Jasmine Days by Benyamin, translated by Shahnaz Habib

This book is the winner of the JCB Prize for literature 2018, and was the book of the month pick of a book tube channel that I follow, Books On Toast. I had bought this book from a indie bookstore in Pune a few months back, and as luck would have it, I was ableContinue reading “Jasmine Days by Benyamin, translated by Shahnaz Habib”

Book Review: Two books in translation, two different perspectives

I just finished reading two books that were translated from other languages to English, and enjoyed both. However, the second one made me laugh and resonated with me more than the first one. So, here are my thoughts on each book:) In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri- Translated from Italian to English (Translator: Ann Goldstein) IContinue reading “Book Review: Two books in translation, two different perspectives”