The Rise of Rama tells us the original story as it goes in the Ramayana. It is not a mythological fiction but true mythology. The book takes some creative liberty and reimagines certain conversations but that’s pretty much it. Apart from this small distinction, the story remains unaltered.
Finding Your G-Spot In Life by Geetika Saigal is a self-help book “written for all of us, whether you’re just starting out your life or wishing to change it”. The book holds true to this little promise – anyone can read. The solutions that the author gives aren’t unrealistic and ideal – most of them are quite doable.
Native Officialdom in Western India provides an interesting understanding of the Watan system and how it affected the socio-economic and political system in Western India. Through this book, Abhijit Sirdesai attempts at discussing the role and chain of command of the Maratha hereditary officers.
Say No To Happiness discusses various aspects of life and the way of addressing any hurdles that cross our path. Madhu Namboodiri deliberates on the basic element in the human world that is the source of all the unhappiness and failures; the hindrance in our path to living a “dream life”.
My Feathered Friends is about the different places the author travelled to and how he met the varied feathered creatures with their unique characteristics and perspectives who provided valuable insights to him, and through him, to the readers. It is a book that even young readers can read, understand and enjoy.
Happiness is All We Want is a book that intends to educate the people of our generation to bring about a balance in their lives. Each individual is a combination of a mind, a body and a soul and hence, Ashutosh Mishra emphasizes the importance of nourishing all three aspects of our being equally.
In Treasure Trove of Zodiacs, Tanuj Lalchandani elucidates that an individual’s personality is determined by a whole bunch of astrological factors, and zodiac signs play a very small part in it and are only the building blocks in learning the science of astrology.
The Gory Story of Genghis Khan is a children’s book for 9 years and above. It is beautifully illustrated with black and white sketches of Genghis Khan and his subjects’ life under his rule. It also talks about the prevailing culture, the traditions, the value system, and lives of daily people.
Letters from Kargil: The War Through Our Soldier’s Eyes is that heart-warming story of the Kargil war that had until now remained unknown. In this book Diksha Dwivedi, who lost her father, Major Chandra Bhushan Dwivedi in the fateful Kargil war brings together the untold memories of our heroes.
The Secret of the Red Crystals not only gives a good introduction on the wonder protein called Lactoferrin but also tells us a lot about various other scientists and their discoveries like Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen and his X-Ray, Maire Curie and her discovery of radium.
The main reason that I will recommend The Land Of Flying Lamas is that it will acquaint you with the unexplored 90% of the Himalayas that only 10% of the tourists go to. A fact that Gaurav Punj has managed to drive is that 90% of the tourists going to the Himalayas go to only 10% of the places.
The magic of Giran lies in the varied themes that it explores. Most of the shayaris speak of the beauty of love, the pain of separation and abstract topics such as Uphaas (Mockery), Parchhayi (Shadow), Manzil (Goal), Andhere (Darkness), Sawera (Morning), Gham (Grief) etc.