Startup Capitals by Zafar Anjum

Startup Capitals by Zafar Anjum started on such a high note that I felt a pang of envy, for this is the kind of book I would have wanted to write. It spoke about the competitiveness of various startup cities across the world and what makes them

Letters for a Nation by Jawaharlal Nehru Ed by Madhav Khosla

1947 to 1963, Jawaharlal Nehru was the prime minister of India and with a tough task to lay the ground for a new country, to bring together hundreds of princely states, to deal with the new & bitter neighbor, to deal with the wars that followed and

The Black Hill by Mamang Dai

Mamang Dai is the most celebrated writer from the state of Arunachal Pradesh. I have visited Arunachal Pradesh once and I think it is the most beautiful place I have ever visited – nowhere else have I seen such thick forests. I got to interact with local

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

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