The Peacock Throne by Sujit Saraf

I got this book The Peacock Throne as a birthday gift less than 2 months back. Looking at the size of the book, I...

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

I believe this is the first English novel written by and about Afghans and Afghanistan. For the first novel, this is a pretty well-written...

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

I read this book The Da Vinci Code over this weekend. Probably about 2-3 years later than most people would have read it. I...

The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera

The Book of Laughter and Forgetting is the first Milan Kundera book that I have read. And when I sit to write the review,...

The Fifth Mountain by Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho wrote a book called ‘Alchemist’ and he should have stopped there. But I guess the book was so well accepted (it deserved...

Earning the Laundry Stripes by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

I read this book Earning the Laundry Stripes because I happened to meet the author at the book launch event that she conducted in...

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...

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

The story is like a sketch of immigrant lives and the generations thereof. I think in the recent past enough ink has been spent...

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

Kafka on the Shore is the first Murakami book I have read. I also read fiction after a long time. The book follows an...

The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession by Paulo Coelho

The Zahir is a typical Paulo Coelho book. Based on a particular country and its mysticism and the messages it gives. This time it...