Quintessentially Tata by Syamlal Gupta

Loyalty as an idea has been inexplicably linked with the idea of grace, courage and moral fortitude. The ability to strive with dedication and success is something that has been revered, and always comes with its own set of difficulties and challenges. This book, despite picking up a largely interesting area to explore, fails to…

I Have Never Been (Un) Happier by Shaheen Bhatt

Honesty is often simple. It is found in unflowery language, easy yet elegant sentence structures and mostly, impassioned emotional outpouring. Talking about depression, anxiety, and/or any other mental ailments is slowly gaining grudging acceptance in an increasingly democratised online society. Yet, the taboo associated with actual conversation about the same is changing at a turtle’s…

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

The strange nature of art that continues to baffle both creators and connoisseurs is the fact that more often than not, some of the artist’s most widely spanned, criticised and even hated work, is often one that is deeply personal, and oddly satisfying. This is the first Murakami non-fiction book I have read, and I…