(Book Review) – The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

It begins with a beautiful poem:   Love After Love The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome,   and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again and the stranger who was your self. … Continue reading (Book Review) – The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

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(Book Review): A Horse Walks Into A Bar by David Grossman, Translated by Jessica Cohen

Very rarely do you come across a book that not only strips and bares the emotions of the characters, but also the reader. A Horse Walks Into A Bar, written by David Grossman, and translated by Jessica Cohen (Winner of The Man Booker International Prize 2017) is one of those books. A short read. What … Continue reading (Book Review): A Horse Walks Into A Bar by David Grossman, Translated by Jessica Cohen

Kamila Shamsie and her ‘Luminous Prose’

“There are moments, Hasan, when I like to think that the stars are bullet-holes. For every bullet shot by an oppressor there springs to life a star, with so great a radiance that it can never be put out, it can never be imprisoned. But if that really were true, the last three months in … Continue reading Kamila Shamsie and her ‘Luminous Prose’