The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

When a plane crash lands in the Sahara Dessert, the pilot is left stranded without help. He soon meets the Little Prince, a peculiar persona who awakens the child-like curiosity within him. The Little Prince is one of the most hyped classic novels. I distinctly remember reading in multiple reviews that it’s not just meantContinue reading “The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry”

Book Review — Shikhandi And Other Tales They Don’t Tell You by Devdutt Pattanaik

“In the Veda there is a line ‘vikruti evam prakruti’ which can be translated as ‘all things queer are also part of nature’.” – Devdutt Pattanaik. In Shikhandi And Other Tales They Don’t Tell You, Devdutt Pattanaik brings to the forefront those tales from Indian mythology that point out our previously comfortable stance towards Queerness.Continue reading “Book Review — Shikhandi And Other Tales They Don’t Tell You by Devdutt Pattanaik”

Book Review — Candide by Voltaire

Candide overwhelmed by the words of his mentor Pangloss, gets swept up in a chain of events which ultimately result in a constant shift of landscapes, as he moves from one place to another in search of his loved ones. Having absorbed the notion of cause and effect, he rationalizes all the happenings around him to the wayContinue reading “Book Review — Candide by Voltaire”