“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।
‘To date we did not know how many species of birds are exactly known to occur in India. But that’s not the case anymore,’ Arun Bhatia writes.
“We are yet to find a Hrishikesh Mukherjee in our times,” writes Prakash Gowda.
“Ambai’s women come in all hues. They aren’t heroic caricatures. All of them struggle against, succumb to and overcome real pressures of everyday life,” writes Carol D’Souza.