Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore & Brian Bolland ~ Book Review

Book review finally after a loooongg time - I Kick-start 2019 right here and I am NOT DISAPPOINTED AT ALL "It is going to be dark and graphic, so araamse", was the one advice given to me (along with the recommendation of it by the same person - Sarath) before I started it. Now, I… Continue reading Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore & Brian Bolland ~ Book Review

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#WriterRaccoon Interview with Shivya Nath – Author of “The Shooting Star”

We are finally back (after a break that went on for months – for which I owe my apologies) with our #WriterRaccoon series and we plan to continue doing this every month from now on. We shall be choosing one author every month (I will try to announce the author in the comments beforehand, if… Continue reading #WriterRaccoon Interview with Shivya Nath – Author of “The Shooting Star”

Pride of Baghdad ~ Book Review (Graphic Novel)

Graphic Novels and me is a very recent love-story, so I cannot boast of having read too many of them but every single time I have come across one, I have been amazed by the plethora of ways in which the format can be truly influential. One would think that a (partly) anthropomorphic graphic novel… Continue reading Pride of Baghdad ~ Book Review (Graphic Novel)

Dhadak – What the fuck πŸ˜‘

(When you cry internally, you rant externally so this is a slightly (ahem) longish write up) *Tere naam ki koi 'Dhadak' NAHI hai na* 😣 I used to love my elder brother’s handwriting when I was little, say 9 or 10. His was a very pearly cursive decorative sort of handwriting that enhanced the value… Continue reading Dhadak – What the fuck πŸ˜‘

Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Before Midnight (The Before Trilogy) ~ Richard Linklater #MovieReview

Linklater makes his movies as a sort of contemplation exercises, doesn't he? I may not be the right person to give a verdict here probably. I have only watched his Boyhood and the Before trilogy. A common thread running through both is this deep contemplative essence of growing up with yourself and with someone, of… Continue reading Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Before Midnight (The Before Trilogy) ~ Richard Linklater #MovieReview

Stuck Like Lint by Shefali Tripathi Mehta ~ Book Review

Stuck Like Lint could have been an ordinary collection of anthologies, except it is not. It is also a story hidden inside the short stories. Trisha, a writer, has suddenly abandoned her editor, Debika, citing the reason of a writers' block. After vanishing for almost a year, Trisha sends across a published book of short… Continue reading Stuck Like Lint by Shefali Tripathi Mehta ~ Book Review

The Grass is Singing – Doris Lessing

(From the internet - Lessing was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. In awarding the prize, the Swedish Academy described her as "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny".) "In this decayed hole among the mountains In the faint moonlight, the… Continue reading The Grass is Singing – Doris Lessing