Title: Love and Marriage in Mumbai Author: Elizabeth Flock Publsiher: Bloomsbury Pages: 334 ISBN: 978-9387471634 Source: Publisher Love and Marriage in Mumbai is a true account of what may be considered as the real face of marriage & love in modern day India. A clash of traditions and modernity is what India is witnessing these … Continue reading Book Review: Love and Marriage in Mumbai
Title: Indian Cultures as Heritage- Contemporary Pasts Author: Romila Thapar Publisher: Aleph Book Company Pages: 262 ISBN: 978-9384067359 Source: Publisher In her book Indian Cultures as Heritage, Romila Thapar talks about the phenomena called culture and what constitutes the Indian culture. Her focus is on those things that are generally not considered when talking about … Continue reading Book Review: Indian Cultures as Heritage
Title: The Written World- How Literature shaped History Author: Martin Puchner Publisher: Granta Books Pages: 410 ISBN: 978-1783783137 Source: Publisher The Written World is an attempt by the author Martin Puchner to trace the journey of literature and its interaction with civilization. From the world of Homer through the birth of Christianity to the present … Continue reading Book Review: The Written World
Title: Smart Guide for Awesome Memory Author: Shireen Stephen Publisher: Rupa Publications Pages: 280 ISBN: 978-8129151483 Source: Publisher Smart Guide for Awesome Memory is a book that aims at providing tricks and techniques to boost memory. The author of the book is said to have very impressive memory herself and here she is with a … Continue reading Book Review: Smart Guide for Awesome Memory
Before I start with my review, I would like to tell you all what makes this book different. This was a very short book of about 30 pages. It is meant to be read in just 60 minutes. The book belongs to the History & Biographies series by the in60Learning publishers. They've published a range … Continue reading Book Review: Hatshepsut The Pharoah-Queen of Egypt
Title: What would a Muslim Say? Author: Ahmed Rashid Pages: 144 ISBN: 978-1943740161 Source: Author "What would a Muslim say?" is a book that tries to answer several questions associated with the Islam. It aims at providing a clear & definite of what Islam truly is. Written in the epistolary form, this book is basically … Continue reading Book Review: What would a Muslim say?
Title: A Time of Madness - A Memoir of Partition Author: Salman Rashid Publisher: Aleph Book Company Pages: 126 ISBN: 978-9384067366 Source: Publisher 'A Time of Madness', as the subtitle states is a memoir of partition by Salman Rashid. Salman Rashid is a leading travel writer of Pakistan. This book is an account of what … Continue reading Book Review: A Time of Madness
Title: Who me, Poor? How India's youth is living in Urban Poverty to make it Big Author: Gayatri Jayaraman Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 184 ISBN: 978-9386432230 Source: Publisher 'Who me, Poor?' is a book that talks about the prevailing poverty in the Urban India, that lies hidden beneath the branded clothes of the youth. It accounts … Continue reading Book Review: Who me, Poor?
Title: 'Think with me: Fundamentals for making our country ideal' Author: Subrata Roy Sahara Publisher: Rupa Publications ISBN: 9788129142252 Pages: 111 Source: Writersmelon "Think with me" is second book by the author in the 'Thoughts from Tihar' trilogy. It is written specifically for Indian writers. As the title suggests this book is aimed at presenting to the … Continue reading Book Review: Think with Me
Title: "Enter the Dangal: Travels through India's Wrestling Landscape" Author: Rudraneil Sengupta Publisher: Harper Sport (An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers) Enter the Dangal: Travels through India's Wrestling Landscape is a celebration of Wrestling as an ancient Indian sport. It is a journey of India's Pahalwans from the mitti of Akhada to the modern day Olympic mats. Enriched … Continue reading Book Review: Enter the Dangal