What does LOL mean to you? Most of the times or maybe almost every time, it means only laughing out loud. However, for the author Natansh Goyal, it means Law of Luck - yes, the title of his very debut novel is L.O.L Law of Luck and the novel has been released recently and it is being received very warmly by the readers. Reasons are many and I have [...]
American Maharajah is the second novel by American author Mark Steven Levy. Like his first one, this is also published by an Indian publisher and has been released exclusively to the Indian readers because it features Indian characters and a completely Indian story which revolves around deserts of Rajasthan. This 204-page novel is very interesting and a simple read and it took me about a day to finish it with [...]
Hamid Baig's debut novel, Little Maryam, is very much a novel which depicts true love in the form of a story which touches your soul, without a doubt! Saadiq's character has been designed with all the possible elements which make him a hero in the truest sense - sensible, passionate, ambitious, freakish when alone and then a person with a very big heart! Maryam also wins the hearts with her [...]
Alok Mishra reviews Peter Barry's book Beginning Theory. In this book review, he emphasises on the points which make Beginning Theory a must-have book for students. Can you ignore Peter Barry's magnum opus as a critic - Beginning Theory? I will directly say that this is the best book for the students of English literature and literary theories! There is no better book than Beginning Theory in the market which [...]
The clock ticks time passes and sound fades into the vacuum of the night. Electric bulb glows but not like a day’s sun. A limited light, yes, it offers a vision with more limits. I cannot see beyond my roof unless the moon appears at night and sun shines through the day; have I really lost my way?
Instagram is a great tool. Or, is it great at all - even near to being good? People keep checking the photos by others; at times, they also try to look good themselves by clicking their selfies in various positions and applying various filters. It's fun, isn't it? However, is Instagram a good tool for the authors to promote their books? People have been arguing it and some 'influencers' claim [...]
Is the world real? Are the sages true? Am I what I am? Doubts The more I inquire more do I despair but inquiry is freedom - freedom takes me to slavery. Am I free? Ever Doubts by Alok
काश वो वक्त ठहर जाता और मैं समेट लेता सारी खुशियाँ जो लायी थी मेरे चेहरे पे तुम्हारे चेहरे की एक झलक ने! दिन गुजरे और महीने और फिर साल साल दर साल बस निकलते गये मानो जैसे सबने ठान ली हो नदियों के जैसे बह जाने को ... समय की लहरों ने कभी दूर तो कभी पास किया मुझे और तुम्हें एक दूसरे के। अलग तो कभी हम हो [...]
and she searched for hours 'how to stop bleeding properly?' an illiterate passer-by unbuttoned his shirt and tied to the wound. the intellectually spectacled lady smiled. she invited the uneducated for a discourse on humanity to be held next week. by Alok Mishra A Poem A Day
I don't remember her eyes. I don't remember those dark, big and beautiful eyes. I don't remember at all how they pushed me to a state of surmise - I really don't remember! Believe me; I don't. for M A Poem A Day...