On a Voyage with the Greats | Satyendra Singh | Book Review

On a Voyage with the Greats by Satyendra Singh is a collection of three notable journeys undertaken by Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, and Subhash Chandra Bose. The three pillars of modern Indian history that contributed significantly in the pre-Independence days and led by example.

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The Man Who Learnt to Fly But Could Not Land | Thachom Poyil Rajeevan | Book Review

The Man Who Learnt to Fly But Could Not Land, written originally in Malayalam by Thachom Poyil Rajeevan and translated into English by P.J. Mathew, is essentially a poignant account of a writer and activist, KTN Kottoor, hailing from the Malabar region in pre-Independence years.

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Des Vu | Swapna Sanchita | Book Review

Des Vu by Swapna Sanchita is a collection of 42 poems, each catering to a different taste of theme and style of poetry. There is love, longing, self-doubt, pain that comes up well in Sanchita's words.

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A Slice of Life | Smita Das Jain | Book Review

A Slice of Life by Smita Das Jain is a collection of short stories peppered with raw emotions and simplicity integral to each one of them. Stories that are woven meticulously for them to intrigue their readers in as many ways as possible.

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The Hangover of Choices | Deepa Agarwal | Book Review

The Hangover of Choices by Deepa Agarwal is an intriguing story of Nidhi Verma who is leading her life on autopilot, trying to be perfect and top-notch in everything she does.

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Urban Chronicles 2 by Nita Bajoria – A Graphic Novel’s Review

Urban Chronicles 2 by Nita Bajoria is a graphic collection of three stories that revolve around parenthood. Each story has a critical issue that it discusses very well and gives a beautiful lesson in the end.

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Teenage Chronicles | Saania Saxena | Book Review

Teenage Chronicles by Saania Saxena is a self-help guide for teenagers brimming with ideas, confusion, and thoughts. While they are still naive and growing, they also have this urge to be free and independent.

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Elephant Hued | Krishnan S | Book Review

Elephant Hued by Krishnan S is a delightful story that follows our protagonist, who is looking for their Kuttan. Their companion is no longer around them and they look for them with bated breath and heaviness in the chest.

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What The Pandemic Learned From Me by Anindita Das

Anindita Das presents us What the Pandemic Learned from Me. Comprising 18 open letters that cover a variety of relatable themes, this book would prove to be an ideal companion with a mug of your favourite beverage.

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How I Quit Google to Sell Samosas | Munaf Kapadia

How I Quit Google to Sell Samosas by Munaf Kapadia is an interesting and motivating tale of a man who left behind a secured future to venture into a land of uncertainties.