Free Press Journal
  • The Burning Forest: India’s War in Bastar- Review

    The Burning Forest: India’s War in Bastar Author: Nandini Sundar Published: 2016 ISBN No: 9789386228000 Pages: 432 pages Price: Rs 699 Publisher: Juggernaut “Indeed, if we identify tyranny as the government that is not held to give account of itself, rule by Nobody is clearly the most tyrannical of all, since there is no one…

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  • Tagore’s Ideas of the New Woman: The Making and Unmaking of Female Subjectivity- Review

    Title: “Tagore’s Ideas of a New Women: The Making and Unmaking of Female Subjectivity”. Edited by Chandrava Chakravarthy and Sneha Kar Chaudhuri ISBN No: 978-93 81345-16-0(HB) Published in 2017 Pages: 276 Publisher: Sage Books Price: Rs 850 (Hard Cover) Discussions on Tagore’s portrayal is highly relevant for contemporary times. Mrinmoyee from Sampati, Charulata from A Broken…

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  • Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong – and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Story- Review

    “Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong… and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Story” by Angela Saini. Published: 2017 ISBN No: 978-0-00-817202-2 Pages: 288 Publisher: 4th Estate, Harper Collins Price: 499 The book is a powerful explanation of gender biased accounts of science that continues to shape our social and intellectual lives. The book deflates the…

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  • Master on Masters- Review

    “Master on Masters” by Amjad Ali Khan. Published: 2017 ISBN No: 978-0-670-08954-3 Pages: 122 Publisher: Penguin Random House India Price: 499 ‘Master of Masters’ is a collection of short accounts by SarodMaestroo Shri Amjad Ali Khan’s relationship with twelve great musicians of his times. The author explains his and his father’s ties with great musicians…

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  • From East to West: Narrating traditional Indian stories

    “And Gazelle’s Leaping” by Sudhin N Ghosh. Published: 2017 ISBN No: 978-93-86338-22-8 Pages: 207 Publisher: Speaking Tiger Publishing Private Limited Price: 299 “Cradle of the Clouds” by Sudhin N Ghosh. Published: 2017 ISBN No: 978-938-6338259 Pages: 288 Publisher: Speaking Tiger Publishing Private Limited Price: 299 “The Vermillion Boat”  by Sudhin N Ghosh. Published: 2017 ISBN No: 978-93-86338-58-7 Pages:…

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  • Lucknow: The City of Heritage and Culture- Review

    “Lucknow: The City of Heritage and Culture” Author:  Vipul Varshney . Photographs: Ajaish Jaiswal Published: 2017 ISBN No: 978-93-85285-52-3 Pages: 280 Publisher: Niyogi Books Price: 2500 Lucknow: The City of Heritage and Culture is a celebration of the splendour of the city of palaces, gardens and popularly called the city of Nawabs. The nostalgic photographic journey of…

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  • Hindu Mythology in Contemporary Popular Writings: Revisionist or Revivalist?

    Roll of Dice: Duryodhana’a Mahabharata. Ajaya By Anand Neelkanthan Publisher: Leadstart   Jaya                                                                      The Shiva Trilogy By Devdutt Pattanaik                                           By Amish Tripathi Publisher: Penguin India                                      Publisher: Westland   The Krishna Key                                                  Kaurava (The Aryavarta Chronicles) By Krishna Udayasankar                                      By Ashwin Sanghi Publisher: Hachetter India Local                          Publisher: Westland Ltd.   Several popular and best…

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