PLOT: 4.5/5 CHARACTERS: 4.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5 CLIMAX: 4.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5 Where I Muse When I was done reading Trust Me Not, it took me a lot of time to decide the genre I would put the book in. The book has elements of a political thriller, romance and drama. To classify it into […]
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PLOT: 3.5/5 CHARACTERS: 3.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 CLIMAX: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 My Tryst with Nagarkar While I have enjoyed most of Sudeep’s books – You Are Trending in My Dreams, You are the Password to My Life, and Sorry, You’re Not My Type, I was never his biggest fan. The reason being the annoyingly […]
PLOT: 3.5/5 CHARACTERS: 2.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 3/5 CLIMAX: 3/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5 Recently, there has been a surge in the number of political novels written by Indian authors. This is indeed a pleasant change from the regular boy-meets-girl stories which have become rather dull and unappealing these days. “Hope Vs Hype” by Ankit Jaiswal is […]
North Korea’s Hidden Revolution is a book that showcases a much less dramatic and neutral side of North Korea. It tells us a tale not of a pseudo-dystopian regime but that of a nation yearning for change. At the same time, it brings to us honest and sincere voices from the other side of the border.
The Odyssey of Reunion tells us the story of a man named Murali who was imprisoned in his youth and released from jail in his 60s. Out of the prison, he is like a newborn child lost in this altered surrounding and yet enjoying each moment of freedom, observing and absorbing things afresh.
Yeh! hai India does have certain things going for it which makes it a decent one time read. A candid conversational style of narration complemented with some very unique travel experiences is what makes this book click
Between You and Me talks about the many things that are wrong with today’s India – society, politics, economy, constitution, institutions, bureaucracy etc. Also, expect a book that focuses more on solutions and the path ahead than reflections on the past and criticisms of the current.
Tulsiprasad Bandhopadhyay: The Next MLA! is a book that is unique in content and manages to tickle a funny bone or two in the reader. Expect a book that is a political satire but one which plays on a much lighter note than a reader would usually expect.
Expect a book that is written in a simple language; one that is especially tailor-made for readers who are looking to get a basic idea of the current state of India (mostly the last 10 years 2009 to 2019) – political, social and economic wise.
Ravi Dabral’s Greed Lust Addiction is a book that is more like a self-help book doling out life mantras than a crime fiction with a mysterious and dramatic bend. Expect a book that has some lessons to teach on almost all aspects of a person’s life – be it personal, professional, political, social, environmental etc.
A River in Darkness is the memoir of Masaji Ishikawa who is one of the very few lucky people to have escaped the hell hole that is North Korea. I would definitely recommend this book to my readers especially those who love memoirs, who enjoy political reads and are interested in non-fiction.
A staunch believer in the miracles of prayer and God, Krishnamoorthi presents his autobiography from his birth to 2018 in this book – 75 Years: Reflections of my Life and the World around Me. Apart from being a researcher and able administrator, he was also a man of many talents.