Sunday Reading

 

The Authors- Ismita Tandon Dhanker, Shreya Chatterjee, Rashmi Kumar

 

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Ismita Tandon Dhankher likes to call herself a ‘Lesser known Poetess’ and is passionate about poetry. She graduated from Sophia College, Mumbai and went on to pursue an MBA degree. After a brief but highly successful stint in the forex division of Thomas Cook, Mumbai, Ismita decided writing was her true calling and gave up her management career to become a full-time author.

Her debut novel Love on the Rocks is a romantic thriller that tests the bonds of love and marriage against a backdrop of suspense, intrigue and psychological undercurrents. It is set in the backdrop of a merchant ship ferrying fancy cars and an assorted crew – a beautiful busybody, a flirtatious psycho, an abuse victim and a malicious porn addict. Twenty four men and a lone woman on board the Sea Hyena and the dynamics of it all as bizarre incidents start happening as the ship set sails for Miami – from unhealthy infatuation, to theft, to blackmail to the ultimate crime coldblooded murder and how each of these characters cope with each other and their environment with a killer is on the loose.

The Hindustan Times reviewed Ismita’s book as “A funfiilled read for those who like their whodunnits racy and crisp”. Her book can be bought here.

 

 

 

 

Kolkata based, Shreya Chatterjee is a 25 year old writer. She is a poet at will and a a writer by profession. Shreya has been writing since he school and college days, and has been an ardent member of poemhunter.com, since her college days. A dreamer, wanderer and a blogger at heart, she likes to describe herself as a weaver of words.

Her debut book Musings of a wanderer is a collection of poems that were a part of her blog. Her poem speaks of failing and triumphs; expressions of living moments and of those that are perhaps never to see the light of the day. You will find monsoon peeping, you will find, romance lingering and as a sense of determination that ebbs inside a young mind.

The book goes for its second print within a couple of months of its launch. Her book can be bought here and here.

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Pune born Rashmi Kumar, attended Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University and graduated in English Literature. She later pursued a degree in journalism. Before becoming a writer, Rashmi (among other things) also worked with an NGO. Other than being a full-time journalist, she also spends her time doing a weekly show on the radio and spends most of her Saturdays volunteering at an NGO for the mentally distressed and suicidal. When she is not pursuing these two passions, she takes off to pursue her other calling in life – to travel. Rashmi started her career in journalism in 2002 and currently works with Business India.

Her debut book, Stilettos in the Newsroom is the story of 28-year-old Radhika Kanetkar. From the boulevards of Pune in Western Ghats as a Sub-Editor of an English newspaper, the story meanders through the byzantine lanes of journalism as she takes her baby steps into the world of news, and takes her on to Lutyens’ Delhi. From a Sub-Editor to Features Editor, it is a journey of triumph, anguish, jealousy and of course breaking news but it is also a story that sees Radhika Kanetkar finding her true love Sameer.

In her book, Rashmi presents a candid account of the seven years she has spent in journalism, working with various newspapers. Her book can be bought here .

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