Meet Vijai Kumar Sharma, a Mechanical Engineering graduate from B.H.U, who worked in Govt. of India, Industrial Organization for 34 years. He has also worked as an Associate Professor, Mgt. Institute, Jaipur and in was trained in West Germany. He has a great amount of technical experience and has travelled across 17 countries. His recognition in the field of writing include President of India award in 1968 for technical paper in Hindi. He has been writing and reviewing books alongside his stellar technical career. He reviews books both in English and Hindi. Many of his book reviews have been published in some magazines/journals in India and abroad including Vikalpa, IIM Ahmedabad, Management Review, IIM Bangalore and Quality Progress, USA. Without much ado, let's dive into this insightful interview with Vijai Kumar Sharma.
In this new episode of A Latte with Literati, meet Chandra Sundeep, a bibliomane and a writer. Her website, Wordsopedia, features several fantastic book reviews. Chandra also writes fiction and has contributed to multiple short story anthologies. Moolah!, Dipped In Love, and Tea With A Drop of Honey to name a few. Chandra is an avid reader from the age of 10. She believes that reading makes a great writer.
Book Review: Bombay Balchao If you are looking for a heart-warming read during these tough times, I would recommend Bombay Balchao. I think it's the best contemporary fiction I have read in recent times. (If you are wondering what the name means, Balchao is a special Goan prawn pickle)
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Here are the books by Salini Vineeth Everyday People ‘Everyday People’ is a collection of eight short stories featuring familiar strangers. These are stories of ordinary people whom you have met - at work, during the daily commute, in your friend circles, or on social media. However, the stories have a twist or an element... Continue Reading →
Hi there, I am Salini Vineeth. I am a fiction and freelance writer based in Bangalore. After working as an engineer for ten years, I quit my job in 2018 to embrace my long time passion for writing. Since then, I have published three books– Magic Square (Novella), Everyday People (Short story collection), and a... Continue Reading →
Before our timelines start flooding with stories of ‘superwomen’ on this International Women’s Day, here’s something I want to remind all women out there. You are a woman, but primarily you are a human being. On this women’s day, don’t fall for any other tags. When they say women have patience like the earth, what... Continue Reading →
If you ask me to describe the book The Fragile Thread of Hope, I would say this. Pain etched in every single word The Fragile Thread of Hope by Pankaj Giri is a novel that's themed around personal losses, childhood trauma, tragedies, and how people bounce back from them. It's the story of Fiona and Soham and how they are... Continue Reading →
Yesterday, I saw a post about depression and how people around you don't understand the nature of this illness. While it's essential to have the support and understanding of your loved ones, it may not be easy for them as well. Only a person who has gone through depression could actually understand the trauma. And... Continue Reading →