Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: Maidless In Mumbai by Payal Kapadia

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Book Name: Maidless In Mumbai Author: Payal Kapadia Publisher: Bloomsbury Genre: Fiction Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Career-driven reporter Anu Narain has a plan for everything till motherhood comes along. The baby poops/cries/pisses/ feeds round the clock. Anu loses her mind/…

Book Review: Karmic Chanting by Sonnet Mondal

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Book Name: Karmic Chanting Poet: Sonnet Mondal Paperback Publisher: Copper Coin (2018) Language: English ISBN-10: 9384109320 ISBN-13: 978-9384109325 Book Review by Deeksha Srivastava Sonnet Mondal’s sixth book ‘Karmic Chanting’ is a sprig of 87  rare verselet.It is a contemporary call…

Book Review: Sanjay Dutt by Ram Kamal Mukherjee

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Book Name: Sanjay Dutt Author: Ram Kamal Mukherjee Genre: Biography Publisher: Rupa Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: What the world knows about Sanjay duty is only half-truths. best-selling author, film producer and renowned journalist Ram Kamal Mukherjee unravels the enigma and…

Book Review: Love and Lust stories and essays

Book Name: Love and Lust stories and essays Genre: Fiction/non-fiction Publisher: Aleph Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: One of the meanings of the word ‘olio’ is ‘a miscellany’. the books in the aleph olio series contain a selection of the finest…

Book Review: Kashmir as I see it by Ashok Dhar

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Book Name: Kashmir as I see it Author: Ashok Dhar Publisher: Rupa Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 3/5 Book Blurb: Stories of the trauma and betrayal faced by Kashmiris have been told, the events retraced and analysis offered. And yet, one of…

Book Review: Summer Holidays by Koral Dasgupta

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Book Name: Summer Holidays Author: Koral Dasgupta Publisher: Rupa Genre: Fiction Rating: 4.9/5 Book Blurb: Three cities—Mumbai, Bangalore and Shimla. And a big family feud spanning over sixteen years. Summer holidays is a fairy tale for adults with a comic…