the good book corner

Manuscript help, book reviews and author interviews

The Sun That Rose From The Earth by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi

” In such meetings and partings, ultimately lives are lost. There is no end to Love and Beauty never relents” …….. From the First Divan of Mir Taqi Mir(1752) With … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Amma Tell Me About series by Bhakti Mathur

When Bhakti Mathur, a banker by profession wanted to tell stories from Indian mythology and folklore to her two young boys, she could not find anything that met her standards. … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Horrid High by Payal Kapadia

Ferg Gottin is born to parents who don’t have time for him and can’t wait to be rid of their eleven year old son. So when Mrs Gottin finds a … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Amazing Racist by Chhimi Tenduf-La

Edward Trusted, a young Brit comes to Sri Lanka on a two year teaching contract with an International school, and almost immediately meets, and is besotted with Menaka, the beautiful … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Interview with Devika Rangachari, author of Queen of Ice

Devika Rangachari has won several awards for her children’s writing. Her book, Growing Up (Children’s Book Trust, 2000) was on the Honour List of the International Board on Books for … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · 1 Comment