The Crimson Throne by Sudhir Kakar

I have read two earlier works of Sudhir, Ecstasy & Mira and the Mahatma. I do not remember much about the first one. But...

Immortals of Meluha by Amish – Part I of Shiva Trilogy

Imagine the classic Indian tale of Shiva Parvati being told in a rational and logical way in the language that is colloquial and contemporary. While...

The Englishman’s Cameo by Madhulika Liddle

Imagine the lives of people in the times of Shahjahan. When the city of Shahjahanabad had just been set up. And the court moved...

Delhi a Novel by Khushwant Singh

I picked up this book Delhi a Novel in my quest to read about Delhi, and I knew the author is someone who has...

Twilight in Delhi by Ahmed Ali

Ahmed Ali was a Delhi based author poet and diplomat. Born in the first decade of the 20th century, he was witness to the changes...

Yayati: A Classic Tale of Lust by V S Khandekar

Tales from Mahabharata have this quality that you can read them over and over again. Every time you read them you get more drawn...

The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Mahabharata is probably the most complete text in the sense that it contains all possible human emotions. All possible complex situations and dilemmas that...

Andha Yug by Dharamvir Bharti

The book Andha Yug is written as a poem cum drama. Dialogues are somewhere between a poem and prose. The whole book is about...

Mira and the Mahatma by Sudhir Kakar

Mira and the Mahatma by Sudhir Kakar - the title gives the impression of Mira’s story. In Fact, it is the story of a...

Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

The Vinci Code by Dan Brown had been with me for quite some time now. But somehow I have not read it. And then I...