Draupadi – The Tale of an Empress by Saiswaroopa Iyer

Draupadi The Tale of an Empress by Saiswaroopa Iyer

Draupadi is the central character of Mahakavya Mahabharata. She is probably the strongest, most complex and most studied character after Krishna himself. No wonder...
The Last Avatar by Vishwas Mudagal

The Last Avatar – Age of Kalki by Vishwas Mudagal

The Last Avatar is the first book in the planned trilogy ‘Age of Kalki’ by author Vishwas Mudagal. I had earlier read his debut...
Ashtamahishi – The Eight Wives of Krishna by Radha Viswanath

Ashtamahishi – Eight Wives of Krishna by Radha Viswanath

Ashtamahishi - The Eight wives of Krishna promised to give insights into a space that is not said elaborately in scriptures. Most people would...
Shambuka Rama - Three Tales Retold by Mukunda Rao

Shambuka Rama Three tales retold by Mukunda Rao

Shambuka Rama by Mukunda Rao revisits the three episodes from the epics Mahabharata and Ramayana. You probably heard of them in passing as a...
Trade Winds of Meluhha by Vasant Dave

Trade Winds to Meluhha by Vasant Dave

Trade Winds to Meluhha came to me for review long time back. On a recent trip, I pulled it up on my Kindle to...
ugandhar by Shivaji Sawant

Yugandhar by Shivaji Sawant – Book Review

I bought Yugandhar way back in 2003 when it first came in Hindi edition. I knew it would demand a lot of time given...
Sacked! Folktales you can carry around by Deepa Agarwal

Sacked! Folktales you can carry around by Deepa Agarwal

Some time back I compiled a list of Children’s books by Indian Authors and consciously started looking for the books that can feature there....
Missing by Sumana Roy

Missing A Novel by Sumana Roy – Book Review

Missing is the second book by Sumana Roy. Last year I had read her ‘How I became a tree’ and simply loved it. The...
Keepers of the Kalachakra by Ashwin Sanghi

Keepers of the Kalachakra by Ashwin Sanghi

Keepers of the Kalachakra takes you exactly where Ashwin Sanghi is expert at taking you – the intersection of religion, philosophy, politics, society. He...
Globetrotting for Love and Other Stories from Sakhalin Island by Ajay Kamalakaran

Globetrotting for Love & Other Stories from Sakhalin Island by Ajay Kamalakaran

I had never heard of Sakhalin Islands until I received the email from Ajay Kamalakaran, the author of Globetrotting for Love & Other Stories...