Review: Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Review / October 24, 2013

Author: Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Publisher: Penguin
Year: 2006
ISBN: 9780141034263
Rating: ★★★★☆
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In the eyes of the world, the picture of a denizen of Afghanistan or tribal Pakistan is painted as one with a long beard holding Kalashnikov in one hand and Koran in other. Three Cups of tea successfully manages to break this taboo by answering that these people should not be dealt with Bombs, instead they need books.

Get over the Wonderland! Time for Alice: The Netherworld!
Review / August 23, 2013

Title: Alice: The Netherworld
Author: Megha Rao
Publisher: APK Publishers
Year: May, 2012
ISBN: 9789381791042
Rating: ★★★½☆
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Alice: The Netherworld is another beauty in the world of fantasy fiction by an Indian author. Megha Rao, the author of this book, started writing when she was pretty young and has now successfully panned out a book whose forthcoming parts will definitely be awaited upon. It has also been feature in The Hindu!

A Seamless Transition – The Virtuals by Anupam Sinha
Review / August 5, 2013

Author: Anupam Sinha
Publisher: Paper Clip Books
Year: 2012
ISBN: 9789332420045
Rating: ★★★½☆
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After enthralling millions with his iconic creations like Super Commando Dhruv, Detective Kapil, Space Star and Manas Putra. , Mr Anupam Sinha, India’s answer to the legendary Bob Kane, has penned down his first graphic novel a relentless adventurous ride “The Virtuals”. Its the sort of publication that stands out in a pile of books. The textured cover, is complemented by the intriguing caption:”They are everywhere and nowhere”, automatically triggering the urge to pick it up to know more.

Review : Happy Birthday by Meghna Pant
Review / July 24, 2013

Author: Meghna Pant
Publisher: Random house India
Year: 2013
Rating: 4.5/5
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‘Happy Birthday’ Is a collection of short stories by the author – Meghna Pant. It is her second book after multiple award winning ‘One and a half wives’. So this book was also expected to be exceptional and the author will not disappoint you.

Review: Krishna and the Lake of Souls by Anurag Bhatt
Review / June 28, 2013

The lack of good fantasy fiction popping from the Indian land urged Mr. Anurag Bhatt to foray into the challenging domain of fantasy story-telling. Krishna and the Lake of Souls is a debut novel of Anurag Bhatt, belonging to the world of fantasy fiction. Though the attempt should be appreciated but those words of appreciation are enervated as the writing misses the mark by quite a margin.

Review: Sister of My Heart by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Review / June 11, 2013

Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Publisher: Transworld Publishers
Year: 1999
ISBN: 9780552997676
Rating: ★★★★☆
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‘Sister of My Heart’ is predominantly a book on female relationships. It explores the various facets of women- the good, the bad and the ugly. A refreshing change from most novels that depict men in the roles of hero and villain, most of the prominent characters in this novel are determined, strong women.

Review: Age of Hiblisk by Sumukh Naik
Review / May 24, 2013

Author: Sumukh Naik
Publisher: APK Publishers
Year: 2012
ISBN: 9789381791059
Rating: ★★½☆☆

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Age of Hiblisk is a work in the fantasy adventure genre, written by debutante author Sumukh Naik. The story deals with the evils and perils befalling the land of Pantolis, which is divided into two empires – Jaguar and Ivory.

Review: The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam
Review / May 1, 2013

Author: Nadeem Aslam
Publisher: Random House India
Year: 2008
ISBN: 9780571238774
Rating: ★★★½☆
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Few people coming together under a shed and then stories spilling out, endlessly. That is The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam. An incomplete description, anyway. So don't runaway.

At the end of the story, there is written June 2003-August 2007– more than four years of writing, that is.

Review: Custody – by Manju Kapur
Review / April 5, 2013

Author: Manju Kapur

Publisher: Random House India

Year: 2011

ISBN: 9788184001549

Rating: ★★★☆☆

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In ‘Custody’ Manju Kapur has tried to explore the finer nuances of a divorce – both pre and post. Not only are we taken through the journey of what leads up to one, but also the repercussions of this as well.