Marquez Motivates

Last week, on March 6, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the beloved author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and other works of magic realism, would have celebrated his 91st birthday (he passed away in 2014). 465 more words

One Hundred Years Of Solitude-Review

There was a town with a breath of fire,
Where women thrust their hips and men would perspire
Where incest was so common they called it passion… 483 more words

Indian Blogger

A shortlist of books that had a great impact on me.

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

At 16 years of age, I searched through a pile of books my dad had kept since childhood and picked up a frayed red hardcover. 1,388 more words


The Master and the Liberator

Fifty years of a classic: One Hundred Years of Solitude. The birth of a master and a liberator.
Indradeep Bhattacharyya celebrates…

The same day when Librilinia approached me for a piece on Gabriel Garcia Marquez for their March number (Since the author was born in March, and One Hundred Years of Solitude has just turned 50), I was reading a quite hard-hitting interview of Raghuram Rajan, where he speaks on the dire necessity for India to choose the right kind of political leadership for itself, one which listens to the people and leads them on to the right path. 1,419 more words


TTT: Re-read Until the End of the World!

Happy Tuesday, guys! For those of you who don’t know it, TTT is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week, we are including ten books that we could re-read forever ♥ 95 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Aesthetic Drift #17: A Truckload of Corpses, or Violence's Meaning in Narrative

Aesthetic Drift #17 by Brontë Bettencourt

A Truckload of Corpses, or Violence’s Meaning in Narrative

I am haunted by Tokyo Ghoul.

The anime’s pacing was slow and dull and the finale was a hot mess, but one scene left me intrigued and horrified. 2,048 more words

21st Century Bronte