While reading Shankara: The Mansarovar Odyssey, expect a book that takes you to the beautiful world of Kailash-Mansarovar yatra and takes you through the entire experience in just 50 pages. Expect a book that also has a lot of pictures to complement the author’s personal experiences of the journey.
The Madness of the Monk tells us a fictional story of the author himself. The book narrates his meetings with a mystic “mad monk” whom the author inadvertently keeps bumping into while he is travelling around the scenic Dharamshala and the colonial Shimla. It is in these meetings that the author learns about the seven noble truths of life.
Ghazal, Karma, and Diana are three people whose lives are entangled with each other. What one thinks, says or does has a consequence that eventually affects the other two. Driven by their hearts, their actions are often a result of the emotional turmoil that their mind is going through.
That Thing About You does not lack in entertainment. Yes, it slows down in pace at times and makes the reader wonder about where the story is going. But with an honest to heart writing, unpretentious characters, simple narration and a mild dose of mystery, it manages to generate enough interest for the reader to turn pages after pages.
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
The story of I Also Slept with Rashmi Verma is based in a New Delhi college campus where the author is hopelessly in love with a girl called Rashmi Verma. She is shown as a loose character who just about sleeps with everyone except the author.
With not much research to boast about and only the author’s own experience to its credit, Blogging for Diamond is a book that can be read as an add-on read in addition to other books but certainly not as a standalone read on the subject.
Tarini needs a purpose in life. After losing her job, reputation and colleagues over a scam, the ambitious Tarini needs a
challenge and a project to occupy her life.
Coincidentally, on a trip with her best friend, she meets A Man from Mandu and he becomes her product for wager as she starts to make a God-man out of him. But how far Tarini and the Man from Mandu, Dhawal will go to prove a point?
Where Will Man Take Us? is a book that delves deeper into how technology is changing us and will continue to change us in the coming years.
One of Us is Lying is a book that makes good use of a tight-knit plot, an awesome string of complex characters, racy narration, easy to understand language, and an overbearing sense of mystery to bring to us a book that is excessively high on entertainment.
Give Your Heart a Break by Anuj Tiwari is a book that helps break stereotypes and instils new age wisdom in the Indian psyche. Expect a book that is easy to read and that talks about some very important and relevant social themes like mental health, depression, domestic abuse and harassment.
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.