A potpourri of thoughts, travel tales, book talks , reviews, poetry and random musings in the midst of hot filter coffee…..

Why I Love My Blog!

I take on the baton of  ‘Blog Love’ from Aditi ….. Polkajunction’s  very first ‘Blogversary ‘  was on the 12th of February. I am more than glad to be still ticking and afloat  in the blogosphere. And, this is the right time to write on ‘Why I love my blog! The...

Five Known Facts about Jaipur Literature Festival – A Rewind!

The raging debate on Twitter a couple of days back- over the invitation of RSS Speakers to the Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 left me perplexed! We, as a society have made sure ‘Hatred’ and ‘Arrogance’ supersedes our ‘Intelligence and Rationality’. This in turn has resulted in ‘Politics: based on religion, creed...

Book # 35

I first got to know about ‘Lutyens Delhi’ some 5-6 years back as I was searching for information on Arnab Goswami for a particular write-up and  ended up reading about this ‘Power Circle’ and how the rich and famous (that includes the media houses too) inevitably gravitate towards it! The curiosity...

Book # 34

For the simple reasons – that I love travelling, exploring new culture & places and that I am intrigued by ‘Bengalis’ , I opted to read and review this book! The blurb gives a preview of this  interesting compilation of stories: ” Bengal Write Ahead’ was a contest organized by Facebook,...

The Broken Home

Check all the Books Here      Name of the book: The Broken Home Author: Lopamudra Banerjee Read some reviews: 1. Anirban Nanda 2. Sarmita Dey  3. Niranjan Navalgund  The Story: An English translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s novella, ‘Nastanirh’, which was aptly filmed by ace filmmaker, Satyajit Ray as Charulata. You can buy the...

Glitter and Gloss

Check all the Books Here    Glitter and Gloss by Vibha Batra Read some reviews: 1. Sophia Eriks  2. Arti Metroreader 3. Sheetal Maurya The Story: A romantic comedy that is funny, contemporary and sharp. Misha is a make up artist who, after a series of mishaps and twists and turns,...

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