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Book Review: A Treasury of Tales from the Kathasaritasagara, by Jayashree Bhat

As a child, I loved hearing stories that my grandmother used to narrate. It’s one thing that led me to reading. And she had plenty of stories to narrate too. This book was gifted by a friend, and seeing the cover, I thought it would have the familiarity of those old stories for sure.

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Book Review: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World, by Elif Shafak

I’ve tried reading award nominated literary fiction books before but only a couple of them have felt really interesting. When I saw Elif Shafak’s book under the shortlist for this year’s Man Booker, I thought I’ll give it a try. I’ve heard really good things of her earlier book, and the blurb felt different from other literary fictions. The title too was quite intriguing.

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