Category Archives: US

Conversations for the End of our Lives – Reflections on Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

My friend and I frequent a quaint little café near our apartment in Columbus because of a delicious coffee beverage called the Vienna Kaffee. We also call this café as the ‘Old People’s Café’ because whenever we visit this café, … Continue reading

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Of Promises and Disappointments: The House on Carnaval Street

It is unfortunate that a promising book turns out to be a tacky read within just the first 10 pages. An encouraging title, a quirky front cover, and an enticing summary that hinted at a charming travelogue-memoir-esque tale led me … Continue reading

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The Calcutta Chromosome

Again, from the past in an attempt to consolidate my reflections on books that I have read over the years. This book was and remains, singularly, one of the most brilliant books that I have ever read. The Calcutta Chromosome. … Continue reading

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