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Chronicler’s Daughter by Kishore Thukral

The recent furore created in Egypt by the conscious common man, protesting against the tyrannical rule of Hosni Mobarak and later the euphoria of liberated Egyptians on being successful in throwing over the three decades old dictator grabbed the eyeballs all over the world and the newspapers and channels were […]

by February 16, 2011 Review
The Great Indian Novel by Shashi Tharoor

The Great Indian Novel by Shashi Tharoor

There are very few books, whose very title tells a story. The Great Indian Novel by Shashi Tharoor is one such rarity. It is based on our GREAT epic Mahabharta, is very INDIAN in character and indeed a NOVEL (though not so noble) attempt by our cattle-class-conscious, suave, charismatic, yet […]

by February 4, 2011 Review
The Wisdom of Forgiveness (Dalai Lama)

The Wisdom of Forgiveness (Dalai Lama)

When I first picked up The Wisdom of Forgiveness, I was not really sure, how it would be. But having seen the attitude and behavior of Dalai Lama (through television of course), I was quite sure that it would be an interesting and educating read, and I wasn’t disappointed. The […]

by January 24, 2011 Review
Entrepreneur Journeys by Sramana Mitra

Entrepreneur Journeys by Sramana Mitra

Being a first generation entrepreneur, I am always interested in reading stories about other entrepreneurs, since most often than not, they contain invaluable life lessons, which at times come in quite handy. So when I saw Entrepreneur Journeys Volume 1 (How To Stop Looking For A Job), written by Sramana […]

by January 15, 2011 Review
See Paris for Me by Priti Aisola

See Paris for Me by Priti Aisola

I have finally finished ‘See Paris for me’ today and I am feeling very relieved. Before I share my views, lets take a sneak peek into this story about Sadhavi – a traditional, educated, dutiful wife of Raghav, a high ranking officer posted in Paris. Sadhavi is a creative person, […]

by January 6, 2011 Review
Nine Lives by William Dalrymple

Nine Lives by William Dalrymple

Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India, is yet another travel book on India by William Dalrymple, whom I have come to respect and admire, after reading his various other books on the Indian Sub-Continent and thankfully, this book is no different! Of course where it does […]

by December 23, 2010 Review

A House For Mr. Biswas by V.S. Naipaul

I wanted to read ‘A House for Mr. Biswas’ for quiet a long time. One of the primary reasons for my interest was that I found the title intriguing enough. My speculation was that it is a story about a home less wanderer or a perennial tenant, who is made […]

by December 10, 2010 Review

Mistress of Spices by Chitralekha Banerjee

Time is difficult to understand. If your heart is set on something, it simply flies by and makes you feel as if you were engrossed for only a moment, but a boring activity makes it stretch indefinitely. Well, for me, the way time has behaved becomes an important factor in […]

by October 24, 2010 Review