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Captain Young’s Ghost

Narrating and listening to ghost stories is always an experience — the tone, the story, the setting and most importantly, …

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Summer Solstice and other poems  

“Young poetess Shristi Banka recently launched her book Summer Solstice and other poems that take you through various emotions”. The …

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Love in Nakano 

“The book with a pretty pink cover and the image of a girl poised in mid-flight on what seems like …

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The Winning Sixer, W V Raman

“Through his book, The Winning Sixer, W V Raman, the current head coach of Indian women’s cricket team, has used …

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The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

What do you do when you want to rule the world? Not rule the world like a Bond villain or …

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The Anarchy — The East India Company, Corporate Violence And the Pillage of an Empire.

The book, which is a prequel to The Last Mughal, has been published by Bloomsbury. With the solid research that …

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Raavan: Enemy Of Aryavarta

Writing mythology is a double-edged sword, and it takes an author of no little skill to choose the right edge …

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Uncle Fred In The Springtime By P.g. Wodehouse

A wise man once said, or should have said in his infinite wisdom, that the only true cure to feeling …

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Marathi Book Super Mom

In the Marathi book Super Mom, Journey of Efficient Motherhood, tough cop Kiran Bedi talks about her motherhood journey and …

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The Elegance Of Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery

This exquisite book by Muriel Barbery, begins with Rene, a concierge who is short, plump and ugly. If that sounds …

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Roar – Thirty Women, Thirty Stories

ROAR – THIRTY WOMEN, THIRTY STORIES, Author: Cecelia Ahern Women might walk around all strong and tough, and why not? …

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Fire And Bloodkeep

By now, there is hardly anyone who has not heard of George R R Martin and his fantasy saga A …

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Lolita by Vladmir Nabokov

Art is something that speaks to your soul. It is one of those rare inventions of man which goes beyond …

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Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

I’m one of the unfortunate few in the world who hasn’t watched Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece of a movie based on …

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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

For a bibliophile and a person who’s good at nothing but reading, the truest Dystopia has to be a world …

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Em & The Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto

A title that makes it sound like a children’s book, a style of prose which borders on melancholic humor and …

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Kafka On The Shore By Haruki Murakami

The worst nightmare for any reviewer is that they would come across a book so fascinating that they absolutely have …

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Homo Deus: A Brief History Of Tomorrow

Coming off a wildly popular book is one of the most difficult things for an author to do. While the …

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Sapiens

It takes an author of considerable skill to write a book which takes an infinitely deep and convoluted topic with …

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Milkman

Award-winning books are rarely my cup of tea, because of the simple fact that I find my taste varying from …

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Fight Club by Chuck Palahnik

It’s rare, but it happens every now and then, that a movie becomes so extremely popular that it becomes absolute. …

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