Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Shiva Sutras by Ranjit Chaudhri

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Book Name: The Shiva Sutras Author: Ranjit Chaudhri Publisher: Fingerprint Genre: Spirituality Rating: 3.7/5 Book Blurb: As the legend has it, Lord Shiva appeared to Sage Vasugupta in a dream and instructed him to go to a particular stone near…

Book Review: Bathinda to Bangkok by Vibha Batra

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Book Name: Bathinda to Bangkok Author: Vibha Batra Publisher: Bloomsbury Genre: Fiction Rating: 4/5 Book Blurb: Mahi’s back in the pavilion, but, ji, her dreams got mixed with mud. Hopes got crushum-crushed. Heart became pieces-pieces. As if life isn’t tatti enough, one after another new-new siyapas are…

Book Review: How To Fight by Thich Nhat Hanh

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Book Name: How To Fight Author: Thich Nhat Hanh Publisher: Aleph Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth.’ —His Holiness the Dalai Lama Thich Nhat Hanh…

Book Review: Answers From The Heart by Thich Nhat Hanh

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Book Name: Answers From The Heart Author: Thich Nhat Hanh Publisher: Aleph Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 4.8/5 Book Blurb: ‘[Thick Nhat Hanh] shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on Earth.’ — his Holiness the Dalai Lama what…

Book Review: Fight With Fat by Dr. Kamal Mahawar

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Book Name: Fight With Fat Author: Dr. Kamal Mahawar Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Fingerprint Rating: 3.9/5 Book Blurb: Are you overweight? You are not alone. Globally, approximately two billion people fall in this category. Closer home, India too battles this pandemic…

Book Review: Bhaunri by Anukrti Upadhyay

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Book Name: Bhaunri Author: Anukrti Upadhyay Genre: Fiction Publisher: Harper Collins Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Can too much love be a dangerous thing? Bhaunri is married, as is the custom in her tribe of nomadic blacksmiths, when she is still…

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…