The mundane life of a stay-at-home mom changes during a bus ride, a modern couple encounters a paranormal experience, a dentist in search of a ghost unearths a more terrifying situation, and a teenager finds out his single mother is running a bizarre science experiment in their study – Lahari Mahalanabish’s short story collection, Tales... Continue Reading →
Book Review: Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale
Milk Teeth is a novel for people who are nostalgic. People who often wistfully remember their childhood, the places they lived, and the people they met. Set in Matunga, Bombay, Milk Teeth revolves around the lives of three protagonists-Ira, Kaiz, and Karthik. The novel is all about their deeply personal experiences and their responses to... Continue Reading →
Book Review: Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert
Big Magic By Elizabeth Gilbert A great book for anyone who wants to lead a creative life. There have been days when I sat in front of the blank page struggling to write even a line. There have been days of creative inspiration and prolific writing. There have been days when I worried that I... Continue Reading →
Book Review: Everything Changed After That: 25 Women, 25 Stories
Everything Changed After That, is an anthology of the 25 winning stories from eShe short story contest in 2020. It is published by Embassy books. As the name of the book suggests, it revolves around the theme 'a life changing event'. All the stories in this book has done justice to the theme. They have done much more. Most of the stories in this book are women-centric, women from various strata of life. This book is also about bonding between women. In more than a dozen of stories, I could spot women trying to help other women. I think that's something I want to think about on this women's day. Women, as a collective group has immense strength to help each other and enrich each other's lives.