Books about mythology and inspired by mythology (and especially Indian mythology) are quite interesting to read.Continue reading “Book Review: Shikhandi and Other Stories They Don’t Tell You, by Devdutt Pattanaik”
One might be a mythology fan, but still not know everything from mythology. I realize that after reading this retelling of the Bhagavata, written by one of my favorite authors, Devdutt Pattanaik.
I’m neither very fond of traveling, nor fond of seafood. When this book came my way, gifted by a friend, I didn’t know if I would like it. The author travels from coast to coast, following fish, but as it turns out, the book isn’t just about fish as food.
When it comes to favorite detectives, I think Sherlock Holmes would rank high for most (if not all) crime fiction lovers. The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of my favorites. I have read this once before, a long time back, so thought it time for a reread.
Society has its own ideas of what each person’s life should be like. If the life doesn’t conform to those notions, then it makes that life seem more difficult than it may be. This was perhaps more true a few decades ago, but I don’t think it has become irrelevant yet even in the current day.