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Book Review: Like a Bird on the Wire by Chhavi Bhardwaj

Book Name: Like a Bird on the Wire Author: Chhavi Bhardwaj Genre: Fiction Publisher: Amaryllis Rating: 4.4/5 Book Blurb: Nethra Kaul is sharp, efficient, beautiful and single. A quintessential “good girl”, she believes in doing the ‘right thing’, always. Only, her life isn’t…

Book Review: Anon. by Bhavani Iyer

Book Name: Anon. Author: Bhavani Iyer Publisher: Fingerprint Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Welcome to Calcutta of the sixties and the seventies. Meet Debottam, the genius vagabond son of a wealthy zamindar. Meet Urbish, the ambitious dreamer whose father is a fisherman. Walk…

Book Review: Hungry Gods by Richa Lakhera

Book Name: Hungry Gods Author: Richa Lakhera Publisher: Rupa Genre: Fiction Rating: 3.7/5 Book Blurb: Beaten and brutally raped, her body is never found. However, the killers make one mistake. They leave a witness, a witness who has nothing to live…

Book Review: The Mulberry Courtesan by Sikeena Karmali

Book Name: The Mulberry Courtesan Author: Sikeena Karmali Publisher: Aleph Rating: 4.7/5 Book Blurb: In 1857, the shadows are falling thick and fast on what is left of the Mughal empire. The last emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar, is a broken, bitter man…

Bloomsbury to Publish Guru A Long Walk to Success An Autobiography by Narendra Raval & Kailash Mota

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Bloomsbury to Publish Guru A Long Walk to Success An Autobiography by Narendra Raval & Kailash Mota This biography of one of East Africa’s richest industrialists (Top #50 richest men in Forbes Africa 2015 list) leaves an enduring legacy filled with earthy wisdom for young entrepreneurs around the world  who are inspired to follow the great man’s footsteps The journey of a boy…

Book Review: Just Tigers by Jim Corbett

Book Name: Just Tigers Author: Jim Corbett Publisher: Aleph Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Just Tigers brings together all Jim Corbett’s stories about shooting tigers, many of whom were man-eaters. Taken from Man-eaters of Kumaon, The Temple Tiger and More Man-eaters of…

Book Review: Yours Forever by Nimmu

Book Name: Yours Forever Author: Nimmu Publisher: Fingerprint Review: 3.8/5 Book Blurb: What happens when you fall in love with someone who has vowed to never love again? Sneha’s luck is cursed. What she had anticipated to be a joyous ride…