Category: Books

Afternoon Raag - Amit Chaudhuri

Afternoon Raag – Amit Chaudhuri

Amit Chaudhuri is an author I read for the first time, and unfortunately, I think I got to know him with the wrong book. Afternoon Raag is a…

Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut

Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut

The first book I read from Kurt Vonnegut is Cat’s Cradle. I bought his book Slaughterhouse-Five years ago, and I don’t know why but still I didn’t read…

Zorba the Greek - Nikos Kazantzakis

Zorba the Greek – Nikos Kazantzakis

I think Zorba the Greek is a book that everyone can read with enthusiasm, without exception. The unique atmosphere of the Aegean, the colourful characters, and the events…

A Hero of Our Time - Mikhail Lermontov

A Hero of Our Time – Mikhail Lermontov

“There has never been such a perfect, beautiful, and nuanced prose in Russia,” said Gogol. He was talking about Mikhail Lermontov’s A Hero of Our Time. Do you…

Ikigai - Hector Garcia Puigcerver

Ikigai – Hector Garcia Puigcerver

I guess it is hard to find a person who is interested in Japanese culture and does not hear about ikigai. Spanish author and guide Hector GarciaPuigcerver, who…

Einstein's Dreams - Alan Lightman

Einstein’s Dreams – Alan Lightman

In his most read book, Einstein’s Dreams, Alan Lightman gives readers plenty of material to consider. It is 1905, and Einstein works at a patent office in Switzerland.…