“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.


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