Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Town that Laughed by Manu Bhattathiri

Book Name: The Town that Laughed Author: Manu Bhattathiri Publisher: Aleph Genre: Fiction Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Change is coming to the tranquil town of Karuthupuzha, nestled deep within the lush Kerala countryside. The mighty black river, after which the town is named,…

Book Review: Acid by Sangeetha Sreenivasan

Book Name: Acid Author: Sangeetha Sreenivasan Publisher: Penguin Random House India Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Two striking women, Kamala and Shaly, helm an unusual household, fuelled by their intense, tempestuous romance in a rapidly changing Bangalore. Downstairs, Kamala’s sons take care of…

Book Review: Unfettered Wings by Sana Munir

Book Name: Unfettered Wings Author: Sana Munir Publisher: Rupa Genre: Fiction Rating: 4.2/5 Book Blurb: From the barren dust bowl of Nushki, a small town in Balochistan, to the posh white marble bungalows and magnificent mansions of Lahore, this book captures vignettes…

Book Review: Newsman by Rajdeep Sardesai

Book Name: Newsman: Tracking India in the Modi Era Author: Rajdeep Sardesai Publisher: Rupa Rating: 4/5 Book Blurb: The rise of Narendra Modi has heralded one of the most exciting and contentious periods in Indian politics. From the day he was sworn…

Book Review: The Smelting Cauldron by Raj Raman

Book Name: The Smelting Cauldron Author: Raj Raman Publisher: Rupa Rating: 3.5/5 Book Blurb: The Smelting Cauldron succinctly captures the nuances and challenges of the business environment for Indian SMEs. The eighteen industry accounts in this book are drawn from the author’s…

Book Review: Treasured Epistles by K. Natwar Singh

Book Name: Treasured Epistles Author: K. Natwar Singh Publisher: Rupa Rating: 3.8/5 Book Blurb: K. Natwar Singh’s multi-faceted life has been immensely enriched by his gift for friendship and personal relations. The letters in this remarkable volume are a striking testimony of…

Book Review: Like a Bird on the Wire by Chhavi Bhardwaj

Book Name: Like a Bird on the Wire Author: Chhavi Bhardwaj Genre: Fiction Publisher: Amaryllis Rating: 4.4/5 Book Blurb: Nethra Kaul is sharp, efficient, beautiful and single. A quintessential “good girl”, she believes in doing the ‘right thing’, always. Only, her life isn’t…