Category Archives: Reading Bug

Why I read…

Why I read… I have been buying books recklessly. I see a book I have heard about and pounce on it at the very sight of the paperback. I read a review and I think this might be the book … Continue reading

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Seasons

Seasons If I were living in a cold Western country, I would have described the weather saying that the snow is finally melting and giving way to green after a long winter. Only if the transition of seasons was that apparent … Continue reading

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“Literature is a luxury, fiction is a necessity”

“Literature is a luxury, fiction is a necessity” As I shared with you two posts ago, these days I am reading Negotiating With the Dead- A Writer On Writing by Margaret Atwood. The book is a long essay on the role of … Continue reading

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‘Booking a Journey’

Here is an article on the centenary celebrations of the declaration of Delhi as the National Capital. National Book Trust, to mark this ocassion, is organising weekend ‘Book Bazaars’ in various parts of the city. I, too, was asked to comment (see … Continue reading

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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee- 50th Anniversary

The Mockingbird Lives On “I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks.” -Scout Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee ♦ I summoned myself to read To Kill A Mockingbird when I was 14.  I had been an … Continue reading

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A Bookworm’s Summer (Part 1)

Ever imagined what happens when a bibliophile gets a summer job in one of the best bookstores in the city? Continue reading

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The First Slice from the Freshly-Baked Cake of Life

  That time of the year is here again when my consumption of tea multiplies many fold. Autumn is here, ‘can Winter be far behind?’. The nights give that chilly, goosebumpby feeling. I sink in my bed often, with a … Continue reading

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