Category: Reader’s Club

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My First Date with Kafka

      To any resident in the literary world Franz Kafka is a household name that needs no introduction. Neither is his ‘The Metamorphosis’. In fact most of us would’ve had our rendezvous with...






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The Manga Legacy

    Animation flicks are often perceived as the medium for kids. Of course it’s undeniable given the western world of cinema has always had its animation films centering on the world of children or...






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“Real World” – The Angst of Japanese Teens

Japanese crime-fiction writer Natsuo Kirino first garnered international recognition, when her novel “Out” got translated to English. “Real World” was her third English translated work (her translator, Philip Gabriel has also translated several works of...






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The Scandinavian Crime Spree

The title is obviously misleading, since the crime rate in Scandinavia (Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland) is relatively low. However, thriller/mystery novel readers’ pulses are racing, whenever they pick up a Scandinavian crime fiction....






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PadmaVibushan Mr. Satire – Out at 99

He was known to be close with India’s Emergency queen, Former Prime minister – Mrs. Indira Priyadarshini Feroz Gandhi. It was Mr Kushwant Singh, a man who did not spare anyone in political arena. Strangely,...