Kamadeva: The God of Desire
Review / November 24, 2014

Author: Anuja Chandramouli
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 2014
ISBN: 9788129134592
Rating: ★★★☆☆
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The book starts with the birth of Kamadeva by the sweat of Bhramha, induced by the overwhelming seduction he feels by an extraordinarily beautiful woman of his own creation – Rati. Rati is sensuous, fierce and of indomitable spirit, whereas Kama has a mellow demeanor, an incomparable charm and a calm and composed mind.

Paulo Coelho’s latest – Adultery!
Review / September 15, 2014

Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: Random House India
Year: 2014
ISBN: 9788184006094
Rating: ★★★½☆
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Before taking up Adultery by Paulo Coelho, I was a tad bit skeptical. I’d absolutely fallen in love with The Alchemist and Eleven Minutes, whereas The Winner Stands Alone was a huge disappointment. Regardless of highly varying critical reviews, Paulo Coelho always manages to touch the life of his readers.

Review: 12 Years A Slave
Review / July 11, 2014

Author: Solomon Northup
Publisher: Pirates
Year: 2014
ISBN: 9788192681023
Rating: ★★★★☆
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12 Years A Slave started filling the bestseller line in almost all bookstores, having gained widespread acclaim due to the award winning success of its movie adaption. Movies based on books inadvertently bring out the need for comparison where, almost unfailingly, the books gain the upper hand. Amazingly enough, this time the movie topped the book!

Who’s the Suspect? The Devotion of Suspect X
Review / July 2, 2014

Author: Keigo Higashino
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Year: 2011
ISBN: 9780312375065
Rating: ★★★★½
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Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino is an incredible book, in the best sense of the word. With exceptionally well-built characters to an even more exceptionally framed plot, this book has all the ingredients to get you hooked.

How To Become A Billionaire By Selling Nothing!
Review / June 28, 2014

Author: Aditya Magal
Publisher: Random House India
Year: 2014
ISBN: 9788184004342
Rating: ★★☆☆☆
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The hilarious mind behind the popular parody blog ‘The Secret Journal of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’, Aditya Magal, has churned out his first novel based on the egotistical investor and stock broker Mr. Jhunjhunwala. This star character from his blog is now faced with a peculiar situation.

How do Asian cultures treat homosexuals?
Review / February 10, 2014

Author: Benjamin Law
Publisher:Black Inc.
Year: 2013
Rating: ★★★½☆
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Amid the nationwide furore over rights of homosexuals, this is one book you should read. Gaysia by Benjamin Law is a today’s novel. It deals with all the aspects of being a homosexual in the Asian continent with quiet aplomb. It is an unabashed description of what life for this community is like in the Asian continent. From Indonesia’s sleazy gay bars to Indian courtrooms, this book has got it all.