The Covenant of Water

The Covenant of Water - Ode to humanism The difference between him and the leper is no difference at all, they are just manifestations of the universal conciousness. The Covenant of Water is an epic novel that tells the interwoven stories of dozens of characters over eight decades and across multiple continents while centering around a family from southwestern India. As Andrew Solomon wrote in the New York Times Book Review, it is “grand, spectacular, sweeping and utterly absorbing.

April 13, 2024

Tom Lake by Ann Patchett

Immutability and impermeability of change I read Tom Lake by Ann Patchett just 10 days shy of my 40th birthday while isolating myself from my family due to COVID. The timing was impeccable. As I found myself bored and exhausted, my brain yearned for a run on a crisp, sunny Saturday morning, while my legs were content being non-weight bearing on the couch. In our New York City apartment, time felt frozen.

February 1, 2024

2022 Reading Highlights

For the first time, I dedicated significant reading time to science fiction and fantasy novels and novellas in 2022. My historical fantasy was my favorite sub-genre. My book discovery and selection as a nascent sci-fi/fantasy reader relied on Tor Publishing, Hugo Awards, and Nebula Awards Below you can see the some of the series of books I have read and wanted to highlight. Shades of Magic by Victoria Schwab Lady Astronaut Universe Series by Mary Robinette Kowal Dead Djinn Universe by P.

February 19, 2023