The East India Company by Gurcharan Das, Tirthankar Roy

The East India Company by Gurcharan Das, Tirthankar Roy

The East India Company is the third book in the series ‘The Story of Indian Business’. It takes you through the journey of probably...
The Ocean of Churn by Sanjeev Sanyal

The Ocean of Churn by Sanjeev Sanyal

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

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

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

Banaras City of Light by Diana L Eck

Banaras City of Light by Diana L Eck is the most authoritative contemporary book on Varanasi. You look for books on Kashi and this...
The Case for India by Will Durant

The Case for India by Will Durant – Book Review

Written in 1930, at the peak of Indian freedom struggle, by a visiting American historian - this is book The Case for India, that...
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

What a book! A Short History of Nearly Everything takes you through the history of the world. Or should I say universe, as it...
Book Review - Why I Killed the Mahatma by Koenraad Elst

Why I Killed the Mahatma by Koenraad Elst

Why I killed the Mahatma by Koenraad Elst is a thorough analysis of the last speech by Nathuram Godse in the court. I had...
Arthashastra - The Science of Wealth by Thomas R Trautmann

Arthashastra – The Science of Wealth by Thomas R Trautmann

This small book tries to bring the mighty Arthashastra to you and does so very effectively. It does not take you through the academic...
Book Review - A History of the world in Twelve Maps by Jerry Brotton

A History of the World in Twelve Maps by Jerry Brotton

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

Indian Mansions by Sarah Tillotson

During my walks around Delhi, the Havelis or the Indian Mansions in the narrow lanes that we call Galis, have always intrigued me. I...