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Book Review: Agents of Change by Mike Thomas

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Book Name: Agents of Change Author: Mike Thomas Publisher: Rupa Genre: Non-fiction/Self-help Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Both at work and at home, our lives are growing more and more hectic and it can be hard to survive, much less thrive,…

The rivalry between Mirza Ghalib and Zauq

It is said that Urdu poetry would be incomplete without two of its biggest pillars, Mir and Mirza Ghalib. Mirza Ghalib was a maverick character and has become immortal among the lovers of Urdu poetry. His status is legendary and…

Book Review: The Microphone Men by Priyadarshi Dutta

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Book Name: The Microphone Men Author: Priyadarshi Dutta Publisher: Indus Source Books Genre: History Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: A gripping accounts of how a few good men, without any inherited authority of military clout, laboured to shape the political destiny…

Book Review: The Shiva Sutras by Ranjit Chaudhri

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Book Name: The Shiva Sutras Author: Ranjit Chaudhri Publisher: Fingerprint Genre: Spirituality Rating: 3.7/5 Book Blurb: As the legend has it, Lord Shiva appeared to Sage Vasugupta in a dream and instructed him to go to a particular stone near…

Book Review: Bathinda to Bangkok by Vibha Batra

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Book Name: Bathinda to Bangkok Author: Vibha Batra Publisher: Bloomsbury Genre: Fiction Rating: 4/5 Book Blurb: Mahi’s back in the pavilion, but, ji, her dreams got mixed with mud. Hopes got crushum-crushed. Heart became pieces-pieces. As if life isn’t tatti enough, one after another new-new siyapas are…