Five Greatest Story-Tellers

O.Henry If there is one writer who inspired me to write, it is William Sydney Porter known by his pen name O.Henry.   A great twister of words and language. No other writer played with language as much as he. His made extensive use of used wit and sarcasm in his tales. His clever plot-twists, use …

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Rebel

Trudging through the still corridors  An eerie silence filled the hollow air Empty classrooms, phantom voices Spotted the broken corner seat, My permanent abode once, it Still bears the marks of my shrine Disinterested drew rough images  Wrote long verses on insignificant life Cold stares of teachers who never care One Ms. A always looked …

Five Must Reads For Literature Lovers

Pride & Prejudice This all-favorite by Jane Austin still reckons with book lovers in the twenty-first century, nearly 250 years after its publication. Sparks fly high between the fierce and outspoken Elizabeth Bennet and arrogant William Darcy in this romance. The story follows the life of Elizabeth Bennet a sassy and intelligent young woman, who is never …

V.S Naipaul, Obituary

Out of the many sad events that unfolded in the last couple of weeks, the passing away of literary Giant, Sir V.S Naipaul was perhaps the lowest moment in the literary corridors. The Nobel Laureate was born in 1932 in rural Trinidad in a Hindu family with Indian roots. I can’t think of any other writer who wrote …

Autobiographies & What We Can Learn From Them

My affair with autobiographies began at the age of 12 when my mom gifted me an old tethered copy of Diary of Anne Frank. I remember being very ecstatic on having received it and was completely hooked on to it. Over the years I’ve read it numerous times, and every time I read it, I feel …