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

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

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

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

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

The Leadership Genius of Julius Caesar by Phillip Barlag

According to Phillip Barlag, human nature doesn’t change all that much. People today, have the same “operating system” as those in Caesar’s day. The difference lies in the social context, … Continue reading

May 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dear Ijeawele, Or A Feminist Manifesto In Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

” …It’s not enough to say you want to raise a daughter who can tell you anything; you have to give her the language to talk to you…” Chimamanda is … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 · Leave a comment
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