A mixed bag of writing- through the books I read and am reading

My reading has been very sporadic the past few weeks. When on some days the reading urge came with full throttle, on others it was slow, lingering, just making it through the day. But great […]

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Summer by Ali Smith- the end of a journey called The Seasonal Quartet

I have always thought of the seasonal quartet as a large puzzle. One that I keep assembling, making attempts to inch closer to its completion. With every book in the quartet, one seems to take […]

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Book recommendations from 2020- the year that was!

2020 was a year that I am sure started well for most of us- aiming our big plans- but caught us off guard with the increasing Covid-19 scenarios and the measures taken to curb it. […]

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Salma’s writing is incisive in Women, Dreaming, and Kandasamy’s translation- seamless.

Women, Dreaming by Salma translated from Tamil by Meena Kandasamy is a story of a Muslim village in Tamil Nadu that holds firm dogmatic beliefs about religion, faith, and the position of women in society. […]

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