Category Archives: Book Review: Non-Fiction

Notes on Reading and Literature: My Ten

A while ago, readers on Facebook were tagging each other to list out their ten favourite books. I was tagged too. And since I like making lists, I made one. It had over thirty titles. To whittle it down to … Continue reading

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Notes on Literature / Reading: Lit Theory, Modernism, Structuralism, and Contemporary Fiction

I have been fascinated by postmodernism for quite a long time. However, I was truly bitten by the lit theory bug only when I read A.S. Byatt’s Possession. Since then, I have been craving fiction peopled by literary theorists and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fermat’s Last Theorem

Simon Singh has written on subjects ranging from a 17th century number theory problem and cryptography to cosmology and the Big bang theory. He may be a science writer, but at heart, he is a storyteller and in Fermat’s Last … Continue reading

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