BOOK REVIEW – A SMALL STEP IN A LONG JOURNEY: A MEMOIR BY AKKAI PADMASHALI

At times when the world remains dipped in a smorgasbord of big fancy things, small steps are rarely counted. When all focus falls on rainbow-coloured pastries annually โ€˜coming outโ€™ during Pride months, Instagram switching to its pride-coloured #hashtags and corporate machines jostling in a fierce hustle-culture to display their work-place โ€˜inclusivity,โ€™ small acts of defiance … Continue Reading

AKKAI: THE WARRIOR

A heartfelt poem on Transgender activist – Akkai Padmashali, written after reading her Memoir – ‘A Small Step in A Long Journey’ and interacting with her on Zoom during our monthly Virtual BookClub meeting. Tonight, I had the pleasure of meeting HER!! She is amazing, an hour just passed in a blur. Her views and … Continue Reading

11 Books that will make you fall in Love with Reading

When was the last time you read a book? Do you pick up a book, read a few pages and just put it right back on the shelf as you keep zoning out? Are you stuck in a reading slump or, you never really were into reading? The only solution for this is to read … Continue Reading