book review

A unique novel

A unique novel

Babu Bangladesh! is a brilliant novel written by Numair Atif Choudhury.

It’s your ‘heart’, you decide...

It’s your ‘heart’, you decide...

Sometimes you wish that the movie you are going to watch has everything in it, from action to drama to tragedy to romance and some twists...Read More

Lost in Kashmir

Lost in Kashmir

Any novel set in Kashmir today per force has to grapple with the issue of militancy.

On a quest for happiness? Look within

On a quest for happiness? Look within

The art of meditation has been gaining precedence in our fast-paced culture.

A story about faith and its power

A story about faith and its power

Godmen and conmen are always in the news. They are always topical and the fact that many godmen are conmen makes them newsworthy also.

An informative read

An informative read

When most professionals start reading the book they will think why they did not receive a call from Deepak Parekh, Chairman HDFC Ltd. and...Read More

Book Review of Little Miss Misfit: Dilemmas of a newlywed

Book Review of Little Miss Misfit: Dilemmas of a newlywed

Little Miss Misfit by Amruta Kandurwar, takes you on a roller coaster ride with its main protagonist Rhea who is a young, independent gir...Read More

Book Review of Prodigal: Not an apologist’s account of Islam

Book Review of Prodigal: Not an apologist’s account of Islam

At the outset, it’s imperative to make it clear that the book Prodigal is not an apologist’s account of Islam, though many readers might ...Read More

Tantalising psychological drama

Tantalising psychological drama

You-Jeong Jeong’s first English translation, The Good Son, makes a welcome splash in a market where works ranging from Gillian Flynn’s 20...Read More

How and why of Indian political ‘jugaad’

How and why of Indian political ‘jugaad’

Democracy lies at the very core of every Indian’s DNA, reads the opening line of this book The Verdict.

Sweet tale full of heart

Sweet tale full of heart

Set in the West about two Indian-American familes, the book comes with so many lessons that one can incarnate in their life.

A trip to fantasy world

A trip to fantasy world

The book ‘The Dark Lord’ is an attempt by Nihar Sharma to unite the existing modern world and the mythological empire of heaven and hell.

A Walk to Inspire

A Walk to Inspire

Kavitha Yaga Buggana’s debut book ‘Walking in Clouds’ is a travelogue chronicling the journey to Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, the ...Read More

Triumphing against all odds

Triumphing against all odds

Being a completely disinterested book reviewer, seldom do I recommend any book with euphoric effusiveness.

A serious book, written with lot of passion

A serious book, written with lot of passion

In the middle of 2006, Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officer, Chris Kelly, sent me an email stating that his boss was facing an existential cr...Read More

Being a Muslim in India

Being a Muslim in India

Rakhshanda Jalil’s new book But you don’t look like a Muslim is a collection of 40 essays divided into four sections.

A thoughtful gift to you & me

A thoughtful gift to you & me

I was discussing contraceptives with a group of women, and one young mother named Marianne said, “Do you want to know why I use contracep...Read More

The comedy of errors

The comedy of errors

Authors like Ravinder Singh have undoubtedly got a wider appeal among the youth of our colleges and universities, but their writings have...Read More

A coming-of-age tale

A coming-of-age tale

A Patchwork Family raises pertinent and to some extent disturbing questions about the prevailing legal system in India, the complexity of...Read More

Serves justice and entertainment

Serves justice and entertainment

This latest title in John Grisham’s Theodore Boone series finds its titular 13-year-old protagonist taking on the case of his childhood f...Read More

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