TMF Haiku Club
  • Strong Females, but are they yet the Norm? A Look at the Harry Potter series

    Fantasy Fiction has brought forth memorable female characters that have been revered and idealized respectively by male and female readers. A reason behind their popularity, however, is that they stand out from the rest of a book’s characters, which is a result of their number not being very high. The question then is, why are… Read More…

    Strong Females, but are they yet the Norm? A Look at the Harry Potter series
  • Double Trouble: Finding Macbeth in Harry Potter

    The famous song ‘Double Trouble’ from the movie adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, composed by John Williams, gets its lyrics from Shakespeare’s iconic play – Macbeth (1606). When these two great works full of magic and mayhem are brought together, the “trouble” is bound to get “doubled” and the parallels between… Read More…

    Double Trouble: Finding Macbeth in Harry Potter
  • Split: A Novel by Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan

      Over the last decade or so, urban India has developed a wide readership for books specifically written for teenagers. A large percent of these books were written by American or European writers such as Meg Cabot, Stephanie Meyer etc. who have gained huge profits due to the massive popularity of the genre. The scene… Read More…

    Split: A Novel by Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan
  • Book Alert: Dreamcatcher, by Rosheena Zehra

    Rosheena Zehra is your average, Delhi-girl-next-door, graduating from DU and then Jamia Milia Islamia, and going on to work as a journalist at The Quint. She looks bubbly, intelligent and glows from a mile away when she smiles. Except that she’s not your girl-next-door- she’s a published author whose book, Dreamcatcher, published by Storymirror, just… Read More…

    Book Alert: Dreamcatcher, by Rosheena Zehra