Archive for December 2016

Author Interview: Vibha Batra

Hello Vibha, thank you so much for taking the time out to talk to me.  🙂 First things first: how did you take up writing? Thanks a lot, Aniesha! Like most things in life, I blame it on my genes! My late grandfather, Shri Vishnu Kant Shastri was an academic, Sanskrit scholar, and prolific writer. … Continue reading

Book Musings: What Light by Jay Asher

    Jay Asher had impressed me before with his novel 13 Reasons Why and because of it, I had been eagerly waiting for What Light. It did not disappoint me at all. I read the book over this weekend and let me tell you, it’s one of best weekends I’ve had in 2016.   … Continue reading

Author Interview: Avantika Debnath

Hello Avantika, thank you so much for taking the time out to talk to me. First things first: how did you take up writing? I honestly don’t know, rather don’t remember. My mom has pieces of papers with my scribbles and it’s from when I was 4 or 5. I had written rhymes on my … Continue reading

Interview: Mayi Godwa, Founder of Blossoms Bookstore, Bangalore

Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to talk to BUZZ Magazine. You’re welcome. We understand that you started Blossoms back in 2001 out of your sheer love for books. What has changed from then till now? A lot has changed since 2001. We were a very small space back then. Now we … Continue reading

Book Review: The Bridal Pyre by Avantika Debnath

The position of a woman in society is in every age a difficult one as the very task of asserting her identity and individuality in a world governed by patriarchy is always a precarious one.To make matters when women due to wrong education or no education at all and their social conditioning starts exploiting the … Continue reading

Author Interview: Ayan Pal

Hello Ayan, thank you so much for taking the time out to talk to us. 😀 First things first: how did you take up writing? I took up writing after watching M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs. I was in college then and knew I had to become an author someday. I took me more than a … Continue reading