Jamshetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay by Jesse S Palsetia

  Writing a biography is always tricky and it gets very complex when you are writing about a known personality who lived couple of centuries back. There is a public image and public perception since the person lived not too far in the past and some of

Being Hindu by Hindol Sengupta

Being Hindu by Hindol Sengupta raises a lot of questions about Indian society that is as per data dominated by Hindus but we always hear about issues faced by every other community but Hindus. I picked up this book based in author’s interviews in couple of places

There’s more to life than a House in Goa by Heta Pandit

There’s more to life than a House in Goa by Heta Pandit was launched at Goa Arts & Literature Festival and that is where the author very kindly gave this book to me for review. Going by what she read at the launch, the book promised to

The Marble Collector by Cecelia Ahern

The Marble Collector by Cecelia Ahern brings out the world of Marbles & Marble collectors in an intriguing way. We all have played marbles as kids, they are just small glass spheres that we used to hit and with some rules thrown in here and there, they

Best Books of 2015

2015 passed away faster than I could have imagined. There was so much to keep me occupied that it was only when I saw the beginning of December that I sat back to see all that I had done in this year. It was a year when

Who Let Nonu Out? by Anita Nair

In the middle of all the stress in life, to read a kid’s book is an absolute stress buster. You are immersed in an innocent and imaginary world where everything is possible. There are things that faintly resemble the known world but most things are simply out

Let’s Talk in English by Manish Gupta

Let’s Talk in English by Manish Gupta is second book in the series of demystifying English for a common Indian. His first book ‘English Bites! ‘ was a good attempt at giving tips and tricks on picking up the nuances of English language – on small little

My Gita by Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik is a very smart author. He has not only built a huge brand around his work but has also explored multiple channels to reach out to his potential audience – Print Media, Website, Television and of course books. I as a reader find it difficult

Iron Will of Vishwamitra by Sukhi Ram Rawat

Iron will of Vishwamitra by Sukhi Ram Rawat takes you to Vedic era in the land of five rivers – Punjab, that incidentally is divided into many political entities today. He takes us to the era when the land was ruled by kings and tribesmen. When the

Shakti – The Divine Feminine by Anuja Chandramouli

Shakti is the third book I have read by Anuja Chandramouli – first one being Arjuna that I found just ok, then came Kamdeva that I loved and I saw Anuja’s growth as a writer and when Shakti came I wanted to read it both for the

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