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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov Book Review

Title: Lolita Author: Vladimir Nabokov Publication Date: 1955 Publisher: Olympia Press (first edition) Genre: Novel, Psychological Fiction, Literary Fiction Language: English Pages: Approximately 319 pages (first edition) Buy the book: Click here to buy from Amazon Overview “Lolita,” authored by Vladimir Nabokov and first published in 1955, is a novel that has provoked intense debate…

Dr. Anjum Shaikh – Empowering Women with Accessible Writing

Famous with her debut book, Dr. Anjum Shaikh is also an esteemed public health expert and founder of EveCare, an application helping women with their menstrual cycle tracking. The author has significantly impacted women’s health with her book, “EmpowHER: Wellness, Hygiene and YOU.” Her writing style, approach to the book’s theme, and commitment to accessibility…

The Color Purple by Alice Walker Book Review

Alice Walker’s “The Color Purple,” published in 1982, stands as a cornerstone of American literature. The novel, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award, is lauded for its vivid depiction of African American women’s struggles and resilience in the early 20th-century American South. It has been celebrated for its unflinching…

Spies: The Epic Intelligence War Between East and West by Calder Walton Book Review

Title: Spies: The Epic Intelligence War Between East and West Author: Calder Walton Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Non-fiction, Scholarly, Espionage Publication Date: June 6, 2023 Pages: 688 ISBN: 978-1668000694   Calder Walton’s “Spies: The Epic Intelligence War Between East and West” is an in-depth and meticulously researched examination of the secretive struggles that shaped…

Intimacy: Trusting Oneself and the Other by Osho Book Review

“Intimacy: Trusting Oneself and the Other” by Osho contemplates the nature of intimate relationships and the intrinsic human desire for connection. Osho, an Indian mystic and spiritual teacher, is known for his unconventional approach to spirituality and personal development. In this book, he delves into the depths of intimacy, advocating for a profound transformation in…

Missing Time by Budd Hopkins Book Review

Title: Missing Time Author: Budd Hopkins Publication Year: 1981 Pages: 266 (E-book) Genre: Non-fiction, Ufology, Alien Abduction   “Missing Time” by Budd Hopkins is a seminal work in the field of Ufology, mainly focusing on the phenomenon of alien abductions. Published in 1981, the book presents a collection of case studies and narratives of individuals…

Woke Culture, Cancel Culture, Race and Identity – problems and solutions, a simple guide to understand the USA’s modern movements

Woke culture is a supposed social and political movement emphasising awareness of social and racial justice issues, particularly those affecting marginalised communities. The term “woke” originated in African American Vernacular English (AAVE) and was popularised by the Black Lives Matter movement in 2014. It has since expanded to encompass a broader range of progressive and…

Bestselling Books You Must Read in March 2024, from the New York Times Bestselling List Across Genres

While technology continues to advance at an incredible pace in March 2024, there is still something undeniably special about the experience of reading a good book. Turning the pages and immersing oneself in a well-crafted story or thought-provoking idea remains a source of joy and intellectual nourishment. As we look to the future, we can’t…

Emotion: The Juice of Life by Sadhguru Book Review

Title: Emotion: The Juice of Life Author: Sadhguru Genre: Spirituality, Self-help Publication: Jaico Publishing House, 2018 Review by: Gaurav for Thoughtful Critic —   Introduction: “Emotion: The Juice of Life” by Sadhguru delves into the profound impact of emotions on human existence, exploring how emotions shape our lives, relationships, and overall well-being. Sadhguru, an Indian…

Must-read Political Biographies, a List of 10 Books (including controversial titles) for Lovers of Political Literature

Who doesn’t like discussing politics? If you may have asked this question 10-15 years ago, there might have been a few hands raised in agony. However, in today’s politically charged atmosphere, politics runs in the veins of people. Here, there, and everywhere – politics, political parties, leaders, events, rallies, decisions and much more – people…