Book Review – The Aeneid by Virgil

I sing of arms and of the man, fated to be an exile, who long since left the land of Troy and came to Italy to the shores of Lavinium; and a great pounding he took by land and sea at the hands of the heavenly gods because of the fierce and unforgetting anger of … Continue reading Book Review – The Aeneid by Virgil

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Book Review – 7 Secrets of Vishnu by Devdutt Pattnaik

                7 Secrets of Vishnu is one of the books in the 7 Secrets series by mythologist Devdutt Pattnaik which explores the lore surrounding the Hindu God Vishnu and his many avatars. It comprises of seven chapters wherein each chapter narrates the stories of one or more avatars … Continue reading Book Review – 7 Secrets of Vishnu by Devdutt Pattnaik

Ten Things Bibliophiles Do in a Bookstore

We as bibliophiles a.k.a book lovers a.k.a book nerds love nothing more than spending endless hours browsing through books in our favourite bookstores. But it's not just book browsing that book nerds do. Often, intentionally as well as unintentionally, we also end up doing other things in these book havens and honestly, we are not … Continue reading Ten Things Bibliophiles Do in a Bookstore

Book Review – Samurai Castle by Miura Masayuki

For bibliophiles, one of the exciting things about traveling in a foreign country is that you get to explore the bookstores there and pick up books about their culture. On my recent trip to Japan in April'18, I visited a bookstore in Kyoto city, and of the handful of books in English that were available, … Continue reading Book Review – Samurai Castle by Miura Masayuki

Book Review- The Discovery of France by Graham Robb

This is my first ever historical non-fiction book on France which I was really hoping to read one day due to my immense love for France and French culture. Before this, my knowledge of French history was limited to the French Revolution of 1789 which I studied in school. This book, besides adding more perspectives … Continue reading Book Review- The Discovery of France by Graham Robb

Ten Books to check out if you want to Explore Hindu Myths and Indian Mythological Fiction

These days a lot of Indians as well as foreigners have begun to show interest in Hinduism, Hindu mythology and Indian mythological fiction. And a lot of books have been written on this topic. Almost every reader in India has read or at least heard of the popular Shiva Trilogy by Amish Tripathi and books … Continue reading Ten Books to check out if you want to Explore Hindu Myths and Indian Mythological Fiction