The Delhi that No-One Knows by R V Smith

The Delhi that No-One Knows ‘can fit in your pocket’ size book is big enough to invoke romantic interest in Delhi. In less than...
Land of the Seven Rivers by Sanjeev Sanyal

Land of the Seven Rivers by Sanjeev Sanyal

Land of the Seven Rivers or Sapta-Sindhu, that is how India has always been known. Despite its ever-changing political borders. Despite rulers who came...

The Ajanta Caves by Benoy K Behl

I read this book The Ajanta Caves as part of my readings for the Indian Art and Culture course that I am currently pursuing...
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...
At home by Bill Bryson

At Home by Bill Bryson – Book Review

At Home by Bill Bryson is a mammoth book. It takes you around the world, across the eras without really stepping out of the...
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...
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...
Finding Forgotten Cities by Nayanjot Lahiri

Finding Forgotten Cities by Nayanjot Lahiri

Historian Nayanjot Lahiri traces the history of the discovery of Indus Valley Civilization. Most of us only know in one sentence that John Marshall...
Letters for a Nation Jawaharlal Nehru

Letters for a Nation from Jawaharlal Nehru by Madhav Khosla

From 1947 to 1963, Jawaharlal Nehru was the prime minister of India. He had a tough task to lay the ground for a new...
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...

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