Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: Politic Shock by Meghnad Desai

Book Name: Politicshock: Trump, Modi, Brexit and the Prospect for Liberal Democracy Author: Meghnad Desai Publisher: Rupa Rating: 4.5/5 Book Blurb: Recent events around the world have shaken old certainties. Questions are being asked about the survival of the Liberal Order,…

Book Review: 50 Cups of Coffee by Khushnuma Daruwala

Book Name: 50 Cups of Coffee: The Woes and Throes of Finding Mr Right Author: Khushnuma Daruwala Publisher: Penguin Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: A rip-roaring and charming account of dating in India. Dating is an undeniably daunting task, especially when you…

Book Review: Why Scams Are Here To Stay by N. Ram

Book Name: Why Scams Are Here To Stay Author’s Name: N. Ram Publisher: Aleph Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Corruption in India today is pervasive, omnipresent and diverse, covering every branch of the Indian state and key sectors of the economy. Far from declining…

Book Review: The Black Tiger by Srijan Pal Singh

Book Name: The Black Tiger Author: Srijan Pal Singh Publisher: Fingerprint Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: The Black Tiger is a product of a lucid research into the complicated world of black money—its mechanisms, its movement, and its soft spots. A…

Book Review: 30 Second Thrillers by K.V. Sridhar

Book Name:  30 Second Thrillers Author: K.V. Sridhar Publisher: Bloomsbury Rating: 4.7/5 Book Blurb:  The book will be a landmark in itself because it will be the first to cover behind the scenes of every loved ad, right from the…

Book Review: The Lovers by Amitava Kumar

Book Name: The Lovers Author: Amitava Kumar Publisher: Aleph Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: The Lovers is about a man in search of a love story. This man, our narrator, is Kailash—a new immigrant, eager to shine. His friends teasingly call him…