Before I talk about the book, I hope you all know Sylvia Plath. She is rather known for her poetry, which was and is loved worldwide for its depth and brilliance. This- The Bell Jar– in fact, is her only published novel. I loved the novel and gave it a rating of on Goodreads; yet,… Read More The Bell Jar- Don’t you read it!
The world did not say to her as it said to them, write if you choose; it makes no difference to me. The world said with a guffaw, Write? What’s the good of your writing? This book and writer that I’m going to talk about need no introduction. Virginia Woolf has been a much talked… Read More A Room of One’s Own- Women’s Right to Write!
So, here is to the brilliancy that I enjoyed and lived with during past few days. Unaccustomed Earth (starting with my favorite of three) Wasn’t it terrible that after all the work one put into finding a person to spend one’s life with, after making a family with that person, even in spite of missing that… Read More Review Time of 3 Brilliant Works!
“Character isn’t cut in marble – it is not something solid and unalterable. It’s something living and changing, and may become diseased as our bodies do.“ -George Eliot (Middlemarch) Writing is never a full-time fun and pleasant job, and this I had accepted long time back; but lately I realized reading is neither. Oh yes!… Read More Reading a Classic was indeed a Classic experience!
What do we ideally do when we want to read a writer’s work for the first time, especially if it’s fiction writer we’re talking about? We go about his/her bestsellers or the top rated novel or work suggested by some creditable reader and venture off to a journey with this new fellow. Right? At least,… Read More Let’s talk about ‘The’ King, Stephen King, and his Memoir
“For you, a thousand times over.” “One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs, or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.” “I now know that some people feel unhappiness the way others love: privately, intensely, and without recourse.” So what these all quotes are for? And more importantly whose… Read More Have you ever read Khaled Hosseini?
Who or what came first – Hen or egg? Oh yeah! What an idiotic question? Egg and hen. How did they even qualify to have few words dedicated to them in a write-up cleverly woven around reading and writing, let alone starting this post? Is the title just a bait to catch your attention, you… Read More Did you start Reading first or Writing?
“A blog is only as interesting as the interest shown in others.” ― Lee Odden From the beginning itself, I have been more of a comment-person than the like-one. No, not that I comment on the passersby; commenting on what I read. To be honest, it is humanly not possible for a ‘working’ person to… Read More Don’t underestimate the POWER of a COMMENT!
Trial that we started four days back is beginning towards its end today. If you missed the last session, you can have a look at Do we become what we read? Let the final session of trial begin. The subject in question is – Does what we write reflect us? Truth be told – No, not completely.… Read More Does what you write reflect you?
You become what you read. You write what you are. Is it really so? My thoughts are quite reluctant to agree with it. In fact, they, my thoughts, are red-blooded to hit the trial box of courtroom to justify themselves. So, the subject in question is ‘Does what we read shape us? And what we… Read More Do we become what we read?