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Books Read in 2019: #4


Very rarely do I read a book that makes me contemplate on its contents for hours on end marveling at the mind of the author. Even rarer are the times when I actually read a book that isn't academic, with a highlighter at hand. This book explores mental health and the surrounding stigma in the most meaningful and neutral manner as possible from the history of psychology, to explaining the...

#P5 What are the topics that authors need to explore more in their books?


Henry Ward Beecher said, “Books are the windows through which the soul looks out”. I have always found that statement quite thought-provoking and curious. It always made me wonder as to what the soul does when we aren’t reading books. What is a soul anyway? This is not the first time anyone has heard this question. The funniest and the most common answer for this question, however, was given by...

Books Read in 2019: #3


It's been a while since I wrote here. Been a hectic month. More posts explaining April are coming soon. Dead To ThemBy Smitha Bhattacharya This is a story about a group of friends who realize that a girl they know has gone missing. The story starts out slow and moves at the same pace throughout. It builds up the storyline in a very good manner though. It also does a good job of keeping the reader...

Books Read in 2019: #2


I love books. I absolutely adore them. Not for the conventional reasons people give like ‘they open a new world’ or cliches like ‘Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body’ but because of a phenomenon that I have been experiencing all my life. At any given point in my life so far, I have always been able to pick a book that was absolutely relatable or inspiring...

Books Read in 2019: #1


So, remember when I said that I will be posting anything and everything that’s on my mind? So here’s the back story behind this post. I have decided to read at least one book every month from this month on. And the first book I read as part of my War Campaign against ‘Very Long Screen Time’ is a little book called “Source Code – Book 1 The inhabitants of the...

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