Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: Seven Sundays by Shouvik Banerjee

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Book Name: Seven Sundays Author: Shouvik Banerjee Pubisher: Hay House Genre: Self-help/Fiction Rating: 4.6/5 Book Blurb: Sometimes it takes falling apart before falling into place Seven Sundays chronicles the story of 40-year-old Alok, who, despite all his efforts, finds himself…

Book Review: The Shooting Star by Shivya Nath

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Book Name: The Shooting Star: A Girl, Her Backpack and the World Paperback Author: Shivya Nath Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Penguin Rating: 4.5/5 Book Blurb: Shivya Nath quit her corporate job at age twenty-three to travel the world. She gave up her…

Book Review: Once Upon A Life by Temsula Ao

Book Name: Once Upon A Life, Burnt Curry and Bloody Rags A Memoir Author: Temsula Ao Publisher: Zubaan Genre: Memoir Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Born in 1945 in the Assamese town of Jorhat, Temsula Ao lost both her parents in…

Book Review: Fix It With Food by Kavita Devgan

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Book Name: Fix It With Food: Superfoods To Become Super Healthy Author: Kavita Devgan Publisher: Rupa Genre: Non-fiction/Health Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: What if you could simply eat your way to a longer, healthier life? What if there was a…

Book Review: Backstage by Montek Singh Ahluwalia

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Book Name: Backstage: The Story Behind India’s High Growth Years Author: Montek Singh Ahluwalia Publisher: Rupa Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 3.7/5 Book Blurb: Tracing the spectacular trajectory of ahluwalia’s life from its humble beginnings in Secunderabad to the corridors of power…

Book Review: The Fragile Thread of Hope by Pankaj Giri

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Book Name: The Fragile Thread of Hope Author: Pankaj Giri Publisher: Fingerprint Genre: Fiction Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: In the autumn of 2012, destiny wreaks havoc on two unsuspecting people—soham and Fiona. Although his devastating past involving his brother still…

Book Review: Jennifer by Nandita Puri

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Book Name: Jennifer Author: Nandita Puri Publisher: Rupa Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 4.5/5 Book Blurb: Seattle, Washington, 1990. It was a cold February day when eight-year-old Jennifer ‘Pinky’ Francis stepped on the American soil for the first time, little knowing that…

Book Review: Ghosts of the Silent Hills

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Book Name: Ghosts of the Silent Hills Author: Anita Krishan Publisher: Fingerprint Genre: Fiction Rating: 3.8/5 Book Blurb: The dead do not rest till they get what they want. You have arrived in the hills. In here, you are surrounded…

Book Review: Cliffhangers by Sabin Iqbal

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Book Name: Cliffhangers Author: Sabin Iqbal Publisher: Aleph Book Company Genre: Fiction Rating: 4.9/5 Book Blurb: On New Year’s Eve, a tourist is raped in Kadaloor, a tranquil fishing village on the southern coast of the country. The chief suspects…

Book Review: Delhi: A History by Manisha Choudhary

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Book Name: Delhi: A History Author: Manisha Choudhary Publisher: Rupa Genre: Non-fiction/history Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Delhi: A History is a historical portrait of a city whose past has reference in mythology and whose present is rooted in modernity. A…