Development As Freedom By Amartya Sen: Book Review

The book “Development As Freedom” written by Amartya Sen begins with the concept of development and how development is perceived by a way of increasing freedom which people can celebrate, which is quite apparent and evident from the following example, Individual incomes can be an essential factor of liberty enjoyed by the members of society, … Read more


A symphony of meditative verses adorned in the hues of forget-me-not blue, softly whispering life’s secrets into our eager ears! In ‘The Blue Whale Sings From Afar,’ Mexico-based poet Josefina Bérard crafts verses softly, just like, in her own words, some ‘‘unicorns floating on the sea” under four primary themes, each embodying a different season. … Read more

HOUSE BOY by Lorenzo DeStefano: Book Review

You would have heard this sometime in your life that the Caste system is limited to India and the ‘West’ is free of any such evil form of stratification. Well, the novel- House Boy, provides ample evidence against the statement. The story of a 24-year-old Dalit boy, Vijay, who finds himself experiencing in England, what … Read more

Book Review: Tapestry of My Mother’s Life by Malve von Hassell

A spider’s web. A Tapestry, indeed. It’s intricacies, detailing and moreover an undying spirit to create a life of its own, especially, a soft home. This also holds true for a human being. Wars, poverty, physical assault, migration, death of loved ones, building homes amidst all of it, has been a story of Christa Zitzewitz, … Read more


“I am so busy. I am practising my new hobby of watching me become someone else. There is so much violence in reconstruction. Every minute is grisly, but I have to participate. I am building what I cannot break.”― Jennifer Willoughby, Beautiful Zero: Poems This poem is an apt description of a state of restless … Read more