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Rachna Chhabria

24 startling stories begging to be reread...

'Over the Edge' is like having an entire meal of short-eats or starters, each snack is fulfilling and tasty by itself

18 Jun 2022 11:56 PM

Book Review | Soulful debut holds mirror to fragile mom-daughter tie

The mirror is not just a something to see one’s reflection in, it’s also symbolic of looking deep into one’s soul

08 May 2022 11:59 AM

Book Review | Soulful debut holds mirror to fragile mom-daughter tie

The main character Noomi Wadia is a sharp-tongued, quick-tempered, bright Parsi woman

08 May 2022 11:22 AM

Book Review | Unflinching look at custom and caste

Never has a book affected me as much as Vultures did

10 Apr 2022 12:15 AM

Book review | A mermaid’s story told in poetic prose, with eye catching artwork

The story is told from the point of view of Ila, a half-woman, half-mermaid

06 Mar 2022 2:38 AM

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Book Review | Feline mystique! How one cat can change your world

It’s a collection of essays and fictions by cat lovers

20 Feb 2022 2:02 AM

Book Review | Geeky startup ideator cheekily observes patriarchy

Anam’s pen has a flair for infusing humour into the storytelling, which jogged at a steady pace

25 Sep 2021 11:26 PM

Rachna Chhabria | Spooky treats that aim to please

By the time I finished reading the first story, I had built up a voracious appetite for the remaining tales

11 Aug 2021 1:42 AM

Book Review | What it means to be a family and other profound secrets

During her visit to Banaras, Yamuna manages to sneak some family letters from her grandfather’s files

01 Aug 2021 2:10 AM

Book REVIEW | How Mowgli grew up, grew old and loved his mothers

The book chronicles Daniel’s journey in life, from the jungle to civilisation, from childhood till his sixties

06 Dec 2020 10:03 AM

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Rachna Chhabria | Will printed word comfort and inform post-Covid?

Book sales in India aren’t usually very high and the lockdown further plummeted these sales

14 Jun 2020 4:45 PM

For millennials with goals

The third protagonist is Aisha Oberoi, one of Delhi’s most iconic influencers with her popular lifestyle blog Every Delhi Girl.

27 Sep 2019 7:41 AM

Mythology-inspired utopia meditates on cycle of life

These pioneers later came to planet Swarg, carrying with them the best of art and literature they had preserved when they left Earth.

11 Aug 2019 4:11 AM

Crisp, atmospheric triple murder mystery has quirky characters

From China following a new set of clues, Dhruv and Misha head to Kolkata. Sadly, they are just in time to see the third victim’s suicide.

04 Aug 2019 5:28 AM

Murder mystery set in the 1,600-year-old kingdom of an able but forgotten queen

The Curse of Anuganga is a historical fiction that transports readers to 403 CE and that too without a time-machine.

21 Jul 2019 3:30 AM

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Predictable teen romance shaped by emigration, loss

The reason being Susan’s parents want to give her better chances in life which studying and living in Canada will provide their only child.

20 May 2019 6:35 AM

Mythological fantasy thriller that is rich in imagery

The story starts with a gruesome triple homicide in a suburb of Mumbai which keeps the Mumbai police force guessing as to the identity of the killer.

21 Apr 2019 9:16 PM

A present haunted by the sound of ghungroos from the past

The language is akin to the view from the top of a mountain, breathtaking in its rich imagery.

13 Jan 2019 1:02 AM

India’s freedom struggle told through the life of a little girl

A story relevant for all times. A book I would urge people to read, a book worthy of being read more than once.

28 Oct 2018 12:57 AM

A touching story of love, longing and sacrifices in showbiz

The book falls short of a literary masterpiece and that is not because of its flawed heroine.

30 Sep 2018 1:42 AM

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