Category: Book Reviews

Born To Be Hanged (Book Review) by Syeda Hameed

Book Name: Born To Be Hanged Author: Syeda Hameed Publisher: Rupa Rating: 4.5/5 Book Blurb: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto held the reins of the country from 1971 to 1977. He was overthrown in 1977 by his Chief of Army…

Home At Last (Book Review) by Sarada Chiruvolu

Book Name: Home At Last Author: Sarada Chiruvolu Publisher: Amaryllis Press Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Home at Last explains specific landmarks that we encounter during the journey toward enlightenment, based on the author’s direct experience. The book also lets readers…

Buddha of the Brothel (Book Review) by Kris Advaya

Book Name: Buddha of the Brothel Author: Kris Advaya Publisher: Fingerprint Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: When Kris made a trip to India to study Ayurvedic massage, he never thought he would find love, adventure, and heartbreak. Traumatised by the loss of his friend…

Before You Start Up (Book Review) by Pankaj Goyal

Book Name: Before You Start Up Author’s Name: Pankaj Goyal Publisher: Fingerprint Publishing Rating: 3.9/5 Book Blurb: Are you a: “Wannabe” entrepreneur in school or college with big dreams in your eyes? “Friday-night-after-drinks” aspiring entrepreneur in your 20s/30s? “Ready-to-go” soon-to-be entrepreneur?…

Book Review: A Hundred Little Flames by Preeti Shenoy

Book Name: A Hundred Little Flames Author: Preeti Shenoy Publisher: Westland Publications Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: When 26-year-old Ayan is sent to live with his grumpy old grandfather Gopal Shanker, in a tiny village, in Kerala, he is understandably devastated. What…

Book Review: Hinduism and Nature by Nanditha Krishnan

Book Name: Hinduism and Nature Author: Nanditha Krishnan Publisher: Penguin Random House India Rating: 3.9/5 Book Blurb: The basis of Hinduism is dharma or righteousness, incorporating duty, cosmic law and justice. Five thousand years ago, the Vedas showed a clear appreciation of the…

Book Review: The Inheritors by Sonu Bhasin

Book Name: The Inheritors Author: Sonu Bhasin Publisher: Penguin Random House India Rating: 4.5/5 Book Blurb: Why did Harsh Mariwala leave his family business? What made the entire Dabur management to quit one day? How did Dhingra brothers turn a suffering business…

Book Review: Kartikeya by Anuja Chandramouli

Book Name: Kartikeya Author: Anuja Chandramouli Publisher: Rupa Rating: 4.9/5 Book Blurb: Unravel the puzzle that is the mysterious and misunderstood son of Mahadeva—KARTIKEYA.Kartikeya was born from the flames of a desperate need, an ardent desire and an utmost devastation. In him…

Book Review: How May I Help You by Deepak Singh

Book Name: How May I Help You Author: Deepak Singh Publisher: Penguin Random House India Rating: 3.7/5 Book Blurb: In this charming and insightful story, Deepak Singh chronicles his journey as an Indian immigrant in the United States of America. Deepak falls…

Book Review: Shikari by Yashwant Chittal

Book Name: Shikari Author: Yashwant Chittal Publisher: Penguin Random House India Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Shikari opens a window to a fiercely competitive corporate world where it is often difficult to distinguish between the hunter and the hunted. As the story…

Book Review: The Master Key by Shruti Johri

Book Name: The Master Key Author: Shruti Johri Publisher: Rupa Rating: 3.5/5 Book Blurb: She uncovers incredible and amusing stories from luxury hotels in India. She captures extraordinary episodes of infidelity, bigotry and brings to light the absurdity of travellers. She…