The Story of Transformation: The Forty Rules of Love

Source: milkandpineapple Every true love and friendship is a story of an unexpected transformation. If we are the same person before and after we loved, that means we haven’t loved enough. It was a late afternoon rendezvous over coffee of summer 2019 when I spotted this book at Hiteshree’s place, a dear friend and fellow … Continue reading The Story of Transformation: The Forty Rules of Love

The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

Olivia Laing, in her extraordinary and compelling more-than-memoir, The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone, explores how hard it is to make an honest and genuine connection with another human being.  The author portrays an intimate and personal portrait of loneliness by delving into the New York art culture. However, don't misjudge … Continue reading The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

Decoding the Murakami Formula- 1Q84

Courtesy: Thomke Meyer Haruki Murakami: the Japanese author who has become the darling of the discontented millennials in the English-speaking world, thanks to Instagram quote pages. Murakami masters the surrealist genre. With his writing, that spans over decades, mostly celebrates the lonely protagonists, mysteriously silent women who dress in a navy blue cardigan, as well … Continue reading Decoding the Murakami Formula- 1Q84