Nearest thing to crazy – Elizabeth Forbes

Nearest thing to crazy by Elizabeth Forbes is a psychological drama set in rural Worcestershire. The story begins with Ellie moving to Worcestershire to seemingly work on her novel. According to Ellie, she likes to place herself in the middle of her plots and this is what she wants to do here as well. It…

Top picks of bookstores in Mumbai

I have been asked to do a post on my top picks of bookstores in Bombay. Let me just mention, before I go any further, I have mostly traveled on the Western line and my upbringing and college life mostly took place in the stretch between Dadar and Nariman Point. So, my top picks may…

Me before you

Me before you is a love story. As simple as that and yet not that simple. But it is not your regular, run – of – the – mill love story. Boy isn’t a tall, dark, handsome brooder. Girl isn’t looking for herself in a strange new city. It is a love story that touches…

Norwegian Wood

“What makes us normal, is knowing that we’re not normal”. Some books knock you out and leave you breathless. Some stay with you for hours, days, weeks after you have finished reading them. Norwegian Wood is one such book. Most of Murakami’s books have that power. At least over me.