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"It's your game and you have to play it your own way. If you are beaten and down because of your opponents, get up and deal with it." The story starts with the protagonist, Varun Krishna, trying to find investors for his startup. From there on the story delves into...
Archer is back at it again. I have read and loved Clifton Chronicles. And choosing to pick a fictional character, William Warwick, from Harry Clifton’s books is a treat for Archer’s fan. Like he says, this is not a detective novel but a novel about a detective’s life. William Warwick...
The Bookoholics: How did you get the idea for ‘That Thing About You’? Abhaidev: First of all, I want to thank you for giving me the opportunity to connect with the readers. Now coming back to the question, I believe that everyone has known a person, who, despite all odds,...
Only after getting into the prestigious IIT, Vamshi first heard about Chetan Bhagat and got really inspired by him that he decided to write a book. Here are some excerpts from our interview with him: The Bookoholics: How did you get the idea for ‘Zero Not Out’? Vamshi: After finishing my...
"Our choices define us, and we have to live by their consequences in the universe we make those choices." Tomson Robert is an excellent storyteller, the way he has portrayed Dave’s journey from workaholic to a content family man is just remarkable. The author's style of writing is simple to...
'Kagaz Ke Mahal' is Ravi's first book and we recently got a chance to speak to him about it and a lot more other things. Excerpts: The Bookoholics: Is there any inspiration or a particular theme you follow in ‘Kagaz ke Mahal’? Ravi Kumar: The book derives its inspiration from the...
Strange Stories Shreya Sen
A collection of short stories, ‘Strange Stories’ is extraordinary just as promised. The first story of a nurse who loves reading and finds a patient reading one of her favourite books warmed me right away. She exclaimed, ‘Holden Caulfield, I haven’t seen you in a while!” And he says, “Jane Gallagher,...
“So what if she’s the typical awkward middle child?” the first line of the blurb and I was sold. Being a middle child myself, I needed someone to share my pain and struggle of growing up ignored by my parents. Not on purpose but by default. The author gave...
Ajinkya Bhasme
The Bookoholics: What inspired you to write ‘When the Devil Whispers’? Ajinkya Bhasme: WTDW is inspired by true events. I first heard this story from my mother, who is a lawyer, when I was very young. I was terrified of stepping out of my house in the fear of getting...
10 books to gift to your sibling
“This is what I want: I want to grab my brother's hand and run back through time, losing years like coats falling from our shoulders.” ― Jandy Nelson, I'll Give You the Sun It’s Rakhi time! Siblings are always around through all our ups and down. But this is one day...