Book Review: Some Truths Lie Beneath by Rebecca Colt Aslan

Revisiting the past demands courage; when done with sensibility, the life experiences can provide a better understanding of ourselves. The book denotes that accepting unpleasant times is an act of healing, and we have the power to decide the course of our lives. ‘Some Truths Lie Beneath’ is a bundle of twists and turns life … Read more

Book Review: Yes, Again: (Mis)adventures of a Wishful Thinker

A resilient and joyful life story of love, grief, and hope, this memoir is a remarkable piece of writing. Sallie’s adventurous search for a companion is a bumpy ride. The potential matches, failed dates, and everything else are an attempt at finding a near-perfect man.As the pages turn, the words bring humor, shock, buzz, and … Read more

Book Review- ‘Requiem for the Rooster’ by Mark Howen

What does it take to speak truth to power in a corrupt society? What role does our family play in shaping us as citizens? How important is it to self-introspect and examine our life choices for the collective good? Mark Howen’s Requiem for the Rooster is a suspenseful thriller that dwells deeply into these serious … Read more

BOOK REVIEW: BENEATH THE MAIZE

Are you someone who enjoys thrillers and mysteries? Books where there is a chain of disappearances, all with a pattern usually connected to a serial killer on the run. Or movies and documentaries where a specific spot witnesses vanishings, and they tie it to the presence of aliens. If these plots intrigue you, Stephen Goldhahn’s … Read more

Cliff House by Nora Weirich – Book Review

The story of Madison Danaher in the ‘Cliff House’ is a testament to a person’s ability to rebuild life after the harshest battles. From being a victim of violence to being the head of a national company, Madison’s journey is valiant, emotional and inspirational. She has built a successful career, but the past has left … Read more

Book Review: Gendering Caste: through a feminist lens

The core of the caste system lies in the power dynamics between castes and prominently, between genders. Exploring the gender dynamics within the caste hierarchies has been a major topic among the feminist scholars from the past two decades. It has become an important issue to be addressed in social disciplinary studies. Also, understanding relations … Read more