Tags » Anita Rau Badami

In My Hands Today...

Tamarind Woman – Anita Rau Badami

Kamini has recently moved from India to Canada. Plunged into the past by acrimonious telephone calls and odd postcards from her mother, she tries to make sense of the eccentric family she has left behind. 104 more words

Books

Can You Hear the Nightbird Call?, Northanger Abbey, and My Reflections on Balance

I was speaking to a PhD student in my program yesterday and the topic of balance came up. I mentioned I was going home to finish a short story about a screw, to which she commented that it was good I was setting time aside from my studies for creative pursuits, taking some time for myself, so to speak (d’awww). 1,170 more words

Diverse Books Tag

Naz over at Read Diverse Books has been doing killer work with his #DiverseBookBloggers tag. Check it out for great conversations about diversity in the book blogging community, and find lots of great new people to follow! 1,888 more words

Fiction

In My Hands Today...

The Hero’s Walk – Anita Rau Badami

The Hero’s Walk, explores the troubled life of Sripathi Rao, an unremarkable, middle-aged family man and advertising copywriter. As The Hero’s Walk opens, Sripathi’s life is already in a state of thorough disrepair. 134 more words

Books

Book Review: The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau Badami

If I was an organized reader and blogger, I would have read this book a few months ago in time for the Canada Reads debate that happened in early March. 471 more words

Book Review

'The Hero's Walk' by Anita Rau Badami

When it’s March and CBC’s battle of the books Canada Reads takes place, I am SO proud to be Canadian. Five celebrities champion five books that they think all of Canada should read. 309 more words

Four Star

Canada Reads Along: The Hero's Walk

by Anita Rau Badami

ISBN 0-345-45092-2

“Ghosts frightened him now. He had become more aware than ever that the world was full of unseen things, old memories and thoughts, longings and nightmares, anger, regret, madness. 923 more words

Fiction