Myth = Mithya A handbook of Indian Mythology by Devdutt Pattanaik

I have been reading Devdutt Pattanaik off and on. I interviewed him long time back after his book Jaya came out. Myth = Mithya had been on my reading list for a while now. Almost a marathon author, Devdutt Pattanaik has become the interpreter of Indian Mythology

James Joseph on Working from God’s Own Home

James Joseph, in my opinion is going to be a trendsetter in bringing back talent to its roots. In his book God’s Own Office, he talks about his experience of working from home in a remote location, which happens to be his hometown for a multi-national company.

Until Death do us Part by Julia Dutta

Julia Dutta presents collection of short stories in a self-published format on Amazon. 17 stories are roughly set around the theme of intimate human relationships – mostly the unspoken ones. Julia talks about relationships that are sometimes forced on one person by the other or exist as

Prince of Gujarat by Rajmohan Gandhi

Rajmohan Gandhi, the author grandson of both Mahatama Gandhi and C Rajgopalachari tells the story of Prince Gopaldas Desai of Kathiawad who was also a leading participant in the freedom movement. I must admit I had never heard of Gopaldas Desai, I do not remember him being

Sahara by Paula Constant

Sahara by Paula Constant is a sequel to her first book Slow Journey South. In the first book, she wrote about her walk from London to Morocco and in Sahara she tells the story of walking through the Sahara desert along with her camels through the countries

Grey Hornbills at Dusk by Bulbul Sharma

Bulbul Sharma – can you have a more appropriate name for a person who writes a book on the birds that she sees around the year in her home city of Delhi! Her passion and compassion for birds comes across so clearly in her writing that you

Iqbal by Zafar Anjum

Reviewing this biography of Iqbal by Zafar Anjum was a challenging task. For I could not really find any fault with the book but for most parts I did not enjoy it either. I picked up the book as I hardly knew anything about Iqbal except his

Daman Singh on writing a family story

Daman Singh is an accomplished author of 4 books – 2 fiction and 2 non-fiction, is daughter of ex-prime minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh and her latest book Strictly Personal – Manmohan & Gursharan  talks about the life of her parents.I had the opportunity of being

India from the foreign Eye

  This book column of mine appeared in C6 Magazine in their May 2014 issue. Books featured in this article focussed on the books written by foreigners in India: A Strange Kind of paradise by Sam Miller Henna for the Broken Heart by Sharell Cook Delhi Mostly

Let Me Tell You About Quinta by Savia Viegas

Goa is an intriguing place – on the face of it, it is the land of sun, sand and sea, but scratch the surface and you find stories of its inherent culture – a culture that has undergone many changes with the traders who traded and invaded.

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