Hoshruba, The land and the Tilism: Book Review

Courtesy Behind the Book: Long  long ago, a group of sorcerers created tilism or a magical land. It is a world of spirits and talismans, where mountains change shape, fairies spring from the earth, dragon’s head dart out of flowers, and things are rarely what they seem. But it has a limited lifespan for its … Read more Hoshruba, The land and the Tilism: Book Review

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Big Girl : Book Review

Courtesy This is a sensitive and an insightful  novel by Danielle Steel. The author rejoices the qualities of so called unconventional beauty while exploring intense issues of weight, body image, fat phobia, self-image, sisterhood, and family. This books premise is very realistic. It talks about the unconventional beauty and body image. The society thinks fat … Read more Big Girl : Book Review

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The Revenge of Geography : Book Review

Courtesy Behind the book The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights, discoveries, and theories of great geographers and geopolitical thinkers of the near and distant past to look back at critical pivots in history and then to look forward at the evolving global scene. Kaplan traces the history of the world’s hot spots … Read more The Revenge of Geography : Book Review

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Happy Birthday and Other Stories : Book Review

Courtesy Behind the book A dedicated friend undertakes one last labour of love for a childless woman. Nadia – married into money – finds herself facing uncomfortable truths about her comfortably numb marriage. A Mumbai slum-girl dreams of speaking words valuable enough to be translated into English. An American tourist seeking nirvana sets off a … Read more Happy Birthday and Other Stories : Book Review

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Shoes of the dead : Book Review

Courtesy I received this book after having an urge to read more on the farmer suicide based factional stories. One such book which instigated such urge was Foreign by Sonora Jha. ​The book, Shoes of the dead cries about the increasing debt-related farmer​s’ ​suicide issues in Mityala district, Delhi. Kota Neelima, the author of the book, … Read more Shoes of the dead : Book Review

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Change : Book Review

Courtesy Change, is a short story that narrates the social and political changes that have taken place in China from 1969 to 2009. Also Mo Yan writes about the changes in his life. It is an autobiography book which was originally written in Chinese by Yan, and later translated to English by Howard Goldblatt. This … Read more Change : Book Review

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The Homing Pigeons : Book Review

Courtesy The homing pigeons, a debut novel by Sid Bahri and is published by Srishti publishers and distributors. I received this book from MySmartPrice (http://www.mysmartprice.com/books/) and in return I promised them to give an honest and an unbiased review. The book is about the ups and downs faced by Aditya and Radhika. They are friends since … Read more The Homing Pigeons : Book Review

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Dhandha, How Gujaratis Do Business : Book Review

Courtesy Dhandha: How Gujaratis do business is a non-fiction book authored by Shobha Bondre. The book is translated by Shalaka Walimbe. It’s a book that flaunts the achievements of five Gujaratis. Each chapter is written by the successful entrepreneurs – Bhimjibhai Patel one of the country’s biggest diamond merchants and co-founder of the ‘Diamond Nagar’ … Read more Dhandha, How Gujaratis Do Business : Book Review

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My Stroke of Luck ; Alphabet to Author. : Book Review

Courtesy My Stroke of Luck is a non-fiction book written by Vijay Santhanam. This is his third book but it is his first sole authored book. I got this book from BlogAdda as a part of book review program. The tagline of the book clearly and rightly states its one man’s inspiring tale about his … Read more My Stroke of Luck ; Alphabet to Author. : Book Review

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