Book Review

Source: Alfred A. Knopf Publishing (2021); Book: Things We Lost to the Water (2021).

Book Title

Things We Lost to the Water

Author

Eric Nguyen

Publisher

Alfred A. Knopf

Year

2021


My Graduate Life and Quest for Knowledge

An International Graduate Student’s Perceptions

In-flight study life (Singapore Airlines). Photo Credit: Author

I belong to a Bengali middle-class family where my erudite, bookish and ‘very sincere’ parents always endeavor to make me comprehend that without a ‘sincere’ academic life, I cannot achieve the desired aims in my life.

My efforts, in tandem with their die-hard sincerity, paved me to enroll in the…


Travel Story

The Singapore Strait is approximately seventy one miles long in length and located among Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

This Strait connects the Strait of Malacca and the South China Sea.

Photo Copyright Rubaiyat Rahman

The Singapore Strait divides the island of Singapore from the Indonesian archipelago.


Rewarding Active Writers in the Partner Program

Photo by Chris Spiegl on Unsplash

Since 2017, the Partner Program of the Medium has been motivating writers in contributing resourceful essays and stories.

Last month, the Medium shared through an announcement that it is going to bring changes in the existing Partner Program.

Today, on August 11 of 2021, the Medium has updated its MPP…


Book Review

Source: Little, Brown Group Book.

Book Title

Coromandel: A Personal History of South India

Author

Charles Allen

Publisher

Little, Brown Book Group

Year

2017


6-Word Photo Story Summer Challenge

Photo Credit: Rubaiyat Rahman : Location: Louisiana, USA.

Classroom Waiting for Fall 2021 Term

The upcoming Fall 2021 brings on many emotions to both teachers and students.

Due to Covid-19 Pandemic, many students could not get the vibe of in-campus class experiences in last Fall 2020.

Therefore, many are eagerly waiting for Fall 2021.

Best wishes to all for the Fall 2021 term.


Book Summary

Photo by Library of Congress on Unsplash

Book Title:

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Author

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Publisher

Simon & Schuster

Year

2006

Rubaiyat Rahman

A South Asian Academic, Book Reviewer, Maritime & International Affairs Analyst. Rubaiyat loves to wade across the universe of Reading and Writing.

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