the good book corner

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The Good Book Corner’s Recommended Reading

  ‘In this fascinating cultural history, Arup K Chatterjee charts the extraordinary journey of the Indian Railways, from the laying of the very first sleeper to the first post-Independence bogey. … Continue reading

December 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Free Hit by Suprita Das

Suprita Das, author Free Hit , ‘Free Hit dives deep into the lives of a spirited bunch of Indian women cricketers who fought hard for their right to play, overcame sponsorship … Continue reading

November 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai by Yasir Abbasi

About the book:   Peppered with heartfelt accounts and charming anecdotes, Urdu film magazines were in great favour with the public from the 1930s through the 1990s – a considerable … Continue reading

November 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Preview The Pataala Prophecy:Son of Bhrigu by Christopher C. Doyle

Prologue September, 1799 Giza, Egypt Louis Alexandre Berthier looked around and shivered.But not because it was cold. It was their location. The night had not yet begun its retreat before … Continue reading

April 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Perils of Being Moderately Famous by Soha Ali Khan; reviewed by Amina Singh

At the book launch I was thoroughly enchanted by Soha ‘s candid speaking style .. she read excerpts and answered Barkha Dutt( who could have been avoided really!) rather frankly … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Revisiting the Classics- Agatha Christie’s Curtain:Poirot’s Last Case

Nothing is so sad, in my opinion, as the devastation wrought by age.                                    … Continue reading

November 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Revisiting the Classics- Agatha Christie’s Five Little Pigs

“You are making up your mind, are you not, whether I am a mere mounteback, or the man you need?” She smiled. She said: “Well, yes- something of that kind. … Continue reading

November 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Love, Africa by Jeffrey Gettleman

The biggest stories often start with a scrap of paper, a phone number and an obviously fake name…. From Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jeffrey Gettleman, comes a memoir spanning three … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

An Almond for a Parrot by Wray Delaney

…I was not brought up in a Christian way and wasn’t much impressed by all I heard. If God was the head of the family, I thought he was a … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

This House of Clay and Water by Faiqa Mansab

It had all begun so well, just like how things ended in fairy tales… Faiqa Mansab’s award-winning thesis is the foundation on which This House of Clay and Water has … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment
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