“तीन हज़ार टाँके” में सुधा जी के जीवनानुभव और गहन अनुभूति के दर्शन होते हैं। इस पुस्तक में उन्होंने अपने जीवन से जुड़ी ग्यारह ऐसी घटनाओं का वर्णन किया है, जो मनुष्य को निराशा के भँवर से निकालकर आगे बढ़ने के लिए प्रोत्साहित करती हैं।
More often than not books give us life lessons that prove to be way more effective than classroom sessions. This is especially true in the case of memoirs and biographies. Hamari Gyano is one such book that gives us helpful insights into the world of law and order and how it is designed to reap lucrative dividends from the very people that it is meant to protect.
Issa Rae has a take on almost everything under the sun and her takes are not just unusual but also quite comical. While, the book isn’t the laughing-out-loud variety, there is surely some good old (often self-deprecating) humour in those two hundred odd pages.
Anuj Tikku’s Yes Sir I Killed My Dad is the brutally honest story of Anuj’s rise and fall in Bollywood, his struggles and his successes, his achievements and his mistakes and finally his involuntary involvement in a murder mystery that shocked the entire nation.
Myth of the Entrepreneur is a book that gives us some serious points to reflect on while influencing our thought process for the greater good. Written in a crisp and a no-nonsense manner, the book is as interesting as it is informative.
Ritika Madaan’s From Dusk to Dawn is a book in which she narrates to us the story of a child abuse survivor, Daniel Thomas. Expect a book that is a rather short read (less than 100 pages). Also, expect a book that is written in a rather simple way but makes up for it with a story that is both gripping and moving.
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.
Divided into three parts and 24 chapters, Vivek Gumaste’s V.Q.E is the tale of an Indian physician in the United Kingdom of the 1980s. V.Q.E is the abbreviated version of Visa Qualifying Exam that is a rigorous and challenging test that foreign medical graduates had to pass to gain entry to practice medicine in the United States in the 1980s.
Being Reshma possesses all the qualities of a good memoir – strong content, an honest voice, simple & unpretentious language and a deep social message. It has the power to bring about a change and if nothing, it will go a great deal in spreading awareness about acid attacks and what can be done to prevent them and help the existing survivors.
Yes, My Accent is Real is full of tales rich with experiences and wisdom which will be helpful to many people who are struggling with the cultural shock of moving to America. It will also be helpful to aspiring actors and people who plan to move to America for college or job.
Please, Let Me Go is the true story of the decade-long struggle of a 14-year-old child who was forced into prostitution, sex trade and human trafficking because she was young, naïve and, meek. The language of the book is simple and the author speaks candidly.