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Book Review: My Father Is A Hero by Nishant Kaushik

Vaibhav Kulkarni is a single father to his 10 year old daughter Nisha. Having buried his dreams in his hometown Akola, he lives and struggles though a middle class existence in Pune without a complain, just to see a smile on his daughter face. Nisha is most parents dream of an ideal child, the pride… Read More Book Review: My Father Is A Hero by Nishant Kaushik

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Book Review – Fighting for Tara by Sunanda J Chatterjee

13 year old child-bride Hansa is left bereft when her 60 year old husband passes away and she is ordered to kill her new born daughter, a decision forced upon her by her husband’s brother whom she is supposed to marry in the next few hours. Helpless and scared she sits with her 3 month… Read More Book Review – Fighting for Tara by Sunanda J Chatterjee

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Book Review: Cabbing All The Way by Jatin Kuberkar

    12 People. 1 problem. 1 solution. A dozen office goers decide to cut out the misery of the daily to and fro commute from their homes to their far away from civilization office by deciding to carpool. It seems like the perfect idea until they realize that 12 different people equate to 12… Read More Book Review: Cabbing All The Way by Jatin Kuberkar

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Book Review: The BNO. Sex, Life and Hookah by Manoj Jain

Disclaimer: Spoiler Alert! This review may contain spoilers! Dear Mr.Manoj Jain, Congratulations on your debut in the publishing world, with your book The BNO, Life, Sex and Hookah. The premise of your book sounded so interesting; 8 Men, Two Girls, One Boys’ Night Out (BNO) It started off rather well too, with you using quotes… Read More Book Review: The BNO. Sex, Life and Hookah by Manoj Jain

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Book Review:The Peshwa by Ram Sivasankaran

I first read about Bajirao as part of a history lesson in school. Very recently Film maker, Sanjay Leela Bhansali recreated and romanticized Bajirao to etch a memory that would stay in mind for some time to come. Now you have Author Ram Sivasankaran who makes his debut with yet another version of Peshwa Bajirao.… Read More Book Review:The Peshwa by Ram Sivasankaran

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Book Review – Behind The Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Not another book about the slums and poverty of India/Mumbai, I grimaced as I read the synopsis on the back of the book. But the cheerful cover and beautiful title caught my eye and I picked up the slim volume. The book is based in Annawadi, a slum near Mumbai airport, and around it’s varied… Read More Book Review – Behind The Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

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Book Review: The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

  Ella Rubinstein is a 40 year old stay-at-home mother and wife with a beautiful home, 3 children and a prosperous husband. Outwardly, Ella has everything one could wish for, despite which she still feels an unnamed sense of discontent.   Agreeing to a part time job as a reader to a literary agent, Ella’s… Read More Book Review: The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

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Twin Book Reviews – The Last Queen of India AND Nefertiti

Book Reviews: The Last Queen of India AND Nefertiti Historical fiction is not a genre that would interest me. Or so I thought, till a friend introduced me to Michelle Moran’s books. I was reluctant to start reading the first book but when I did start I couldn’t put it down! The reason I am… Read More Twin Book Reviews – The Last Queen of India AND Nefertiti

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Book Review : Before We Visit The Goddess by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

I have been a huge fan of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni ever since I read her first book of short stories, Arranged Marriage. Sister of My Heart and The Palace of Illusions have been amongst my constant favourites among all of her books I’ve read so far. When ‘Before we visit the Goddess’ was released I… Read More Book Review : Before We Visit The Goddess by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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Book Review – Dying To Be Me by Anita Moorjani

Each of us has grown up listening to, believing in and following certain ideologies which have been passed onto us from our parents, our religions, our cultures and later got firmly entrenched into our being from our experiences. More often than not we’ve followed these without questioning them or continued following them even after not… Read More Book Review – Dying To Be Me by Anita Moorjani