Dozakhnama by Rabisankar Bal

MAG Reads

“Every time I have been asked the inescapable question for any avid reader, “What is the best book you have ever read,” I take a walk down my mental library. Truth is, I haven’t read the best book EVER yet, but every phase of life has a favourite and mine is this, truly nothing less than a conversation in hell. When literature brings together Ghalib and Manto beyond the boundaries of time, united in the shared pain of history and hate, only expect magic and pain. If I have to summarise this, I’ll say it minimally. It is Ghalib, it is Manto and it is sweet pain. Always a pleasure returning to a favourite but this may not be the best cure for quarantine blues.” – Eman

A Good Woman by Danielle Steel

“Since I’ve never been a reader, walking into a book store as an adult never felt like walking into a candy store as a kid, but what caught my attention was the book’s title that read, A Good Woman. Having never read a fictional work before,

I had high expectations when I started reading this one by Danielle Steel. And fortunately, I wasn’t disappointed. In fact, I was in awe of how beautifully did the writer introduce one of her most unique and fascinating characters, Annabelle Worthington, a remarkable woman – a good woman – who triumphs against overwhelming odds. More than compelling fiction, Annabelle’s story is a powerful celebration of life, dignity, and courage – and a testament to the human will to survive.”