“Meena” by Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani: Book Review

The cover image and the blurb of a very old book caught my eye at my grandparents’ home one summer. On an impulse, I read the book. To my pleasant surprise, this two-part series turned out to be my most cherished read, which stayed with me long after, and there began my love affair with the author.

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Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani, her stories, her plots and her writing are such a delight. If you are interested purely in the tale, the narrative and the emotions, she is unparalleled. She makes you her slave, driving your emotions from love to extreme hate in a matter of a few pages. Continue reading

Free thinkers

We have a voice everywhere these days. Internet and social media has made activists out of most of us and we hold strong opinions on a range of issues. The definition of intellectual has changed, ‘liberal’ tag has become a subject of mockery and I don’t think many of us really understand what it means to be free. Continue reading