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These days Gujarati writer Dhruv Bhatt is my favorite. After reading is book ' Akoopar'  sometime ago, I read his book ' Na Iti'. Was moved by his simple writing and amazing, yet worth pondering thoughts. Currently reading Ben Carson's 'Gifted Hands'. America's celebrated surgeon. There is a movie also with the same name.  It's been almost 4 months of this COVID-19 induced lockdown. We have been majorly indoors during this period, except for me going to office or for buying some household necessities. However, eventually I feel it is good for health as we have stopped eating outside food and also economical in the sense that there's no unnecessary going out. But it has other drawbacks like less exercise to the body and thus in turn, weight gain. We have been using terrace as a place to unwind and exercise. Also, Rivanshi can play there. She's accustomed to play on the terrace instead of park. But yesterday, just for a change, I took her out f

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After reading Krishnayan, read Rahul Pandita's 'Our Moon Has Blood Clots'. Amazing read and was moved by reading the plight of Kashmiri Pandit's. A few months back I'd also read a similar book by Bashrat Peer 'Curfewed Nights', which was from the viewpoint of a Kashmiri Muslim. Now will start reading Dhruv Bhatt's 'Na Iti'. Coronavirus is now in nearby houses as well. Also, in office 2-3 persons are affected. Luckily, I didn't had much interaction with them.