- I know why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya AngelouAll great books are great not by virtue of some random review but because they invoke something deep within oneself that otherwise would not have been discovered, be it your inner child, the hopeless romantic or a fearless crusader of justice. I know why the caged bird sings is one such book, one that invokes … Continue reading I know why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
- Last Train to Istanbul – by Ayşe KulinThe Book review of Last Train to Istanbul – by Ayşe Kulin. a good read, light and hearty, but its not the best of Turkish literature, Ayşe Kulin has much promise but the Last Train to Istanbul is not her seminal work by any measure.
- Men Without Women – Haruki MurakamiBook review of Men without women by Haruki Murakami. They revolve around the lives of men who has been left out without women; some willingly chose it and some by the hand of fate.
- The Golden House – Salman RushdieDisappointed, thats is the short and long of it. Coming from Salman Rushdie, The author of books like Haroun and the Sea of Stories and The Midnights children, The Golden house was expected to excite and entice; it was as his books before … Continue reading The Golden House – Salman Rushdie
- Book Review : Bubble Wrap by Kalyani Rao“A daring attempt to depict an overwhelmingly evil, male chauvinistic society” The “Bubble Wrap” is more than anything, the author’s way of coping up with a society that refuses to see women as a living-breathing equivalent of its male counterpart. The praise for the book lies for a daring attempt to depict an overwhelmingly evil, male chauvinistic … Continue reading Book Review : Bubble Wrap by Kalyani Rao
- Book Review : Redemption by Karen Kingsbury“The perfect travel companion, blissfully light and engaging”. Redemption by Karen Kingsbury is the first in the Redemption series, A trilogy revolving around the Baxter family, a highly religious and orthodox family living in Bloomington, Indiana. Redemption, the first book in the series redemption revolves around Kari Baxter. When Kari Baxter finds out that her … Continue reading Book Review : Redemption by Karen Kingsbury
- The Rise of the Sun Prince – Shubha VilasThe Rise of the Sun Prince by Shubha Vilas is essentially the part one (Bala Kanda) of the indian scripture Ramayana as written by the sage Valmiki, mixed with a few anecdotes and embellishments from the Kamba Ramayana (another version of the sacred text). I am not here to write a commentary on the scripture, … Continue reading The Rise of the Sun Prince – Shubha Vilas
- Navigate by Norman Vincent Peale“The best thing to do id to get healed of negatives in life, become filled with faith” hence goes the words by Dr Peale as it appears n the introduction of the book and that exactly is the purpose and vision of the book. He seeks to replace the negativities in life with a positive … Continue reading Navigate by Norman Vincent Peale
- Aisle be Damned by Rishi PiparaiyaRishi Piparaiya has truly outdone himself and has shown himself to be a master of satire. He has shown great care and acute observational skills in picking the most annoying and embarrassing of things that happen in one’s day to day exchange with the airport and it’s queer inhabitants and projected them in a hilarious … Continue reading Aisle be Damned by Rishi Piparaiya
- The Real You by Radhanath SwamiA crispy square book, with crispy pages and intriguing cartoons in it, a fabulous cover with a heart shaped tree and a lot of orange tint in it is what meets the eye when you behold this little book for the first time. The book emanates an aura, an aura of knowledge and wisdom and … Continue reading The Real You by Radhanath Swami
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