Buddhist Banker is an easy-breezy read which doesn’t have much to boast of. But even then, what it lacks in terms of the storyline, plot, characters, climax and writing style is compensated by the simple life-lessons that it teaches its readers. Expect a simple story that will introduce to the many dilemmas that face the modern generation.
Tackling the age-long battle of the science vs. the arts and many other related concepts, Fluid succeeds at answering questions we didn’t even know we had. The book starts with the concept of a left and right brain and the distinction that it creates within humanity. Fluid is an experience everyone should experience.
Through The Mother-in-Law: The Other Woman in Your Marriage, the author tries to take you across the complexities of the married life of eleven Indian women, via a series of interviews. The attempt and purpose of this book, clearly, is to bring out and evaluate the ugly truth of the Indian society, when it comes to life-after-marriage.
Lonely Hearts is the story on one of the prevailing situations in India – the practice of alienating people in their old age. It may be due to a daughter moving to her marital home after marriage or a son traveling abroad for studies and job. Lonely Hearts provides a simplistic narration of modern life and its consequences on familial relationships.
From Monkeying to Parenting is basically a mini-guide for those parents who find it tough to balance work with children. It is also meant for those parents who are looking for some very specific answers to questions like how to make homework easy for kids? How to manage tantrums? How to address hyperactivity in kids? How to manage bullying amongst kids?
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.
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”.
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.
SUBJECT: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 RELEVANCE: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3.5/5 My Musings Though my college days are long over, I still recall how there was such a huge difference in the attitude of students when applying for internships – some did them just because of the compulsion, whereas some were quite enthusiastic. In the hindsight, […]
SUBJECT: 4.5/5 RESEARCH: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 RELEVANCE: 4.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5 Some Musings In the words of the famous Bill Gates “If you are born poor, it’s not your mistake. But if you die poor, it’s your mistake.” I believe this simple sentence to be very true. We cannot choose our birth, but we […]
SUBJECT: 4/5 RESEARCH: 4/5 RELEVANCE: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 A small intro In today’s world of extreme competition and busy lifestyles, there is hardly any time which goes without worry. Emotions, fears, struggles, sorrows are a part of everyone’s life and since they are often such a strong force in our lives, […]