“It was a time when people didn’t ask as many questions. That was the time it was.”
This book will take you to another place: one you don’t often go to or may never have been. Prepare yourself: check out the Index on the first page.
1. Martin John has made mistakes. 2. Check […]
“I was used to people looking at her. It had happened often in Pátzcuaro. Maribel had the kind of beauty that reduced people to simpletons. Once upon a time grown men would break into smiles as she walked past. The boys in her school would come to the house, shoving each other awkwardly when I […]
“One day I’ll grow up, I’ll be a beautiful woman. One day I’ll grow up, I’ll be a beautiful girl. But for today, I am a child. For today, I am a boy.” __ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS, “For Today I Am A Boy”
The above is the epigraph for this book. Here are some words […]
“Walking home from the soccer field, I dragged my feet and looked at my family. Though my skin was lighter than Sadhana’s and grew even paler in the winter, Mama said I was my father’s daughter, since I had Papa’s full lips and cheeks, his large brown eyes, his propensity for sweets, and a love […]
My Journey: A Memoir, was, for me, the most inspiring non-fiction work that I have read in many months. It is not that I demand inspiration from my reading but, when it comes as part of the package, it is a rare gift. This book provided that many times over. It is way beyond […]