Modern Retelling of Mahabharata you should read

Modern Retelling of Mahabharata you should read

People have read and interpreted the Mahabharata in various ways since the time it was written. Many have gone further and adapted the storyline of the Mahabharata to create a new and innovative retelling. Some have picked one of the…

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Book Review: The Forest Of Enchantments by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Book Review: The Forest Of Enchantments by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

The Forest of Enchantments by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is a creative, alternative interpretation from Sita’s point of view–a point of view which had been sorely lacking in any version of the Ramayana, in which Sita appeared as little more than…

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Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

In Circe by Madeline Miller, author weaves her characters into the situations we’ve all come across a time or two in the canon or through various pop culture references, but her integration is so seamless that it only enhances the…

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Book Review: The Palace Of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Book Review: The Palace Of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

The Palace of Illusions is no substitute for the real Mahabharata, of course, but it’s a good place to start. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni has taken one of the fundamental pieces of Indian literature and focused on the story of Panchaali.

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Book Review: The Little Light by Dipa Sanatani

Book Review: The Little Light by Dipa Sanatani

I found The Little Light brilliant and mysterious book. So amazing! Great characters, great setting, great ideas, epic scope, and so well written. It has novelty and nuance from its first to its final paragraphs.

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Book Review: Mystical Tales For A Magical Life by Shubha Vilas

Book Review: Mystical Tales For A Magical Life by Shubha Vilas

“Mystical Tales for a Magical Life” is an extremely well-researched and well-written exploration of how India’s ancient spiritual wisdom seeped into the culture.

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5 Wonderful Retelling Of Homer’s Classic Greek Stories

5 Wonderful Retelling Of Homer’s Classic Greek Stories

You have read and learned about or at least heard of the ancient Greek author Homer and his two epic poems, The Odyssey, and The Iliad. Whether it was in high school English class, a history lecture in college, or…

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