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Invasion Syria,1941: Churchill and de Gaulle’s Forgotten War by Henri De Wailly, translated by William Land

At the height of World War II, while the Germans were setting their sights on Moscow, Free French, British and Australian forces launched an assault on the Vichy French army … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Silent Children by Amna K. Boheim

Annabel Albrecht Himmelhofgasse 15, Ober St. Veit, Wien 18th August 2004 Dearest Max, I am writing to inform you that I am dying. The doctors, however, cannot tell me how … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Jack Thorne (script), based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne; reviewed by Sapna Khajuria

First things first – remember the lyrical, evocative style of writing we all got used to after reading 7 Harry Potter books? Well, don’t look for that in this book. … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interviewing author Anuja Chandramouli

Anuja Chandramouli is a bestselling Indian author. Her highly acclaimed debut novel, Arjuna: Saga of a Pandava Warrior-Prince, was named by Amazon India as one of the top 5 books … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Girl Who Chose by Devdutt Pattanaik

After the Fun in Devlok series and Pashu, comes The Girl Who Chose, the story of Sita. As it says on the cover, this is Devdutt Pattanaik’s way of narrating … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maya in a Mess by Meera Nair

Maya wants to be class monitor and nothing seems to go right for her. She runs late, speaks her mind, always loses things and has tough competition from perfect Nidhi. … Continue reading

August 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Neon Noon by Tanuj Solanki

Generally, book reviews are quite easy; you either like the book or you don’t! With Tanuj Solanki’s Neon Noon, it’s not that simple. Though I managed to read it in … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jihadi Jane by Tabhish Khair

Tabish Khair’s heart-wrenching narrative comes at a time when ISIS poses a worldwide threat. The Islamic State was founded by a handful of fanatics; now it holds the world to … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment