As they say (no, Einstein probably never said that) "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity..." , I'm adding the third thing here and i.e. a Goodreads TBR list. In case you are like me and fussing over your ever-expanding Goodreads TBR list, here's I've sketched out 5 easy ways to trim it down … Continue reading 5 easy ways I’m decluttering my TBR pile right now
Book: The Sisters Brothers Author: Patrick deWitt Genre: Historical fiction, Western. Year: 2011 Excerpt from the Goodreads summary: Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. The enigmatic and powerful man known only as the Commodore has ordered it, and his henchmen, Eli and Charlie Sisters, will make sure of it. Though Eli doesn't share his … Continue reading 5 reasons you should read “The Sisters Brothers (& +2 you shouldn’t)
Books (and other intellectual stuff) Blog Name : Brain Pickings About the blog They say "Go big or go home", as I'm not going to make "it" as big as that of Maria Popova , I'm staying at home. However, it doesn't deter me from peeking at Brain Pickings now and then and educate … Continue reading Blogs I Love To Read ( And You Might Like Them Too!)
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The swords are drawn, the knives are out and the façade is dropped. The battle of fiction vs. non-fiction is out and loud. Like SAHM vs. Working Moms, like socialists vs. Fascists, the tussle between those who love reading classic vs. those who read only hard-core science and finance books are everywhere- In case, … Continue reading 5 ‘weird’ things not to say to your friend who reads fiction
This is more of a personal rant. I am taking a break from reading self-improvement hacks for an indefinite time. Reasons, the popular life-improvement ideas make me feel- inept guilty anxious jealous It might be my personal fallacy. Be that as it may, self-improvement hacks were designed to bring more clarity into our life. Not … Continue reading Why I am taking a break from ‘popular’ self-improvement tips
Genre: LGBT, Fiction, Romance Author: André Aciman Rating: 3/5 Goodreads Summary: “Call Me by Your Name is the story of a sudden and powerful romance that blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents' cliffside mansion on the Italian Riviera. During the restless summer weeks, unrelenting but buried currents of obsession, … Continue reading Book Review: Call Me by Your Name