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Secret Lives of Great Authors

Note: This post originally appeared on Wordscience, a now defunct writing-focused blog of mine, on March 15, 2009. I was recently flipping through that blog’s archives and came across this post, which I thought would be neat to share here too. 192 more words

19th Century And Onwards

Review: The Catcher in the Rye

Book Review
3+ out of 5 stars to The Catcher in the Rye, a coming-of-age novel published in 1951 by J.D. Salinger. I am so glad I read this book as a teenager and not as an adult. 334 more words

Book Reviews

For Esme - With Love and squalor

Why did I read this book?

Another classic J.D. Salinger read. The man needs no introduction. And the tittle of the book is intriguing enough.

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The Allure of the Reclusive Author

I wish I could be like J.D. Salinger or Thomas Pynchon, a famous author who stays completely out of the public eye. No interviews. No social media. 372 more words


Snort Some Sunshine

I’m back home, and I have 45 days of summer vacation to negotiate. I’m turning to red wine, hummus and MakeMyTrip for comfort. I’m feeling pretty good. 788 more words

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April Reviews

This month was a good one. I liked April’s book a lot.

After Dark by Haruki Murakami

From the opening lines, I am struck at the readability of this book. 697 more words