Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: So Now You Know by Vivek Tejuja

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Book Name: So Now You Know: Growing up Gay in India Author: Vivek Tejuja Publisher: Harper Collins Genre: Memoir Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: The year was 1991. Vivek was eight. He realized he was gay. Only he didn’t: he just…

Book Review: Agents of Change by Mike Thomas

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Book Name: Agents of Change Author: Mike Thomas Publisher: Rupa Genre: Non-fiction/Self-help Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: Both at work and at home, our lives are growing more and more hectic and it can be hard to survive, much less thrive,…

Book Review: The Microphone Men by Priyadarshi Dutta

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Book Name: The Microphone Men Author: Priyadarshi Dutta Publisher: Indus Source Books Genre: History Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: A gripping accounts of how a few good men, without any inherited authority of military clout, laboured to shape the political destiny…

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…