Book Review: The Spy and the Traitor

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War by Ben MacintyreMy rating: 5 of 5 stars10 x (James Bond movies) = This one book.James Bond is a fictional British spy. But Oleg Gordievsky is real. His story is way more entertaining, eventful and fascinating.The book references several events in the… Continue reading Book Review: The Spy and the Traitor

Book Review: The Almanack

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness by Eric JorgensonMy rating: 2 of 5 stars I don’t know what to make of this book 😦 I don’t even know whether I am supposed to be entertained or educated. Maybe both. Is this supposed to be a business book or a philosophy… Continue reading Book Review: The Almanack

Pothan’s Obsession with Everyday Things

Note 1: If you are not a Malayalam movie buff, I recommend you skip this post. Malayalam cinema is undergoing a radical change and Pothan team is its harbinger.  What amazes me about Pothan is obsession with making movies revolving around seemingly ordinary, everyday things.Maheshinte Prathikaram  starts with a classic "blue chappal"! Something every Malayali… Continue reading Pothan’s Obsession with Everyday Things