Review: Geisha of Gion by Mineko Iwasaki
Review / May 22, 2014

Author: Mineko Iwasaki
Publisher: Pocket Books
Year: 2002
ISBN: 9780743469005
Rating: ★★★★☆
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Often wrongly thought of as prostitutes, Geisha or Geiko are women of art, elegant entertainers and hostesses from the land of the rising sun. Dancing, singing and conducting intelligent conversations while adapting to the tastes of their guests are some of the talents they possess and refine, honing them over years of routine and hard work.

Review: The Race of My Life – An Autobiography by Milkha Singh and Sonia Sanwalka
Review / September 14, 2013

Author:Milkha Singh and Sonia Sanwalka
Publisher:Rupa Books
Year: 2013
ISBN: 9788129129109
Rating: ★★★☆☆
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‘The Race of my Life’ is an autobiography of the world renowned athlete, ‘Milkha Singh’. The book is written by him, together with his daughter Sonia Sanwalka. The introduction is penned by JeevMilkha Singh (his son) and the foreword is graced by the words of popular director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The book encapsulates the journey of his life. It opens with Milkha’s birth and subsequently his family is introduced.

Review: My Journey – Transforming Dreams into Actions by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Review / September 6, 2013

Author: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Publisher: Rupa Publications
Year: 2013
ISBN: 9788129124913
Rating: ★★★★☆
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Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, better known as A.P.J Abdul Kalam not only has a long name, but also a long legacy. This is the first time I picked up his one of his books, out of sheer curiosity. ‘My Journey’ was an introduction into the personal life of this dynamic ex-president of our country.