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January 2018 | desideewar

January 2018

Book Review: Brotherhood


'Brotherhood', published in 2013, is a book by the Chopra brothers, Deepak and Sanjiv, about their journey through life, about 'Dharma, Destiny and the American Dream', revealing 'their personal struggles and triumphs as doctors, immigrants, and brothers'. 

The Midday Grocery Store

GUEST AUTHOR: Raashi Kulshrestha

Literary Nonfiction

("It is a nice take on being a 'new comer' to 'adulthood' at the young age of 18", as one critic put it. The author, at 18, metaphorically uses a grocery store as the stage of adulthood where she has just stepped on to for the first one as a young adult herself)

                                                                              The Midday Grocery Store

Book Review: The Girls Of Riyadh

Girls of Riyadh

'Girls Of Riyadh', by Rajaah Alsanea, is a fictional story of four friends from Riyadh in the popular format of the 'Sex In The City' story line, except that it is set in a land that is far from providing the open freedom that the women in Manhattan enjoy and perhaps take for granted- and that is what makes the novel intriguing and fascinating at the same time.

Top Movies of 2014

2 States

Here are some of the Top Movies of 2014

2 States (Released April 2014)

Starring Arjun Kapoor (of 'Ishqzaade' and 'Gunday' fame) and Alia Bhatt (of recent hit 'Highway' fame). Produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala. Directed by Abhishek Varman and is based on the 2009 bestseller novel by Chetan Bhagat by the same name.

We'll begin by saying that the movie is a must see family entertainer with a lot going for it-