Review : The Pregnant King
Review / November 17, 2012

Author: Devdutt Pattanaik
Publisher: Penguin Books India
Year: 2008
ISBN: 9781430634720
Rating: ★★★½☆

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I am glad I picked up ‘The Pregnant King’ by Devdutt Pattnaik one day just randomly cruising along the racks of a bookstore. Though I started reading it only after I heard a friend praise ‘Jaya’, by the same author. Reading Devdutt Pattnaik is like listening to an old, wrinkly favorite grandma; who recites the tales of Rajas and Ranis of old, old times, with love and infusing wisdom.

Review : A Life in Words
Review / October 21, 2012

Author: Ismat Chughtai, M. Asaduddin
Publisher: Penguin Books India
Year: 2012
ISBN: 9780670086184
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.

Many Lives Many Masters
Review / September 24, 2012

Authors: Dr. Brian Weiss
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Year: 1994
ISBN: 9780671657864
Rating: ★★★★½
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Dr Brian Weiss has been a noted psychiatrist and an academician; a “success” in his chosen field of understanding the human mind and the complexities that come with it, even before he started his work concerning PLR (past life regression) and related theories and/or therapies and writing about it.