Review: Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi
Review / June 15, 2013

Author: Amish Tripathi
Publisher: Westland
Year: 2011
ISBN: 9789380658742
Rating: ★★☆☆☆
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The first of Shiva Trilogy, Immortals of Meluha is based on the belief that perhaps the actions, deeds and karma are the only determining factors to metamorphose an ordinary man to a god like figure or god. Amish Tripathi in his book attempts to humanize the Hindu infinite 'Mahadev'-The God of Gods and the destroyer of evil with philosophy as its underlying thesis and with a refreshing take on mythology but fails miserably in the characterization of the protagonist itself and digresses from the related theories.

Review: Inferno by Dan Brown
Review / May 28, 2013

Author: Dan Brown
Publisher: Transworld Publishers 
Year: 2013
ISBN: 9780593072493
Rating: ★★☆☆☆
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Caveat: The review contains minor spoilers from the book, but mostly restricted to only the first fifteen or so pages and but there’s nothing here that would kill the book for you.

Mother’s Day Special: Mum’s the Word for our Authors!
Authors Exclusive / May 12, 2013

As Oprah Winfrey rightly put it, Biology is the least of what makes you a mother. So for Mother's Day this year, IndiaBookStore asked several authors to share with our readers what they. And ta-daa! The response was phenomenol and deeply touching. IBS thanks all the authors who took time out from their busy schedules and shared such tender thoughts with us.

So here's to the mothers – Happy Mother's Day!

You Better Watch Out!
Article / January 30, 2013

Gear up! For your favorite read from last season could be hitting the silver screen this year. While not every movie is a Lord of the Rings nor is every other director a Francis Ford Coppola, but there is that one Life of Pi every year which brings lovable characters and great stories to life. While 2012 saw some great books being brought to the theatres as some good and some not so great movies, the year 2013 is going to be no different with both the oldies and the newer brigade of writers providing fodder for cinema goers. So here goes a list of some of books that will come to life this year – high time to start brushing up on the story line again! The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald A personal favorite that I’m really looking forward to is The Great Gatsby, a six-time cinematic adaptation of the Scott Fitzgerald novel, slated for a summer release. With Hollywood biggies like Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and our very own Amitabh Bachchan on the star cast, the movie promises to be personify the jazz and the beauty of the what is regarded as one of the best works…