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DDS Recommends: Classics That You MUST Read!

A classic is a book accepted as being exemplary or noteworthy, for example through an imprimatur such as being listed in a list of great books, or through a reader’s personal opinion. That is how the definition of classic goes. This week we have DDS Recommending a few classics that she has enjoyed and would … Continue reading

Author Interview: Sandhya Menon

Hello Sandhya, thank you so much for taking the time out to talk to me. 🙂 Thank you for having me! First things first: how did you take up writing? I’ve been a writer since I could string sentences together. As I got older, teachers and relatives began to notice that I had a knack … Continue reading

DDS Recommends: Children’s Fiction

DDS is back with a new set of books that she wants to recommend to all the book bees of BUZZ Magazine. This time our theme is Children’s Fiction. While we are impressed with kids who begin reading classics at an earlier age, sometimes in order to push them towards choosing books – we need … Continue reading

Author Interview: Isabel Bandeira

Hello Isabel, thank you so much for taking the time out to talk to me. 🙂 First things first: how did you take up writing? I’ve been writing since I was very little, basically from the moment I realized that people actually “made” books. There was magic in realizing I could “write,” too. What was … Continue reading

DDS Recommends: YA Debuts of 2017

Young adult novels are so much more than stories about teenagers falling in love. It is much more complex than that. YA is a reading group that has been mistakenly tagged as a genre. Some of the amazing debuts of 2017 YA novels prove to us yet again that YA even as a genre is … Continue reading

Author Interview: Anjali Kirpalani

Hello Anjali, thank you so much for taking the time out to talk to me. 🙂  First things first: how did you take up writing? I started writing poetry in school; I won a poetry writing competition at school when I was 13. I remember my parents not believing I wrote that poem; they hadn’t … Continue reading

DDS Recommends: Indian Writing in English

Anita Desai – The Village by the Sea A Classic of Our Time. Untouched by the twentieth century, Thul, the small fishing village near Bombay, is still ruled by the age-old seasonal rhythms. Hari and Lila have lived in the village all their lives, but their family is now desperately down on its luck. Their … Continue reading

Meg Cabot Books Other than The Princess Diaries

Meg Cabot maybe known for The Princess Diaries internationally thanks to Disney adapting the books into two movies starring Julie Andrews and Anne Hathaway, she has written a plethora of other books to her credit! In fact sometimes we wonder how has the women been able to produce a new story every single year. Looking … Continue reading

DDS Recommends: Crime Thrillers

Crime Thriller is Debdatta Sahay’s favourite genre. When BUZZ Magazine asked her to pick out her top reads from it, she curated the following reading list. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey Richard III reigned for only two years, and for centuries he was villified as the hunch-backed wicked uncle, murderer of the princes … Continue reading

Author Interview: Michelle Falkoff

Hello Michelle, thank you so much for taking the time out to talk to me. 🙂  First things first: how did you take up writing? It’s hard for me to remember when I first started—I was a very early reader, and I recall writing some terrible poetry in the fourth grade, though I think I’d … Continue reading