“Small towns are the breeding ground of Indian men to produce more men. Daughters are dowry, menstruation, and questions of morality if they are violated before the nuptial night,” writes Bishweshwar.
“The name of the author overshadows everything else on the cover, even the book’s title, as if he’s announcing, “Isn’t my name enough to pick this up?”” writes Ajinkya Kale.
“Badiou using very simple reasoning wants to shed the myth of living in the moment (Nihilism) or seizing the moment (Capitalism),” Ashu writes.
“Sanjay’s straight talk about his father, his colleagues and his life in cricket might come across as brutal at times, but that’s the charm of honestly,” Nayan Basu writes.
“The fear and darkness of the regime slowly grows on you, but empathy and tenderness are never far behind,” writes Vidya Bhandarkar.
“On the surface, it might look like a crime and suspense thriller. But Suraj manages to infuse subtle humour throughout the novel to paint an incredibly realistic picture,” Usha Subramanian writes.
“पैंग की कविताएँ बेचैन करती हैं। कवि अपने शहरी जीवन का उत्सव मनाता है और इसी उत्सव की उत्सुकता हमारे एलियनेट होते चले जा रहे समाज की आस्था को ललकारती है,” सौरभ राय लिखते हैं।