Book Review - Why I Killed the Mahatma by Koenraad Elst

Why I Killed the Mahatma by Koenraad Elst

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Why I killed the Mahatma by Koenraad Elst is a thorough analysis of the last speech by Nathuram Godse in the court. I had...
Banaras - City of Light

Banaras City of Light by Diana L Eck

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Banaras City of Light by Diana L Eck is the most authoritative contemporary book on Varanasi. You look for books on Kashi and this...
Talking History – Romila Thapar With Ramin Jahanbegloo and Neeladri Bhattacharya

Talking History – Romila Thapar with Ramin Jahanbegloo, Neeladri Bhattacharya

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Romila Thapar is the big name among historian in India. She has been responsible for the history we read in school. I have personally...
The Ocean of Churn by Sanjeev Sanyal

The Ocean of Churn by Sanjeev Sanyal

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The Ocean of Churn by Sanjeev Sanyal attempts to expand the horizon of his earlier book 'The Land of Seven Rivers'. I had quite...
The Lost Generation by Nidhi Dugar Kundalia

The Lost Generation by Nidhi Dugar Kundalia

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The Lost Generation by Nidhi Dugar Kundalia chronicles the professions that used to be mainstream. But are on the verge of dying. Some of...
Book Review - Where Stones Speak by Rana Safvi

Where Stones Speak by Rana Safvi

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Mehrauli is the oldest living city, within the current city of Delhi. In my last stint in Delhi from 2009-11, I  used to walk...
Book Review - A History of the world in Twelve Maps by Jerry Brotton

A History of the World in Twelve Maps by Jerry Brotton

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A History of the World in Twelve Maps is a difficult book to review. It is meant for the cartographers to understand the roots...
At home by Bill Bryson

At Home by Bill Bryson – Book Review

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At Home by Bill Bryson is a mammoth book. It takes you around the world, across the eras without really stepping out of the...
Letters for a Nation Jawaharlal Nehru

Letters for a Nation from Jawaharlal Nehru by Madhav Khosla

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From 1947 to 1963, Jawaharlal Nehru was the prime minister of India. He had a tough task to lay the ground for a new...
The Last King in India - Wajid Ali Shah by Rosie Llewellyn-Jones

The Last King in India – Wajid Ali Shah by Rosie Llewellyn-Jones

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Biographies of historical figures stitched together using the material available with a bit of imagination acting as a thread can be very interesting -...

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