Six Ways To Overcome Your Tsundoku Syndrome

#QOTD – Do you have a habit of picking up books that you never quite get round to reading? I love books. If I go to the bookstore to check a price, I walk out with three books I probably didn’t know existed beforehand. I buy second-hand books by the bagful, while explaining to my folks that it’s for a cheaper price. Even the smell of … Continue reading Six Ways To Overcome Your Tsundoku Syndrome

Quotes | The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

“Someone needs to tell those tales. When the battles are fought and won and lost, when the pirates find their treasures and the dragons eat their foes for breakfast with a nice cup of Lapsang souchong, someone needs to tell their bits of overlapping narrative. There’s magic in that. It’s in the listener, and for each and every ear it will be different, and it … Continue reading Quotes | The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Reflections | Macbeth by Jo Nesbo

#QOTD – Do you enjoy classic retellings? The first time I read Shakespeare was back in grade 9. Macbeth was a part of my syllabus. Before I started with the text, I was very skeptical as to whether I am even capable to understand Shakespeare. But well I loved it. Last year (when we could go to the bookstores), I spotted this book and I … Continue reading Reflections | Macbeth by Jo Nesbo

Reflections | Do you think that bookstagram has ruined the literary world’s purity?

#QOTD – Do you think that bookstagram has ruined the literary world’s purity? Very few of my friends read a lot, and I have always wanted to have a bookish discussion about my last read. Put out my feelings on the how I connect with the plot. But there was also office, and daily chores after which binging a series in Netflix was definitely a … Continue reading Reflections | Do you think that bookstagram has ruined the literary world’s purity?

Reflections | A Game of Chess: Classic Assamese Stories

#QOTD – Are you a fan of short stories? I picked this book up from @oxfordbookstoresonly because I saw Assam in the title. Sometimes when you have never lived in your hometown, you tend to find a connection from anything vaguely resembling your roots. A Game of Chess is a collection of fifteen short stories originally written in Assamese. Although, I was under the impression that … Continue reading Reflections | A Game of Chess: Classic Assamese Stories