A tribute to Sachin’s greatest innings on his birthday:-

1 March 2003 is a date every cricket-loving Indian will find hard to forget. And why should they? On that day, one of the most stellar innings in the history of ODIs was played against Pakistan on the grandest of…


Indian premier league (IPL) T20 cricket has been a welcome distraction for me in these times of pandemic and economic distress. …


A room of high entropy. You cant make this room more messier. It can only get better from here.

If you are the expecting to read a rigorous scientific explanation complete with the famous Boltzmann equation for entropy, you have come to the wrong place. I must ask you to stop right now and utilize your time for better pursuits. This write up is for the common man. In…


I am an avid jogger. My passion for jogging started the day I saw, on the internet, a picture of Virat Kohli on the treadmill with an oxygen mask. Why an oxygen mask? You may ask as I did back then. Ideally, as a man of science, I should be…


Author: Anand Neelakantan
Genre: Fiction
Content: 2.5/4
Writing: 2.5/4
X factor: 0.5/2
Total: 5.5/10

Chaturanga is pacy and colourful but somehow fails to come out of the shadow of Baahubali universe. The book tries to ride the Baahubali wave which had gripped Indian cinema some years ago.

The book is readable and has a lot going for it but somehow fails to live up…


Author: Amish Tripathi
Genre: Fiction
Content: 2.5/4
Writing: 3/4
X factor: 1/2
Total:6.5/10

There are no atheists in a battlefield.

Suheldev, Amish Tripathi

This work from the Amish Tripathi stable is an out and out gallop-er. I read the book in one sitting. Make no mistake, this is an absolute page turner. I would have rated this book higher if it had remained…


Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Genre: Non-Fiction, Evolutionary History
Content: 4/4
Writing: 3/4
X factor: 2/2
Total: 9/10

Sugar is now more dangerous than gunpowder.

Sapiens

I am always a big fan of evolutionary history/biology genre as it never ceases to excite or run out of questions. This is one of the few books in the genre which have blown my mind away so much so that I…


Two empty earthen pots sat on a rocky barren land with flies and insects swarming above, a portent of the desolation and disease we were about to witness…

This unquiet land

When Virender Sehwag comes out to bat, you expect a quickfire 45 off 20 balls even if the team…


Author: R.K. Narayan
Genre: Fiction, Children
Content: 3/4
Writing: 3/4
X factor: 1.5/2
Total: 7.5/10

All the jarring, rattling and clanking, spurting and hissing of the moving train dissolved in the distance into something that was half a sob and half a sigh. Swami and Friends.

R.K Narayan

I am biased here as this book is special to me. This is the first-ever book I…


Author: Nicholas Sparks
Genre: Fiction, Romance
Content: 2.5/4
Writing: 3/4
X factor: 1/2
Total: 6.5/10

First of all, a fact — A movie can never be compared to a book- and hence, here, I am talking about the book- and only the book. Now if my personal opinion is insisted upon, I would say the motion picture version is miles behind the written version. …

Rahul Ravi

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