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Olga Tokarczuk’s ‘Flights’ – a review

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofFlights (original title – ‘Bieguni’)a novel by 2018 Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk (1962-)Novel first published in 2007Winner of 2018 International Bookerfor translation by Jennifer Croft) Flights, which was awarded Poland’s biggest literary prize in 2008, is a novel about travel in the twenty-first century and human anatomy.… Read More »Olga Tokarczuk’s ‘Flights’ – a review

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Samanta Schweblin’s Fever Dream and mother’s love – a review

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofFever Dreama novel by Samanta SchweblinNovel set in Argentina and first published in 2014long-listed for 2017 International Bookerfor translation by Megan McDowellReview first written on August 13, 2017 ) A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David sits beside… Read More »Samanta Schweblin’s Fever Dream and mother’s love – a review

Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ – A 1984 for feminists

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofMargaret Atwood’s novel‘The Handmaid’s Tale’Novel first published and got shortlisted for Booker Prize in 1985Review first written on October 23, 2015) Summary Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk… Read More »Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ – A 1984 for feminists

Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Testaments’ and our insatiable hunger for stories

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofMargaret Atwood‘s ‘The Testaments’The second part of the Gilead seriesand the sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’Book first published in 2019 Review first written on September 23, 2019) Summary More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains… Read More »Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Testaments’ and our insatiable hunger for stories

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Bernardine Evaristo’s history of ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ – a review

(Sidharth Vardhan’s review ofBernardine Evaristo’s ‘Girl, Woman, Other’2019 Booker Winner along with ‘The Testaments’Book first published in 2019review first written on October 20, 2019) Summary Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends… Read More »Bernardine Evaristo’s history of ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ – a review

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Of Beauty and Black – a review of Toni Morrison’s Bluest Eye

(Sidharth Vardhan review of 1993 Nobel laureate Toni Morrison’s (1931-2019) first novel‘The Bluest Eye’Novel first published in 1970Review first written on December 27, 2019 ) Summary It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove–a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others–who… Read More »Of Beauty and Black – a review of Toni Morrison’s Bluest Eye