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Book Review: Why Scams Are Here To Stay by N. Ram

Book Name: Why Scams Are Here To Stay Author’s Name: N. Ram Publisher: Aleph Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Corruption in India today is pervasive, omnipresent and diverse, covering every branch of the Indian state and key sectors of the economy. Far from declining…

Book Review: The Black Tiger by Srijan Pal Singh

Book Name: The Black Tiger Author: Srijan Pal Singh Publisher: Fingerprint Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: The Black Tiger is a product of a lucid research into the complicated world of black money—its mechanisms, its movement, and its soft spots. A…

NAW Interview with Kanishka Gupta

Kanishka Gupta is a literary agent, author and consultant. He is the founder of Writer’s Side, the largest literary agency and consultancy in South Asia. In less than seven years since forming Writer’s Side, he has represented more than 400…

Book Review: 30 Second Thrillers by K.V. Sridhar

Book Name:  30 Second Thrillers Author: K.V. Sridhar Publisher: Bloomsbury Rating: 4.7/5 Book Blurb:  The book will be a landmark in itself because it will be the first to cover behind the scenes of every loved ad, right from the…

Book Review: The Lovers by Amitava Kumar

Book Name: The Lovers Author: Amitava Kumar Publisher: Aleph Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: The Lovers is about a man in search of a love story. This man, our narrator, is Kailash—a new immigrant, eager to shine. His friends teasingly call him…

Book Review: I Quit! Now What? by Zarreen Khan

Book Name: I Quit! Now What? Author: Zarreen Khan Publisher: Amaryllis Manjul Genre: Fiction Rating: 4.7/5 Book Blurb: Nimisha is exhausted. Of endless weekdays, working weekends, making presentations, working with complicated Excel sheets, handling a boss with time-management issues and the…