A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

I have mixed feelings about the book… Actually, I thought to drop it in the mid-way through the book but I wanted to give it a chance and at some point I got connected to it and felt kind of sad when I turned the last page

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help is a brilliant book and an absolute masterpiece by Kathryn Stockett. It would be a great summer read since it catches you from the very beginning . It is amazingly gripping that the reader would not be willing to put it down until the last page...

The Illicit Happiness of Other People by Manu Joseph

A very surprising and unputdownable book… I was not very sure to read it for a while just because I did not want to dig in a mysterious case of a suicide of a boy. You know that subject is not the best one to read nowadays… Frankly speaking, the fact that I run out of my English written books last week gave me the primary reason to read it and...

Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific by Robert D. Kaplan

I will call the book as “light reading” for someone who has studied or knowledge in the South Asia. It is not a book with full of information or academic discussions but rather an “observation”. In other words, readers are not challenged with many ideas or hypothesis requiring strong academic background. However, it does speak for the experience of....