Literature

The Private Lives of the Royal Mughal Women : What was Harem all about?

Have you ever wondered how was the life of the sister of the great Mughal Emperor, Babur? Or the sister of Humayun, or for that matter what became of his wife? Do we as much as know their names even? What was a king's Harem (Zenana) all about? Was it meant only for the carnal pleasures of the king or had it something more to it?

Literature

15 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read in a Day

15 Short Classics that you can read in a day! Make your bookstack look #classicwise with these and enjoy reading from different genres and varied narrative styles.

Literature

Ruskin Bond’s ‘Secrets’ Revealed: Book Review #002

The beauty of Bond’s suspense genre is the way he describes the simple, day to day mundane lives of the people of Dehradun spiced up with a tinge of spook around them. Whether it is the dead coming back alive or the ferocious beasts entering the city from nowhere and creating a rampage all over, you have everything in these seven small stories to keep you hooked till you finish the book and put it down and wonder in awe and surprise.