On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous | Book Review | From The Corner Table (blog)

Book review: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

Ocean Vuong | 2019 | Semi-autobiographical, literary fiction Once in a while, a book comes along that reminds you why you read. A book that makes the world realise why books must be written, why authors must be celebrated and what beauty the written word holds. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is not a book. It’s a celebration of language,…

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Gift yourself a travel diary

A week ago, I did a few interesting things. I (finally!) started work on a ‘history journal’ project that had been gifted to me three months ago. I was supposed to have given it a long time back but then life happened, priorities changed and the project got delayed. That’s the first interesting thing there, finishing that long-pending project. The second exciting…

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Baku, a potpourri of influences #Chapter I

Hey there. I’m back! Hope you haven’t forgotten me! After all, it’s been a few days since I last posted ‘From The Corner Table’. I know pulling a Houdini is breaking one among the few rules of blogging and I’ve already been at the receiving end of the “you have to be regular” lecture from my parents. My sincere apologies to all of you…