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The Dream Chasers

December 27, 2013
By Nabila Tazyeen
The Dream Chasers

Every time I think of this book (I had even forgotten the name and had to Google it), I think of an imaginary conversation I will have with the author Vipul Mittra (whose name I had forgotten as well, till I Googled it), should I ever meet him. Here’s how it will go. * Only guy at the airport holding the book, waiting to see if anyone will notice it and ask about it, looks at me and smiles as I walk towards the empty seat next to him. Me: Oh, so you’re reading this book? Guy: Haan bhai,...
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The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

December 23, 2013
By Anjana Avinash
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

Kim Edwards has written a tale of loss, love, and the agony of living with the consequences of actions. There’s a strong streak of loss weaving through the story, lying dormant at times and usurping centre stage at others. The essence of the loss...
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Aisle Be Damned

November 27, 2013
By Anjana Avinash
Aisle Be Damned

‘Swaying hips, praying lips and flying tips’. These are the words that jump out of the cover of Aisle Be Damned by Rishi Piparaiya. On reading these words , if you think you’re in for a rollicking read, you are absolutely on the right...
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Prophet Of Love

November 7, 2013
By Anjana Avinash
Prophet Of Love

Prophet Of Love written by Farrukh Dhondy has a disconcerting beginning. It starts with a monologue about the four-letter word which turns out to be part of a god-man’s...
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Arjuna – Saga of a Pandava Warrior-Prince

October 22, 2013
By Urmi Vaz
Arjuna – Saga of a Pandava Warrior-Prince

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book. ~ Cicero M Tullius If Cicero was to say this today, he’d have modified...
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Sita’s Ramayana

October 21, 2013
By Nabila Tazyeen
Sita’s Ramayana

” ‘War, in some ways,’ muses Sita, the heroine of this book, ‘is merciful to men. It makes them heroes if they are victors. If they are vanquished –...
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