Some of the Books I have Read Before

The Pregnant King by Devdutt Pattanaik

I have no reason to choose this book over Jaya as my first Devdutt Pattanaik's work to be read. Or maybe I got really curious by the title 🙂 . The Pregnant King, in short, tells the story of Yadhvanashva, King of Vallabhi kingdom, who sires a child when he accidently consumes a magic portion meant for his barren… Continue reading The Pregnant King by Devdutt Pattanaik

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Paper Money

I started my corporate career with one of the telecom giants in India as a sales and marketing management trainee. As part of my training, I underwent a 'Sales Stint' (more information here: https://thepillionrider.wordpress.com/about/) for about 4 months. Sales, as most of my wise friends would tell you, is an 'out-of-office' or rather, 'no-office' experience. Your… Continue reading Paper Money

Some of the Books I have Read Before

The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

The Palace of Illusions is a beautiful monologue by the Paanchali i.e. Draupadi who is considered to be one of the most important reasons behind the epic Battle of Kurukshetra. The narrative is surprisingly very contemporary and the author has subtly used one of the most powerful women in the Indian mythology to capture the… Continue reading The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni