Editorial
Book Review: 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' by Mohsin Hamid

Book Review: ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ by Mohsin Hamid

Language: English Price: INR 250 ISBN: 9780143064244 Excuse me, sir, but may I be of assistance? Ah, I see I have alarmed you. Do not be frightened by my beard I am a lover of America… ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist‘ is the story of a Pakistani man named Changez. Throughout the book, a short one at...
Book Review: 'The Suicide Banker' by Puneet Gupta

Book Review: ‘The Suicide Banker’ by Puneet Gupta

Language: English Pages: 279 ISBN: 8129117894 Price: INR 195 ‘Suicidal Banker‘ by Puneet Gupta has a Statutory Warning quite aptly printed at the top of the back cover page, that reads, This Novel could inspire more fraudsters than financiers! A compulsory reading for unscrupulous borrowers who don’t want to repay their bank loans! When you...
Book Review: ‘The Palace of Illusions’, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Book Review: ‘The Palace of Illusions’, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Format: Paperback Language: English ISBN: 9780330458535 Pages: 384 Price: 395.00 Plot Discussion: Reading this book is like taking a journey through the epic that is Mahabharata and seeing it all through the eyes of Draupadi. It is a very good read for someone who has never read the actual tale and even a better one for someone...
Book Review: ‘The Ancient Book’ by Parikshit Rane

Book Review: ‘The Ancient Book’ by Parikshit Rane

Format: Paperback Language: English ISBN: 9381115039 Pages: 82 Price: 95.00 Plot Discussion: ‘The Ancient Book’, penned by Parikshit Rane is a child fantasy novella oriented for readers who belong to secondary school or beginners in English. Crafted with mystic creatures with the most conventional forms of army that old fantasy minds think of; from dragons to thorns cum...
Book Review: ‘The Off-site Tamasha’ by Abhay Nagarajan

Book Review: ‘The Off-site Tamasha’ by Abhay Nagarajan

Format: Paperback Language: English ISBN: 9789380349534 Pages: 271 Price: 100.00 The Off-site Tamasha is Abhay Nagarajan’s second venture after his very successful first book Corporate Atyaachar which was released earlier in 2011. The book is scintillating, humorous and a light read that will keep you engrossed till the end. Plot Discussion: The book follows the experience of a young,...
Book Review: 'Focus Sam' by Rohit Gore

Book Review: ‘Focus Sam’ by Rohit Gore

Format: Paperback Language: English ISBN: 8129117452 Pages: 349 Price: 195.00 ‘Focus Sam’ by Rohit Gore is a suspense story of a guy who gets to know that he is going to die in an year. The only way he can survive is to live two weeks with all the women he had an affair with and convince...
Firefox 4: Spreading the Word by a Mozilla Campus Rep

Firefox 4: Spreading the Word by a Mozilla Campus Rep

So, finally Firefox 4 has arrived. I have been in tune with all that was happening inside the Firefox corner of the world through the various web-based activities they host. I was surprised enough when I found out how a rich web based support the Mozilla team has been able to build up for all...
Gig Review: Underground Authority

Gig Review: Underground Authority

Unlike the previous years, this year’s SITEX holds the credit of not going for typical mono-lingual bands (like Fossils, Prithibi etc.). Instead, we were given the promise that we will be given the chance to see the performance of ‘Underground Authority‘, a newly formed band from Kolkata, the members of which like to call their...
Gig Review: Euphoric Amateurs

Gig Review: Euphoric Amateurs

A music group when is formed by six guys who are close friends makes it special. ‘Euphoric Amateurs‘ is one such. We knew about them going for the big kill this time during Extravaganza ’11. Preliminarily it was supposed to be during the band blasts (an intra-college competition of rock bands). But the passion that...
Restaurant Review: KFC, Siliguri

Restaurant Review: KFC, Siliguri

When the idea of reviewing KFC came to my mind, my initial response was: “Why? Don’t I have better things to do? Other unknown, unpredictable restaurants to review?“ Frankly speaking, I didn’t want to get the review done seriously because KFC is so predictable. Everyone knows how the food is supposed to taste, how the...
Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadow

Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadow

This introduction is for the newbies who are yet to know about WordPress Daily Post project. As I signed up with WordPress’ Posting challenges, I’m entitled to post a picture that I’ve taken. The topic is as given by them, and as a follower, am supposed to put up the post in my blog, and...

Guest post 2: ‘Leaving Teens’ by Subhro Ghosh

Introduction to the guest writer: I won’t give. Introduction to his works: I won’t produce. Introduction of him as a person: I won’t say much. Introduction of him as a writer and thinker: I have too much to say. But then, I will let his writing speak for himself. It’s a real pleasure to host...