Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: Strangers No More by Sanjoy Hazarika

Book Name: Strangers No More Author: Sanjoy Hazarika Publisher: Aleph Rating: 4.6/5 Book Blurb: Over twenty years ago, Sanjoy Hazarika’s first book on the Northeast, Strangers of the Mist, was published to immediate acclaim. Hailed as an exciting, path-breaking narrative…

Digital VS Human (Book Review) by Richard Watson

Book Name: Digital VS Human Author: Richard Watson Publisher: Amaryllis Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: This is one book you need to read to prepare for the world of tomorrow. On most measures that matter, we’ve never had it so good. Physically, life…

A Broken Sun (Book Review) by Aditya Iyengar

Book Name: A Broken Sun Author: Aditya Iyengar Publisher: Rupa Rating: 3.5/5 Book Blurb: In the bloody aftermath of the thirteenth day of the Kurukshetra War, the Pandavas and Kauravas look to avenge their losses. In the Pandava army, a grief-stricken Arjuna…

Book Review: Biswin Sadi Memoirs by Jamil Urfi

Book Name: Biswin Sadi Memoirs Author: Jamil Urfi Publisher: Cinnamon Teal Rating: 3.9/5 Book Blurb: In this memoir, the author recounts his experiences of growing up in Delhi during a period of ‘Biswin Sadi’– the 20th century, when it felt like…

Book Review: When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy

Book Name: When I Hit You Author: Meena Kandasamy Publisher: Juggernaut Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Seduced by politics, poetry and an enduring dream of building a better world together, the unnamed narrator falls in love with a university professor. Moving with him…

Book Review: Mr. Iyer Goes to War by Ryan Lobo

Book Title: Mr. Iyer Goes to War Author: Ryan Lobo Pages: 215 Publisher: Bloomsbury Rating: 3.5/5 Story in a nutshell: Beginning in an old age home located near River Ganges in the city of Varanasi, the novel follows the adventures…

Book Review: Dark Diamond by Shazia Omar

Book Review: Dark Diamond by Shazia Omar Book Name: Dark Diamond Author: Shazia Omar Publisher: Bloomsbury ISBN: 9385936468 Number of Pages: 229 Rating: 3.8/5 Story in a nutshell: ‘All that they cherish shall perish’. Kalinoor, the dark variant of the…

Book Review: Mornings After by Tharun James Jimani

Book Review: Mornings After by Tharun James Jimani Book Name: Mornings After Author: Tharun James Jimani Publisher: Bloomsbury ISBN: 9789385436468 Number of Pages: 266 Overall Rating: 4/5 Reviewed by: Sai Prasanna P. Story in a nutshell: Sonya works in the…