I am not really sure which genre the book is supposed to belong to. The name suggests that the story is about a girl living in Room 105, possibly in a hostel/hotel/apartment etc. and one should read the book to know everything about this mysterious character. But all we come to know about her is… Continue reading The Girl in Room 105 by Chetan Bhagat
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
I sit down every day To write a few lines About the weather and the sky, About the strangers driving on the road, About the stone cold tea, About you. I sit down and I open my blank journal Whose stark pages hold more stories than my mind could ever store, Of the morning mist that… Continue reading The Blank Journal
I didn’t buy the book to show my loyalty to Harry Potter. Because 7 is a very powerful number and I was not sure whether I was ready to anything beyond the happy ending depicted in the last book. Also because I don’t think a script can do justice to J K Rowling’s masterful chronicle… Continue reading Harry Potter and The Cursed Child by J K Rowling
In 2015, I lived very near to a university called KIIT (Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology) in Bhubaneswar. I joined my first corporate office (which happens to a telecom firm. More on this here) in July when undergraduate college admissions take place too so one of the initial corporate activities was to sell SIMs in… Continue reading Share it on WhatsApp!
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
I visit my relatives every summer along with my family. And we never miss it. It is a sacred ritual for us. During one such visit, I directed a family play and named it ‘Jinga La La’. I must have been 8. It was a kid’s version of Ramayana, or rather whatever I understood when… Continue reading The Mind Camera