Category: Review

Review

Norwegian Wood

  Norwegian Wood is the first book of Haruki Murakami that I read, the first ever Japanese author I read. His works of fiction and non-fiction have garnered critical acclaim and numerous awards, including the Franz Kafka Prize, the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award and the Jerusalem Prize, among others. Murakami has also translated a number of …

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Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

A simple, well narrated book dealing with almost every stage of life a person goes through, Siddhartha by Herman Hesse is a breeze to read, but is more enriching if you  can go beyond the written words. The book talks about many factors that influence our decisions, our struggles in life, our experiences and the …

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The Time Keeper By Mitch Albom

“Try to imagine a life without timekeeping. You probably can’t. You know the month, the year, the day of the week. There is a clock on your wall or the dashboard of your car. You have a schedule, a calendar, a time for dinner or a movie. Yet all around you, timekeeping is ignored. Birds …