Books

The Power of a Chocolate-Chip Cookie

The Power of a Chocolate-Chip Cookie

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A very interesting article in the New York Times attempts to explain how and why we end ...

Virginia Woolf’s Superb Way with Words

Virginia Woolf’s Superb Way with Words

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What beautifully-worded sentences and with so much meaning. They don't make them like her anymore... Without self–confidence we ...

The Good Guy

The Good Guy

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Always on the prowl for a good suspense thriller writer ala John Sandford or Michael Connelly, I ...

Happy Birthday, Salman Rushdie

Happy Birthday, Salman Rushdie

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Salman Rushdie's birthday is apparently a sign for Islamic fundamentalists to once again bring up death threats. ...

A Simple way to Lose Weight?

A Simple way to Lose Weight?

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Was recently loafing at Odyssey book store, when I happened to come across this diet book displayed very prominently amongst the Bestsellers section.

I have been on a weight plateau recently (neither gaining nor losing), and thinking that may be I could try out a diet. This is a new experience for me, because I have never dieted in my entire life. I have always managed to maintain a good physique solely through exercise alone.

The Reader

The Reader

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This is the book on which the Oscar award winning movie starring Kate Winslet has been made. ...