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Book Review: The Making of Aadhar by Ram Sewak Sharma

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Book Name: The Making of Aadhar Author: Ram Sewak Sharma Publisher: Rupa Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Aadhaar is the world’s largest identity project that enrolled a billion residents. The making of Aadhaar offers insights into the creation of…

NAW Interview with Scott Haas

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Scott Haas, Ph.D. is a writer and clinical psychologist based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He is the author of Hearing Voices: Reflections of a Psychology Intern (Dutton), Are We There Yet? (Plume), and Back of the House (Berkley/Penguin). He is…

Book Review: The Magic of Friendships by Shubha Vilas

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Book Name: The Magic of Friendships Author: Shubha Vilas Publisher: Penguin Genre: Self-help Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Do you have numerous friends on social media, but hardly any in real life?Do you find that your relationships don’t last?These and similar…

NAW Interview with Vishes Kothari

A financial consultant by profession, Vishes Kothari has a keen interest in the oral and musical traditions of Rajasthan. He completed his masters in mathematics from the University of Cambridge, prior to which he studied at St Stephen’s College, Delhi, and King’s…

Book Review: The Most Notorious Jailbreakers

Book Name: The Most Notorious Jailbreakers Author: Abeer Kapoor Publisher: Rupa Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Did you know Sher Singh Rana, Bandit Queen Phoolan Devi’s killer, walked out of prison with his friends dressed up like the police…

Aleph to publish The Battle of Belonging by Shashi Tharoor

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‘The Battle of Belonging is the most important book written by an active politician on lndianess, and the political, religious, and cultural forces and ideas that have shaped it, since Jawaharlal Nehru’s The Discovery of India.’ -David Davidar. Publisher, Aleph…