Book Review: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

Book Review: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

“There’s no need to talk about it, because the truth of what one says lies in what one does.” Written about one of the most gruesome times in human history, the Holocaust , The Reader is probably one of the most unique stories revolving about this premise.Set in post war Germany, The Reader deals with many themes, but most importantly, it deals with illiteracy. This book entails a story that is meant to stun people with the other side of…

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10 Amazing Quotes from Non Fiction Novels

10 Amazing Quotes from Non Fiction Novels

Some of the most fascinating, dark, and dwelling books that have ever been written are non fictions. The abundance of honesty in their storyline and in their characters, prompts the readers to realize the gravity of situations as were experienced in real time. This coupled with sincere writing styles often brings about some of the best lines used in literature. To commemorate the greatness of such novels, here is a list of all the quotes from non fiction books that…

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11 Lit Literature Related Tweets.

11 Lit Literature Related Tweets.

This probably is the most anticipated post of the month, and no we are not talking as in terms of anticipation level of you’all, the readers. Rather, it’s the most awaited by us, because of how fun and awesome this blog is to write! Twitter is savage, brutal and can be a bitch sometimes. But it’s also the most entertaining comedian in the millenial times! Every week , there’s a bounty of funny new tweets and guess what, some of…

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Book Review: One day by David Nicholls

Book Review: One day by David Nicholls

“This is where it all begins. Everything starts here, today.” And so it did, for Dexter and Emma, on the night they graduated from Edinburgh University in 1988. It was the beginning of a friendship that would change their lives forever, a story that would last for 20 years and a love that existed for a majority of these 20 years as a clandestine part of their hearts.   One Day is the journey of these two protagonists with each…

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Non-Fiction Books To Prove that Truth is Stranger than Fiction

Non-Fiction Books To Prove that Truth is Stranger than Fiction

When we heard the story of a small group of Harvard college students going on to develop the biggest social media platform the world has ever seen, we knew anything is possible in this world that is beyond any of our understanding. And it’s an easily proven fact that fiction writers derive all their inspiration out of things that they experience and that keeps happening with them. With this in mind, no one including little specks like you and me…

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10 Quotes by Ruskin Bond to give you a fresh walk down the memory lane.

10 Quotes by Ruskin Bond to give you a fresh walk down the memory lane.

There’s two things that is famous about Mussoorie: one, it’s chai. The other one? Ruskin Bond. A recipient of both the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, Ruskin Bond is best known for his Children’s stories that have all tingled our heartstrings when we were young. However, Bond has an equally rich trove of literature when it comes to adult books: these books being mostly about nature and his experiences living through a growing India. What is absolutely ravishing to witness,…

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Book Review: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupery

Book Review: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupery

“One sees clearly only with the heart. The essential is invisible to the eye.” The Little Prince is probably the most subtle philosophical tear-jerker, heart-knawer that was ever written. Originally written as a Children’s book, this book soon took over the world with it’s profound messages about love and human life,the significance of innocence, the stupidity of adulthood and little things that we miss to notice. Many believe it to be a part-memoir in which Antoine de Saint-Exupery  has drawn…

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LGBTQIA+ Books to add to your reading list

LGBTQIA+ Books to add to your reading list

Pride Month may have gone, but it seems like Pride Month came twice in 2018 in India. For those of you who do not know, the Supreme Court of India gave the verdict on Section 377 this month, decriminalizing gay sex and what a lovely day it was for the LGBTQIA+ community in India. With this, India came one step closer to creating a safe space for all the gender non binaries and bringing social acceptance in an overtly orthodox…

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13 Lit AF Literature Tweets to get you through Tuesday

13 Lit AF Literature Tweets to get you through Tuesday

It’s that time of the month again. Wait it’s not what you think! It’s the time for the lit-est literature memes on Twitter for this month. Humankind on Twitter is always extra sassy and often, extra messy. But, to be honest, for us literature buffs, it’s a satisfying experience to get an extra load of our fandoms come to life in the form of these Tweets. So without further ado, here are the best literature Tweets : Best book review…

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9 Quotes from The Little Prince tailor-made for you.

9 Quotes from The Little Prince tailor-made for you.

The Little Prince, originally written as a Children’s book, is probably the most read book in history. And it’s most loyal fanbase comes from adults, for all the right reasons. This novella, by Antoine de Saint-Exupery gives you moral lessons that can be carried for and through life. In words as simple and soothing as the whistling of the wind, it gives out messages as profound and meaningful as it can get inside a philosophy class on love, life, relationships…

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