@eranmendel "Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past." The masterwork 1984 was published in July 1949, almost 7 decades ago. George Orwell was already a literary star; however, nobody envisaged the lastingness his work is going to have over time. Like a lot of people, I read this … Continue reading 1984 in 2020: A Must Read
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
Somewhere around ten years ago, I clearly remember how I started reading books and eventually scribbling my thoughts on the pieces of paper. At times, it’d be a back of the book, sticky notes or just a notepad. When the size of thoughts started to thicken, I went on to writing over the computer. Now … Continue reading Marginalia- The Lost Art of Conversing with the Books
Courtesy: @sandhyaprabhat One of the finest work of fiction by any American writer- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This amazing piece of literary artistry is all about roaring twenties and the New York City, the place to be. Everything can be purchased and everything can be bought. But, can you make money erase … Continue reading Life Lessons from the Great Gatsby
Courtesy: @samillustrates If you'd have met me almost three years ago, I was a totally different person. I never believed in myself and that was a central part of my underconfident life. Or rather, underconfidence in every facets of my life. I didn't think that I could excel in my college studies and hence never … Continue reading How to Believe in Yourself?
Courtesy: @tanyashatseva Nobel Prize winner, J. K. Rowling was famously absent from social media while she was writing Harry Potter novels. In 2009, her staff opened a Twitter account and for one and a half year her only tweet read- “This is really me, but you won’t be hearing from me often I am afraid, … Continue reading How to Pursue Deep Work?