All the time that there is - past, present, future - is already here. We just interpret it linearly for our survival. There are multiple possible universes, and we create the universe we live in. Humans determine the outcome of Feynman’s probabilities and probability amplitude, and the force that we exert determines the outcome of events from the subatomic level up. Tenth Avatar - The Plot The above paragraph describes the book the best. We have two stories running in parallel to each other. … [Read more...] about Tenth Avatar by Dr. Kanchan Joshi
I have been guilty of delaying the review for this book Agniputr by Vadhan for a few weeks together. The reason was I wanted to sit on it and see what I really think about it after a few weeks. And, now, I can safely say, this book is absolute must-read with all its faults. The charm of this book or rather the author lies in his ability to build scenarios with his words. He makes the novel come alive. And, that is not restricted to just this book of his but also his first book. After finishing … [Read more...] about The Book Corner Vol. 9 – “Agniputr” by Vadhan
You cocooned in a comforter, a blanket of snow covering everything outside, flakes still dancing in the wind, hot cocoa in your favourite mug on your bedside table and a book in your hand. Ever fantasized something like this? I always do! I would love to read a Georgette Heyer at such a time. Her books are light reads and funny as hell and witty and sarcastic and biting. Here are my 5 favourites from Gerogetter Heyer books. Some of them are tied up! Sylvester (Read it here) You would fall … [Read more...] about The Book Corner Vol. 8 – 5 of my favourite Georgette Heyer Books
After finishing two books in the very first week of the year, my entire month was spent in considerable reading pleasure. Most of them were Agatha Christie books. I had binged shopped around 25-30 books at Crossword earlier in January so I was chewing up on those very books. I got a few for my Agatha Christie book collection though the best of the books were missing in the book store. Anyways, let us checkout what all I enjoyed this month. Crooked House (Read it here) 'Goodbye, dear,' … [Read more...] about The Book Corner Vol. 7 – Which Agatha Christie books I enjoyed?
"Excellence is a by-product of persistently choosing quality over quantity." Ramayana is a part of us. In fact, both Ramayana and Mahabharata constitute a big part of who we are and how we grow up. Every one has a different perception of every event in both the epics. But, one thing holds true. Whether these epics were history is immaterial but the values they constitute hold true in our lives and will always do. This is what started Shubha Vilas on his journey to pen down his own … [Read more...] about The Book Corner Vol. 6 – “Stolen Hope” by Shubha Vilas Book Review
One week into the New Year and I have already finished two books so yay! In fact, we went binge shopping on books as well this week. Crossword was closing down its outlet at some place and to clear out the stock, they were offering 50% discount on all the books. We got like 20+ from the store including the Ice and Fire series (I have binged on GoT but not on the novels yet) and Agatha Christie collection. I so wanted all her books in my shelf. Expect a load of book reviews coming your … [Read more...] about The Book Corner Vol. 5 – “The Bestseller She Wrote” by Ravi Subramaniam Book Review
It has just been a week since I finished the first volume of the book - The Secrets of Dark. And, then I ordered the sequel from Amazon the same day. Unfortunately, Amazon took almost 3 days to deliver the book. Flipkart is way better, it delivers in just a day, at least the books! So, the wait was very eager. But, once I got the book, I was a little surprised because it is just 200 pages. I had expected it to be at least 300-350. Anyways, the size is not important. First, let me take you … [Read more...] about The Book Corner Vol. 4 – The Saga of Agni : Rise of the Grey Prince by Arka Chakrabarti Book Review
As the title says, the book is based on the trials of a family to set up their son/brother/grandson with a female successfully in midst of which tragedy aka recession strikes. I always read the reviews of other readers before writing my own review of a book and when I checked out goodreads for this book's review, I was astounded at how many raving reviews the book has! Let me see what I have to say about it now. The Recession Groom Book Review by Vani My Review Let me skip telling you the … [Read more...] about The Book Corner Vol. 3 – The Recession Groom Book Review by Vani
It has been a really long time since I have read a good book by an Indian author. Last time, it was a few months back - The Bougainvillea House by Kalpana Swaminathan. But, when I read the premise of this book, I was definitely intrigued but a little sceptical as it sounds almost on the lines of The Shiva Trilogy by Amish which fell flat for me. Now, before I proceed, let me clarify a bit of confusion I had. This book was released in 2013 and there is already a sequel out. Anyways, I am glad … [Read more...] about The Book Corner Vol. 2 – The Secrets of the Dark: The Debt of Blood is Never Repaid Book Review by Arka Chakrabarti
Last year, I did book reviews for almost all books I realized that I am not much adept at reviewing a book, its not my forte! So, this time, I decided to keep the reviews only to a paragraph and do a round-up of the books I have read so far. So, yes, this year has been rich on psychological thrillers with the ones with wrecked marriage and psychopathic couples on the top of the list. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Who has not heard about this book? I have read it too late and I have not yet seen … [Read more...] about The Book Corner Vol. 1 – What I read all this year?