Free Press Journal
  • India’s Most Fearless: True Stories of Modern Military Heroes- Review

    Book Title: India’s Most Fearless: True stories of Modern Military Heroes Author: Shiv Aroor, Rahul Singh Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 272 Price: Rs. 250 India’s Most Fearless: True Stories of Modern Military Heroes gives us glimpse of heroism of Indian defence personnel. The book by Shiv Aroor and Rahul Singh narrates 14 stories of extraordinary courage….

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  • What Happened: Review

    Title: What Happened Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 494 Price: Rs. 699 Hillary Clinton was expected to win the Presidential elections of United States of America (USA) held last year. But, it did not happen. Had she win, she would have been the first woman President of US. Unfortunately, second largest…

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  • We are All Revolutionaries Here: Militarism, Political Islam and Gender in Pakistan- Review

    We are all revolutionaries here: militarism, political Islam and Gender in Pakistan Author: Aneela Zeb Babar Publisher: Sage Pages: 180 Price: Rs. 695 The scenario in Pakistan is a matter of concern and more in case of women. It’s volatile. In 2007, the capital city of Islamabad witnessed baton-wielding girl students of Lal Masjid (Red…

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  • The Future of Indian Economy: Past Reforms and Challenges Ahead- Review

    Title: The Future of Indian Economy:  Past Reforms and Challenges Ahead. Edited by: Yashwant Sinha, Vinay K. Srivastava Publisher: Rupa Price:  Rs. 795   Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha & Vinay K. Srivastava, Dean and Associate Professor, Raffles University, Neemrana, have edited a book The Future of Indian Economy: Past Reforms and Challenges Ahead. The history…

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  • Letters from Kargil: The Kargil War Through Our Soldiers’ Eyes- Review

    Letters from Kargil: The War through Our Soldiers’ Eyes Author: Diksha Dwivedi Publisher: Juggernaut Price: Rs. 250   Diksha Dwivedi tells us the story of the Kargil war through the letters of the soldiers sent to their family members from the battlefield in her book Letters from Kargil: The War through Our Soldiers’ Eyes. The…

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  • Exit West: Review

    Title: Exit West Author: Mohsin Hamid Publisher: Penguin Price: Rs. 599 Exit West is a novel of a young couple who leaves their city in search of a new life. Their city is destroyed by militants. Bombing and killing became part of the life. The city was earlier peaceful. In this unnamed city, Saeed and Nadia…

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  • Migrants, Refugees and the Stateless in South Asia: Review

    Title: Migrants, Refugees and the Stateless in South Asia Author: Partha S. Ghosh Publisher: SAGE Price: Rs. 995 The book Migrants, Refugees and the Stateless in South Asia addresses the important issue of migrants, refugees and stateless people. The author Partha Ghosh has done meticulous research on the complex issue.  It is not a recent phenomenon….

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  • Belief- Review

    Title: Belief Author: Mayank Bhatt Publisher: Mawenzi House Price: Kindle edition Rs. 399 Mayank Bhatt’s debut novel ‘Belief’ is out. Mayank was a journalist in Mumbai and immigrated to Canada in 2008. He witnessed how Mumbai was changing and also how city was getting polarized on the basis of religion. His novel touches the same issue….

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  • Why Gandhi Still Matters: An Appraisal of the Mahatma’s Legacy- Review

    Book Name: Why Gandhi Still Matters: An Appraisal of the Mahatma’s Legacy Author: Rajmohan Gandhi Publisher: ALEPH Price: Rs. 499 Champaran satyagraha took place 100 years ago in April 1917. It was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s first satyagraha and India’s first civil disobedience agitation. He tested British imperialist through farmers’ struggle. He was not Mahatma (Great soul)…

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  • Advice and Dissent: My Life in Public Service- Review

    Title: Advice & Dissent: My Life in Public Service Author: Y V Reddy Publisher: Harper Business Price: Rs. 799 Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) former Governor Y V Reddy’s autobiography Advice & Dissent: My Life in Public Service is significant in various ways. It gives insider’s perspective of how Central Bank of the country operates….

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  • Mr and Mrs Jinnah: The Marriage that Shook India- Review

    Mr and Mrs Jinnah: The Marriage that Shook India Author: Sheela Reddy Publisher: Penguin Viking Price: Rs. 699   Mohammad Ali Jinnah, once a staunch Indian nationalist who transformed into the flag bearer of a separate land for Muslims called Pakistan, has been written about from many different angles. His politics, intransigence on Pakistan, ‘hatred’…

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