Most of us get up in the mornings, get ready, work, eat, maybe spend some time with our families, sleep and repeat the whole process again. Then why would anyone want to read about our ordinary lives?
Author Archives: Trishna
What Makes You Pick Up a Book?
We tend to pick up books to satisfy our curiosity, seek an answer, get entertained and even escape. Our reasons for reading a book serve to fulfil some kind of need within us.
The Struggle for an Identity
Who am I? Am I symbolic of a class, ethnicity or race? Keep reading to find out how Amit Chaudhuri’s Odysseus Abroad will compel you to earnestly examine your constructed identity.
Beating the Monster ‘Academic Writing’ Through Templates
Find out how writing templates, formulated for you or by you, could help you beat the fear of academic writing and instead treat it as a conversation.
Who Campaigned for Women’s Reforms in 19th Century India?
Were men from upper class, upper caste Hindu families the sole reformers campaigning for women’s reforms in India? What about men from other religions, classes and sections of society? What about female social reformers and muslim reformers? What part did the British play?
The Last of the Mohicans: Book Review
A thrilling tale winding through the wilderness of the American landscape, where the pursuer and the pursued keep changing places, seldom allowing the reader a moment of respite.
Depressed Women are Simply Hilarious
Research shows that unemployment might lead to a woman feeling entrapped. Ridiculous right? I mean, she has simply lost her income! She is after all just comfortably dependant on someone else for her needs! There is absolutely no explanation for why she could be feeling entrapped! Moreover, it is absolutely preposterous for her to feel humiliated. How could any woman feel humiliated by being reliant on social service, on the generosity of friends and caring and supportive family members?
The Will To Win
Hey there, Have you ever read a poem and felt energized or motivated to act, as if a tremendous force is coursing through your veins and compelling you to act? I read one such poem recently-“The Will To Win” by Brenton Braley. As a person struggling with consistency, confusion and failures on a daily basis,Continue reading “The Will To Win”
Believing In The Biology of Belief
For those suspended between belief and disbelief, The Biology of Belief, is a book that will provide you with a wealth of knowledge, shake up some of your beliefs and leave you confused while being an entertaining companion.
Obsession With Charlotte Brontë’s Death
The abrupt close of a life that had such potential compels her readers to find some kind of explanation for why she had to suffer the loss of all her siblings and then her own life just when she had found bliss.