Book Review: How Many Countries Does The Indus Cross by Akhil Katyal

How Many Countries Does The Indus Cross by Akhil Katyal My rating: 5 of 5 stars ‪Sitting dumbfounded after having read this whole book in one go. ‬‪Such a conundrum. Should I take bite-sized morsels and leave some for later? Or ask for the avalanche?‬ ‪The avalanche. Always the drowning. Always the surrender. ‬ As […]

Book Review: An Era of Darkness by Shashi Tharoor

An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India by Shashi Tharoor My rating: 4 of 5 stars “When Willy Brandt was chancellor of Germany, he sank to his knees at the Warsaw Ghetto in 1970 to apologize to Polish Jews for the Holocaust.” This ain’t never happening in India. In this utterly brilliant book, […]

Know your goddesses and learn something about your women

I really, really like Upworthy. Their tagline best describes what they’re here for and what they’re about:  ‘Things that matter. Pass ’em on.’ So when I saw them endorse and post a link to this ridiculous ad campaign doing the rounds on the Internet recently, I was part-appalled, part-sorry, and part-pissed off. Appalled because it’s […]