It’s rare that I see a book on a TV show and feel like reading it. I saw this book on BGT and searched for it. The blurb and the title both appealed to me, so it was an easy decision.Continue reading “Book Review: The Boy in the Dress, by David Walliams”
Humor is not a genre that I read often. But when this book was being recommended by many as a good read, I thought I’d pick it up. The title was quite funny, the blurb interesting, and the cover art appealing.
An office brings people of similar background together, yet each person is different in their own way. Casual acquaintances at office, that’s manageable, but can a group work when each of their personal lives is affected by the other?
There’s something about the genre of humor that usually stumps me. Not sure why, but it does. However, when someone I admire for his writing in that genre comes out with a book, I have to read it. Thankfully, the eBook was part of Kindle Unlimited which I subscribe to, so I borrowed a copy there than wait for a paperback.
December remains memorable in the minds of Indians for various reasons, Christmas not included. The tsunami in 2004 is one, and the other is the Nirbhaya rape in 2012. The case brought an issue that was already rampant to the fore. It’s not easy to write on such events and cases, but there are writers who do put that into their writing. It is perhaps a solace when it’s someone affected by the tragedy. I don’t know what prompted this book, but if I were to guess, it’s perhaps the careless attitude with which the news is viewed at by society, and yes, by politicians. Continue reading “Book Review: Under Delhi, by Sorabh Pant”