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My Little Sikh Handbook by Artika Aurora Bakshi

Trying to explain religion, or the concept behind its rituals and what its prayers signify is a daunting task. So how do you write about a religion in these sticky … Continue reading

September 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Cartoon Lover’s Guide to Private Equity by David Toll

When I joined Buyouts Insider to report on private equity activity among institutional investors, I had absolutely no clue what carried interest, top quartile, clawback, capital calls and whatnot meant!! … Continue reading

September 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Nobody Killed Her by Sabyn Javeri

  Most events in the sub-continent are replete with intrigue, and spin forth numerous conspiracy theories and whodunnits especially when  a political leader or a celebrity is murdered. Often it … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew by Abigail Pogrebin

As an Indian I have had the privilege of observing various religions in my country and the rituals that the religious adhere to in their everyday lives. As a non-observant … Continue reading

July 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Walking With Nanak by Haroon Khalid

For a wondering Sikh like me who constantly questions if Sikhism today truly reflects the spirit of Guru Nanak and his teachings, this book by Haroon Khalid was a wonderful … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · 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

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

Interviewing Aliyyah Eniath, author of The Yard

Aliyyah Eniath was born in Trinidad and Tobago; her ancestors hailed from Uttar Pradesh, India. She’s a director at Safari Publications, a magazine publishing house, and founder/editor-in-chief of Belle Weddings … Continue reading

July 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yama’s Lieutenant by Anuja Chandramouli

What if all accidents, acts of passion and hatred, of divisiveness, illness and violence, were not human reactions to situations, but guided by spirits who repent nothing, and whose evil … Continue reading

July 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Yard by Aliyyah Eniath

The Yard, enclosed by a high fence wall, comprised six bleached white houses arranged in a semi-circle around a central courtyard. Maya and her family lived in one of those … Continue reading

July 17, 2016 · Leave a comment
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