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Book Review: 'Ghalib Danger' by Neeraj Pandey

Book Review: ‘Ghalib Danger’ by Neeraj Pandey

Format: Paperback Language: English Publisher: Blue Salt (Penguin Books Imprint) ISBN: 9780143421016 Price: INR 250 If one had to point out why Neeraj Pandey is one of the most respected writer-directors in the Indian film industry right now, the answer would be because of the highly original & extremely entertaining...
Interview: Madhuri Banerjee, author of 'Advantage Love', 'Losing My Virginity And Other Dumb Ideas' and 'Mistakes Like Love And Sex'

Interview: Madhuri Banerjee, author of ‘Advantage Love’, ‘Losing My Virginity And Other Dumb Ideas’ and ‘Mistakes Like Love And Sex’

Q. A book like Advantage Love has a number of colourful personalities. I have to ask you, why a politician and a Tennis player? I’ve never explored the mind of a politician and tennis player. What would it be like for a young upcoming man from either of these fields...
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Book Discussion: 'Treasure of Kafur' by Aroon Raman

Book Discussion: ‘Treasure of Kafur’ by Aroon Raman

There is a moment in the latter half of this book where Dattatreya, the protagonist, is engaged in battle with anti-Mughal forces as a scout when he suddenly falls off his horse because of an attack from an assailant (whose identity shall remain undisclosed for obvious reasons). And this is perhaps the point where this...
Book Review: 'Supertraits of Superstars' by Priyanka Sinha Jha

Book Review: ‘Supertraits of Superstars’ by Priyanka Sinha Jha

Format: Paperback Language: English ISBN: 9788129129789 Publisher: Rupa Publications Pages: 186 Price: INR 195 ‘Supertraits of Superstars‘ starts out by describing an average week in the life of legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan. It sets the tone for the rest of this self-help book, which also happens to be journalist Priyanka Sinha Jha‘s debut. ‘Supertraits...
Book Review: 'Passionate Love' by Shivangi Ramsay

Book Review: ‘Passionate Love’ by Shivangi Ramsay

Format: eBook Language: English For a debut, ‘Passionate Love‘ by Shivangi Ramsay is a pretty good shot! Meet Ambika Raana, lifestyle journalist for a leading women’s magazine in Pune. She definitely has a charm of her own and she accepts life as it comes. Destiny is all set to introduce her to Ayaan Ramsay, the Indian...
Book Review: 'Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi' by Gargi Sarkar

Book Review: ‘Manikarnika – The Queen of Jhansi’ by Gargi Sarkar

Format: Paperback Language: English ISBN: 9789351376606 Pages: 224 Price: INR 295 ‘A few, wholehearted, sincere and energetic men and women can do more in a year than a mob in a century’ - Swami Vivekananda History determines the fate of the present and the path of the future. Gargi Sarkar presents her political thriller ‘Manikarnika...
Book Review: 'Fatal Cure' by Robin Cook

Book Review: ‘Fatal Cure’ by Robin Cook

Format: Paperback Language: English ISBN: 9780425145630 Pages: 447 Price: Rs. 350 A man of words, his novels have never disappointed his fans. ‘Fatal Cure’ is the prodigy of Robin Cook’s spectacular mind conspiracy. In this medical thriller, Robin cook unfolds the story of the survival of a doctor’s family through the fate of their destiny....
Book Review: 'Labyrinth: Short Stories' by Various Authors

Book Review: ‘Labyrinth: Short Stories’ by Various Authors

Format: Paperback Pages: 221 Publisher: Litizen.com ISBN: 9788192391700 Price: INR 115 ‘Labyrinth‘ is a quick and riveting read. Filled with fifteen short stories on a variety of diverse topics, this book is fun and fast. Each story brings with it a new setting, where each author attempts to portray a different emotion. No two stories...
Book Review: 'Chander Pahar' by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay

Book Review: ‘Chander Pahar’ by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay

Language: Bengali Format: Hardcover Publisher: Signet Press ISBN: 9789350400401 Pages: 176 Price: INR 80 Before I start to write a review, I’d like to take the opportunity to pat my own back. For there was a time when I really thought I’d never get around to reading Bengali literature – but here I am, having...
Books News: Abhi's Day Out at Kolkata Literary Meet (KALAM), 2014

Books News: Abhi’s Day Out at Kolkata Literary Meet (KALAM), 2014

Foreword Getting to the Victoria Memorial from the northern suburb of Sodepur wasn’t really a daunting task as my relatives made it look like. Taking a bus upto Shyambazar during the ‘office time rush’ & then the Metro to Maidan station, walk up to the real world & just ask someone for directions to what...
Interview: Priyanka Sinha Jha, author of 'Supertraits of Superstars'

Interview: Priyanka Sinha Jha, author of ‘Supertraits of Superstars’

Q. First off, Congratulations for your debut book! How does it feel, being one book old? Thank you. ‘Supertraits of Superstars’ being my first book is very special; it has encouraged me in thinking that perhaps I can now venture into writing a few more books. Q. What inspired you to choose and write about...