Book Review for ‘Father Figure’ written by author, James J. Cudney

Written by Nilanjana Haldar Alright! Standing ovation for author, James J. Cudney! This book has earned my respect on so many fronts! In not much variation in commentaries from many others who have reviewed this book before, I have to declare that the author, James’s choice of writing a novel that circled around the plights of women (a gender different…

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A BEACH LIFE YOU DIDN’T SEE

Written By Nilanjana Haldar  (Pictures © by Nilanjana Haldar) Always and always loved the beach! A total of 9 hours at the beach.  And you thought a beach story concludes with the joyrides over the waves or cheap local lemonades over the sand-dunes and no further?!  Read my excerpt, I produced another story.  You might want to read this for…

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When Every Single Thing You See Inspires You To Create

A treasure next to the culvert!! ;)An accident scattered remnants that car headlights illuminated at night. Sad such treasure isn’t worth a penny. But, hey, it does look like treasure the needy could use!Sightings on a Delhi Road! #LajpatNagar#TheUnnoticedAsSeenByMe ;)#Self-clickedI recall the entire stream of 10-15 rickshawalas at Lajpat Nagar staring at me as I bent over the roadside water…

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‘Spirited Away’ by Hayao Miyazaki Did Carry My Spirit Away

Written by Nilanjana Haldar I remember being unable to halt my body from trembling until thirty minutes after the movie had stopped. This, I realized, was because my body hadn’t learnt how to handle a movie like this one before.  Spirited Away laced me with a necklace the pendant of which flipped open a store that always lingered within me but…

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Visit Philadelphia Nice and Easy (Philly Through the Indian’s Eye)

Written By Nilanjana Haldar (Pictures © by Nilanjana Haldar) Spotless roads to stare at, fresh air fresher than the city you come from, whispering you to stay The city that sparks in you the desire to make it your own! Moorstown New Jersey US Alright, let's face it, an Indian girl walking through the streets of a foreign country all…

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Book Review- ‘Family Life’ by New York Times Bestselling author, Akhil Sharma

Theme of Today's Book Selection- An explicitly detailed observation of the changes that occur in this Indian child's family life as they move into USA with the illusionistic promise of a better life there By Nilanjana Haldar Honestly, this is one of those books that easily allows you to smile amid the misery, giggle through your tears, at the lines…

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