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Book Review: A Sweet Deal by Andaleeb Wajid

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Book Name: A Sweet Deal Author: Andaleeb Wajid Publisher: Fingerprint Genre: Romance Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Say hi to Rumana. A freshly minted (baked?) chef who decides to trade her powersuit for chef’s whites to live her dream of owning…

Top 10 Non-fiction Books of 2019

Here are the top 10 non-fiction books of 2019. 10. DIPA KARMAKAR by Bishweshwar Nandi, Digvijay Singh Deo and Vimal Mohan This fascinating memoir of Dipa’s incredible journey from Tripura, an almost forgotten sporting outpost, to Rio de Janeiro, the…

Book Review: New Kings of the World by Fatima Bhutto

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Book Name: New Kings of the World Author: Fatima Bhutto Publisher: Aleph Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 3.8/5 Book Blurb: There is a vast cultural movement emerging from the Global South and sweeping all before it. India’s Shah Rukh Khan, after all,…

Book Review: Gunboat Jack by Timeri N. Murari

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Book Name: Gunboat Jack Author: Timeri N. Murari Publisher: Aleph Genre: Fiction Rating: 4/5 Book Blurb: Based on a real-life character, a legendary American boxer who lived in Bangalore in the 1960s and the 1970s, Timeri N. Murari’s novel tells…