Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay

Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay by Jesse S Palsetia

Writing a biography is always tricky. It gets very complex when you are writing about a known person who lived a couple of centuries...
Strictly Personal - Manmohan & Gursharan by Daman Singh

Strictly Personal – Manmohan & Gursharan by Daman Singh

Manmohan Singh is a public figure we hardly know anything about except his public persona. And his image as an upright academic turned bureaucrat...

The Prithviwallahas by Shashi Kapoor, Deepa Gahlot

In my series of biographies, this one The Prithviwallahas is of a different kind. As this is not a biography of a person, but...

The Music Room by Namita Devidayal

My journey with biographies seems to go on. This time it actually happened unknowingly. I got this book The Music Room as a gift. And...
Flame by Nelofer Currimbhoy

Flame by Nelofer Currimbhoy – Book Review

An indulgent daughter sits down to write the story, Flame, of her incredible mother. A mother who is only about 16 years older to...
Karmayogini – Life of Ahilyabai Holkar by Vijaya Jahagirdar

Karmayogini – Life of Ahilyabai Holkar by Vijaya Jahagirdar

After visiting places like Varanasi and Gaya, I learned about the restoration work that Ahilyabai Holkar of Indore and Maheshwar had done. Then I...

Need Ka Nirmaan Fir by Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Need Ka Nirmaan Fir is the second book in the 4 volume series of Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s biography. I read the first volume more...
God’s Own Office

God’s Own Office by James Joseph

This small little book God’s Own Office is probably an indicator of the times to come. Where some of us, if not most, would...

M S Subbulakshmi Kunjamma Ode to a Nightingale by Lakshmi Vishwanathan

This small coffee table book Kunjamma Ode to a Nightingale chronicles the life of M S Subbulakshmi, the most celebrated classical singer of 20th...
The Bad Boys of Bokaro Jail by Chetan Mahajan

The Bad Boys of Bokaro Jail by Chetan Mahajan

A highly educated corporate executive ends up in Jail. Far away from his home. For no fault of his and spends about 30 odd...