Review : Maps for Lost Lovers
Review / December 10, 2012

Author: Nadeem Aslam
Publisher: Vintage / Random House India
Year: 2006
ISBN: 9780571221837
Rating: ★★★½☆
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Nadeem Aslam from Pakistan now lives in England. He is the author of three novels, Season of the Rainbirds (1993), Maps for Lost Lovers (2004) – long listed for the Booker Prize, shortlisted for the IMPAC Prize, and awarded the Kiriyama Prize and the Encore Award – and, most recently, The Wasted Vigil.

Mitch Albom
Authors Exclusive / November 18, 2012

Born: May 23, 1958, Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.
Genre: Non-fiction, Young-adult fiction, Religious Literature
Nationality: American

About him…

Mitchell David a.k.a Mitch Albom is an American author, also ventured into other creative fields as a musician, journalist, screenwriter, dramatist, radio host and television broadcaster. He’s the man with inspirational creation.

Review : A Life in Words
Review / November 13, 2012

Author: Ismat Chughtai
Publisher: Penguin
Year: 2012
Rating: ★★★☆☆
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To be honest, I hadn’t heard the name before, Ismat Chughtai, though it sounded vaguely familiar. So I gladly picked up her “memoirs”—no, I wouldn’t define the book as an autobiography—more so because it is the work of an Indian woman, trying to create an identity for herself in a time when it not only seemed difficult, but improbable.

Review : Burnt Shadow
Review / November 4, 2012

Author: Kamila Shamsie
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Year: 2009
ISBN: 978-0-312-55187-2
Rating: ★★★★☆
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Historical journey collides in the consequences of the present, common thread giving birth to a new time and space. The story is the reflection of events took birth in the socio-political conflicting scenario between nations at the time of World War 2,

Review : Tuesdays with Morrie
Review / October 20, 2012

Author: Mitch Albom
Publisher: Little Brown UK
Year: 1998
Rating: ★★★★☆
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Only the fortunate beings get to learn and acknowledge oneself from a true mentor, at least once in a lifetime. Mitch Albom is one of those lucky ones. Tuesdays with Morrie is a memoir in the form of shared experiences of his teacher, coach and mentor- Morrie Schwartz.

Rooftops of Tehran
Review / October 15, 2012

Author: Mehbod Seraji
Publisher: NAL Trade
Year: 2009
ISBN: 978-0451226815
Rating: ★★★★☆
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Mehbod Seraji has poetized the story by portraying the turmoil stage in the heart of Iran’s capital Tehran in 1970s. It is the rooftop of a seventeen year old boy- Pasha Shahed’ (the narrator) house, the tallest in the neighbourhood of Tehran where he spends blistering summer in pursuit of a rational argument,

Ammi : Letter to a Democratic Mother
Review / October 11, 2012

Author: Saeed Mirza
Publisher: Westland Books Pvt.Ltd.
Year: 2008
ISBN: 9788189975364
Rating: ★★★½☆
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For a change, it was when I read the preface that had me thinking toward old-existing unanswered questions right at the beginning of few pages. Author’s words starts for his mother and to some extent are formed and mould out of his mother’s soul.