While having a conversation with a friend, I expressed my inclination towards science fiction. Although I am not a well-versed reader, yet I was recommended with the book titled The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau. I was told that this book belongs to science fiction genre, and she was right. But what I wasn’t told is that its setup is in post-apocalyptic world, making it bit gloomy in it premise. Hence I would recommend this book to fans...

 Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is definitely a nostalgic journey specially for a 80’s kids. The book undoubtedly reflects that the author has done his part of all the research work of that time. Picking up this book from the shelf was never a mistake. Though the book is fairly predictable yet it’s an adventurous ride. I had heard a lot about this book previously from few of my friends. And since then have been waiting to get my ...

From the look of cover the book Sinners by Naveen Durgaraju, the book appeared distinctly intriguing. One will get an air of mythology combined with modern outlook. And this is reason I picked it up from the bookshelf. It turned out to be a delightful read with a right mix of fiction as well as the mythological element. The novel was dark and grim at times but still lured me to read further. Naveen being a young rising artist has certainly sho...

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A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess is a kind of novel that is not appreciated at it’s own time. It’s a work of art whose understanding is so deep that getting it on the first try would be a surprise. There are so many aspects and interpretations which makes it a beauty to read. This novel is perhaps most eminent because of its movie adaptation by film making genius Stanley Kubrick. The extensive influence of this book on literar...

Ever wondered about the evolution of the Humans. If you are a FRIENDS fan, you might happen to remember that episode where Phoebe doesn’t believe in evolution, which bothers Ross enough that he feels he has to convince her of the theory. How did out of so many species, humans were the only one that dominated in this Game of Evolution? How the factors like social, natural, ecological, geographical etc affected it? Hoping to find all these...

While surfing through a book store few days back, I saw the book The motorcycle diaries by Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. Immediately decided to read it. I wanted to know more about Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara then knowing him just as a revolutionary figure and as a Graffiti on t-shirts of people who sometimes don’t even know who he is. This novel is a travel journal of Ernesto. Narrative from his travel diary. Don’t expe...

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
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7.7/10
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
Fiction , Review / December 12, 2017

While having a conversation with a friend, I expressed my inclination towards science fiction. Although I am not a well-versed reader, yet I was recommended with the book titled The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau. I was told that this book belongs to science fiction genre, and she was right. But what I wasn’t told is that its setup is in post-apocalyptic world, making it bit gloomy in it premise. Hence I would recommend this bo...

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
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7.5/10
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Fiction , Review / December 7, 2017

 Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is definitely a nostalgic journey specially for a 80’s kids. The book undoubtedly reflects that the author has done his part of all the research work of that time. Picking up this book from the shelf was never a mistake. Though the book is fairly predictable yet it’s an adventurous ride. I had heard a lot about this book previously from few of my friends. And since then have been waiting ...

Sinners by Naveen Durgaraju
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8.5/10
Sinners by Naveen Durgaraju
Fiction , Review / November 30, 2017

From the look of cover the book Sinners by Naveen Durgaraju, the book appeared distinctly intriguing. One will get an air of mythology combined with modern outlook. And this is reason I picked it up from the bookshelf. It turned out to be a delightful read with a right mix of fiction as well as the mythological element. The novel was dark and grim at times but still lured me to read further. Naveen being a young rising artist has cer...

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
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8.5/10
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Fiction , Review / November 5, 2017

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess is a kind of novel that is not appreciated at it’s own time. It’s a work of art whose understanding is so deep that getting it on the first try would be a surprise. There are so many aspects and interpretations which makes it a beauty to read. This novel is perhaps most eminent because of its movie adaptation by film making genius Stanley Kubrick. The extensive influence of this book ...

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
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8.2/10
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
Non-Fiction , Review / October 24, 2017

Ever wondered about the evolution of the Humans. If you are a FRIENDS fan, you might happen to remember that episode where Phoebe doesn’t believe in evolution, which bothers Ross enough that he feels he has to convince her of the theory. How did out of so many species, humans were the only one that dominated in this Game of Evolution? How the factors like social, natural, ecological, geographical etc affected it? Hoping to find...

The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto 'Che' Guevara
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7.3/10
The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara
Non-Fiction , Review / October 18, 2017

While surfing through a book store few days back, I saw the book The motorcycle diaries by Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. Immediately decided to read it. I wanted to know more about Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara then knowing him just as a revolutionary figure and as a Graffiti on t-shirts of people who sometimes don’t even know who he is. This novel is a travel journal of Ernesto. Narrative from his travel diary. Don...