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Remnants of a Separation by Aanchal Malhotra

“Yes, there is nothing more precious than freedom. But freedom at the cost of others, what freedom was that?” How does one review a book that touches the very core … Continue reading

September 10, 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 Good Book Corner Diaries- Goolbai Gunasekara

Hailing from a family of distinguished educationists Goolbai Gunasekara is the product of an erudite home in which humour, wit and a clever turn of phrase, was encouraged by Dr. … Continue reading

September 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

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

Interview with Zeeshan Khan, author – Right to Passage, Travels Through India, Pakistan and Iran

Zeeshan Khan is a journalist, currently working in communications with the International Organisation for Migration. He is passionate about history, religions, cultures and languages , and has an active interest … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview with Siddhartha Gigoo, Editor – A Long Dream of Home

A Long Dream of Home (The Persecution, Exodus and Exile of Kashmiri Pandits), edited by Siddhartha Gigoo and Varad Sharma, is a collection of memoirs of Kashmiri Pandits who lost … Continue reading

June 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dhanak by Anushka Ravishankar

Cinema is one of the biggest canvasses for storytelling and increasingly many books are being made into movies, even if book lovers will insist that the movie isn’t usually as … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Interview with Laura Barnett, author of The Versions of Us

The Decision Tree is one of the most popular classification algorithms in current use in Data Mining and Machine Learning. Simply put, a Decision Tree is a graph that uses … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

An interview with Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni by Monica Bhide

Reprinted with permission from Monica Bhide. This interview first appeared on I have a girl crush on Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Her book, The Mistress of Spices, continues to be … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment