The Redeemers by Suresh Taneja leaves a lot to be desired
Review / February 22, 2014

Author: Suresh Taneja
Publisher: Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd
Year: 2013
ISBN: 9789382473398
Rating: ★☆☆☆☆
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The Redeemers is based on an increasingly common theme in current fiction – futuristic dystopian societies and related uprisings. Though based on a promising idea, our reviewer feels that the book does not handle the issue in a sensitive or manner. Read on to get the full scoop. 

An interview with Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik
Authors Exclusive / June 13, 2013

Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik (born December 11, 1970) is an Indian physician turned leadership consultant, mythologist and author whose works focus largely on the areas of myth, mythology, and also management. He has written a number of books related to Hindu mythology, over 15 of them, including Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology, Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata and The Pregnant King

Bookish Resolutions for New Year
Article / January 11, 2013

Open sky, open book, and a well-read New Year My list of resolutions have the staples – lose weight, sleep early, not use credit card must like a tissue paper to wipe off early sprouting of greed, cook more, eat less, walk more, talk less, etc. And I know exactly where these resolutions will land up in the middle of January. (They will be neatly listed on fancy stationery, with none of the items crossed off.) But somewhere inside me my conscience is whimpering, “Have some scruples!” Hence, I’m putting down some resolutions that I can actually see myself working on. Get with it My first resolution is to see what the fuss is about all those books that get written in series, i.e. – Fifty Shades, Harry Potter, Twilight etc. The truth is, I have never been a ‘Second book of the series’ kind of person. I don’t see the merit of writing in series. If you couldn’t manage to tell a story in a book, then just shut up and rest. I mean, stories dealing with philosophy, free will and drama extensively got written in one book The Brothers Karamazov. Stories of families and cultures heaving through a long…

Review: Committed
Review / September 19, 2012

Authors: Elizabeth Gilbert
Publisher: Bloomsbury (2011) Year: 2011
ISBN: 9781408809457
Rating: ★★★★☆
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Robert Frost said, ‘In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.’ For some people, like Elizabeth Gilbert, the going on of life comes with a formidable successor to her literary achievement of ‘Eat, Pray, Love’.

5 favorite holiday reads
Lists / August 27, 2011

Holidays are important. You get in touch with yourself. You take a break from routine. You try out something new. You get re-acquainted with something old. But no matter what fills in your respite-time, it always gets more enriched with some reading.

Here’s a list of 5 books that you can soak in during your time-off..

Review – Theodore Boone
Review / August 20, 2011

Authors: John Grisham
Publisher: Hachette Group
Year: 2010
ISBN: 9781444713053
Rating: ★★★½☆
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This is a warning. If you have picked up ‘Theodore Boone’ expecting it to be anything like ‘Runaway Jury’ or ‘Time to Kill’, you will be disappointed.