Can a reader really select one book as his/her favorite when asked? It’s not possible. But there might be one book that comes to mind spontaneously as the answer to that question. For me, that answer would be this book, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. I read this book from my neighborhood library long back. The story has been unforgettable, and the book now is a prized part of my small bookshelf.Continue reading “Book Review: The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini”
Some books demand my attention just by the title. This is one such. The moment I read the title, I was curious to know what the hell is a “potato peel pie” and why is it part of a literary society’s name. As it turned out, Juliet Ashton was curious too.Continue reading “Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows”
When I heard Khaled Hosseini, one of my favorite authors, was going to release a new book, I was excited. I thought it would be one of his long novels in his expressive style. Instead I got a small 50 page illustrated book.Continue reading “Book Review: Sea Prayer, by Khaled Hosseini”
I got this book as a gift years ago. Blame it on tsundoku, I never got around to reading it until now. While there’s a lingering feeling that I should have read it sooner, I’ve no doubt this was the time.Continue reading “Book Review: The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman”
The Harry Potter series is perhaps my favorite fantasy series ever and one of my favorite series ever, across any genre. When I had acquired the box set of the books, I came to know of three accompanying books too, that formed The Hogwarts Library collection. Without further ado, I bought those three too. I had read Quidditch through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them earlier. This book completes the set.