I fell upon The White Tiger in 2008 when it won the Booker Prize. Of all the books on that shortlist, it stuck out to me the most. I really enjoy reading about Indian culture. I feel like with every book I read I learn something new about their culture. That’s really stimulating. This […]
Ladies Coupé is the story of Akhila and six other women that she meets on the train. Akhila is searching for the answer to the question ‘Can she live alone?’ Traditionally in Indian culture women are supposed to get married and if that doesn’t happen their only other alternative is to live with family. […]
Balram Halwai alias Munna is a driver – sarcastic, humorous, critical, angry, and a wealth of information on modern-day India. He becomes a wanted man after murdering is master. At no point as a reader was I sympathetic towards Balram. I believe this was done on purpose. In spite of everything, Balram does weave interesting […]
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