Book Review: Empire by Devi Yesodharan

Set in the reign of one of the mightiest kings of the time, Empire brings alive the glorious Chola dynasty and culture in all its glory and might during Rajendra Chola’s reign. Dominantly, a patriarchal society, the book brings a fresh perspective by narrating the story of the warrior who is not only female but…

Book Review: The Intrusions by Stav Sherez

“Even if you catch me, there’s hundreds of thousands just like me all over the world, cruising the web, looking for prey…You’ll never feel safe again.” One of the most chilling thrillers to be published in the recent times, The Intrusions gives a sneak peek into what technology can do, how a crime can be…

Book Review: The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace

Evelyn Beatrice Hall once said, “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” In spite of stepping into the twenty-first century with aplomb, we as a human race have not progressed to a point where all written word is cherished and published. Censorship is very…

Hacksaw Ridge: Mel Gibson’s triumphant return

A visceral war drama, where the war just doesn’t take place on the battle-scarred wastelands of Okinawa but also in the life of its main protagonist. Based on the life story of the Medal of Honour recipient, Desmond Thomas Doss, the movie explores the conflict between a man’s beliefs and his desire to serve his…