Book Review: The Alchemist – The Epitome of Over-Ratedness

I usually do not do book reviews because I am not intelligent enough and not well-read enough to comment in public about some dozens of years of a writer’s life empathising how hard it could be to write a book but having read ‘The Alchemist’ by Paulo Coelho, I could not stop myself from commenting on its overhyped publicity. The book being recommended to me … Continue reading Book Review: The Alchemist – The Epitome of Over-Ratedness

25 Assamese Idioms,Phrases and Proverbs Translated into English

Recently, I happened to stumble upon a blog post which showcased a few gems of African proverbs translated into English and to be honest, I was simply amazed and dumbfounded at the beauty. At the same moment however, I couldn’t help but wonder that my mother tongue, Assamese, the sweetest of languages, had a few tricks up its sleeve too and that is when with … Continue reading 25 Assamese Idioms,Phrases and Proverbs Translated into English

“The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination”

  Harry Potter has and will always be my first love no matter what book I chose to devour and what heart-wrenching experience the book might have on me in the future. I do not care if the plotline isn’t matured like that of Rushdie’s or the characters are not developed as of Hugo’s and not even if the fantastical setting in itself is minuscule to … Continue reading “The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination”