Lucknow Diaries: Of Love and Longing by Partha Sarthi Sen Sharma

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Dinesh, Feroze, and Rahul grow up together, playing cricket and cycling in the laidback ‘ganjs’ of Lucknow—their lives comfortably intertwined with the life of the city they live in. The author vividly portrays their everyday life and adventures, deftly sketching the parallel courses their lives move on as they grow into youth. …

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Tenth of December by George Saunders|Book Review|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A new story collection, the first in six years, from one of our greatest living writers, MacArthur "genius grant" recipient and New Yorker contributor George Saunders. George Saunders, one of our most important writers, is back with a masterful, deeply felt collection that takes his literary powers to a new level. In …

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An American Marriage by Tayari Jones|A modern day take on marriage|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could …

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Book Review: Half Gods by Akil Kumarasamy|A book that leaves a distinct taste behind|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A startlingly beautiful debut, Half Gods brings together the exiled, the disappeared, the seekers. Following the fractured origins and destines of two brothers named after demigods from the ancient epic the Mahabharata, we meet a family struggling with the reverberations of the past in their lives. These ten interlinked stories redraw the …

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French Exit by Patrick DeWitt|Book Review|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Frances Price – tart widow, possessive mother, and Upper East Side force of nature – is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there’s the Prices' aging cat, Small Frank, who Frances believes …

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Book Review: Full Circle by Regina Timothy

Full Circle Author: Regina Timothy Genre: Contemporary, War Blurb (as on Goodreads): Eight years after the 9/11 attacks, Samia-Al-Sayyid an Iraqi immigrant is living a quiet life in New York City after she fled her home to avoid imminent death. She works hard for her cold, heartless, high-strung boss, loves her seventeen-years-old-son, and cherishes the …

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Book Review: White Noise by Shruti Upadhaya

White Noise Author: Shruti Upadhaya Publisher: Bee Books Genre: Thriller, Romance “There is another city right under our city and it comes up only when you and I are together. Only you and I know about it and only you and I get to experience it. It keeps itself hidden from the rest of the …

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