Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: To Hell and Back by Anurag Anand

Book Name: To Hell and Back Author: Anurag Anand Publisher: Readomania Genre: Fiction Rating: 3/5 Book Blurb: A mindless road-rage incident leaves a young and promising entrepreneur dead. Is it an accident, or a cold-blooded murder, planned to absolute perfection? Namrata, a young…

Book Review: Life after MH370 by K S Narendran

Book Name: Life after MH370: Journey Through a Void Author: K S Narendran Publisher: Bloomsbury Rating: 3.9/5 Book Blurb: There are at least 239 stories waiting to be told at length – those of the families of 239 passengers of MH370, how…

Book Review: Restless Continent by Michael Wesley

Book Name: Restless Continent Author: Michael Wesley Publisher: Duckworth Overlook Rating: 4/5 Book Blurb: Exploring the unprecedented growth of Asia’s economy and what the future may hold – an essential road-map for a region in transition. The world has never seen…

Book Review: The Storm by Arif Anwar

Book Name: The Storm Author: Arif Anwar Publisher: Aleph Genre: Fiction Rating: 3.9/5 Book Blurb: Inspired by the 1970 Bhola cyclone, in which half a million people perished overnight, The Storm seamlessly interweaves five love stories that, together, chronicle sixty years…

Book Review: The Town that Laughed by Manu Bhattathiri

Book Name: The Town that Laughed Author: Manu Bhattathiri Publisher: Aleph Genre: Fiction Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Change is coming to the tranquil town of Karuthupuzha, nestled deep within the lush Kerala countryside. The mighty black river, after which the town is named,…

Book Review: Acid by Sangeetha Sreenivasan

Book Name: Acid Author: Sangeetha Sreenivasan Publisher: Penguin Random House India Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Two striking women, Kamala and Shaly, helm an unusual household, fuelled by their intense, tempestuous romance in a rapidly changing Bangalore. Downstairs, Kamala’s sons take care of…

Book Review: Unfettered Wings by Sana Munir

Book Name: Unfettered Wings Author: Sana Munir Publisher: Rupa Genre: Fiction Rating: 4.2/5 Book Blurb: From the barren dust bowl of Nushki, a small town in Balochistan, to the posh white marble bungalows and magnificent mansions of Lahore, this book captures vignettes…

Book Review: Newsman by Rajdeep Sardesai

Book Name: Newsman: Tracking India in the Modi Era Author: Rajdeep Sardesai Publisher: Rupa Rating: 4/5 Book Blurb: The rise of Narendra Modi has heralded one of the most exciting and contentious periods in Indian politics. From the day he was sworn…

Book Review: The Smelting Cauldron by Raj Raman

Book Name: The Smelting Cauldron Author: Raj Raman Publisher: Rupa Rating: 3.5/5 Book Blurb: The Smelting Cauldron succinctly captures the nuances and challenges of the business environment for Indian SMEs. The eighteen industry accounts in this book are drawn from the author’s…