Book Review — French Exit by Patrick deWitt

French Exit displays the gradual unraveling of a mother and son, as they are left to deal with the brunt of the father’s death. Upon Franklin Price’s demise and the consequent bankruptcy, Frances and Malcolm realize that there’s very little left for them in Manhattan. And so, they set sail for Paris, unsure as toContinue reading “Book Review — French Exit by Patrick deWitt”

Book Review — Selfienomics by Revant

Thank you Bloomsbury India for sending me a copy of this book for review ­čÖé Revant’s debut novel, Selfienomics, is a guide that attempts to enhance our quality of life by broadening our mental horizons. Through the span of these eleven chapters, he pays close attention to the various facets of our lives, drawing ourContinue reading “Book Review — Selfienomics by Revant”

The One With The Friends

“No manual?” appalled, she asked. “Yes, good Lady. Who’s to know how they function? We know no better than you.” Martha was running late. Her mother had demanded that she get a friend of some sort, they were all the fad. She was in for a beating, lest she quickly figured out how to workContinue reading “The One With The Friends”

Book Review — Rat Queens Volume 1 by Kurtis J. Wiebe

Rat Queens is a graphic novel that follows a group of four fierce women – Hannah, Dee, Violet and Betty – who work as mercenaries to earn their living. In a kingdom filled with several adventuring troops, the Queens feel that they aren’t treated fairly. So when an assassin is hired to kill the Queens,Continue reading “Book Review — Rat Queens Volume 1 by Kurtis J. Wiebe”

Book Review — A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

In this Little Black Classics volume, Penguin has put together a bunch of short stories written by Jonathan Swift, whom we know for his popular work Gulliver’s Travels. While a majority of the pieces in this book is satiric in nature, I would like to draw your due attention towards the first piece ┬átitled AContinue reading “Book Review — A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift”