Being Reshma

I wasn’t too sure what to make of Being Reshma when I saw the book at the local book store. Somehow, the cover image of Reshma herself, with her face half scarred, I was intrigued, and my gut instinct made me want to read her story. At 230 pages, I managed to read Reshma’s story […]

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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness has been published exactly 20 years after Arundhati Roy’s first novel, The God of Small Things. The first novel won the Man Booker Prize in 1997, bringing Roy into the limelight in the literary world. Every time she wrote something, people took notice. Roy deliberately steered away from fiction to […]

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Lion

Sometimes I am a little skeptical when it comes to watching films that have been Oscar nominated. At times I am left with a feeling as to why a particular movie won and why not the other? Other times, when I see the “based on a true story” tagline, I wonder how much of it […]

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