the good book corner

Manuscript help, book reviews and author interviews

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 monicabhide.com. 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

Interview with Danesh Rana, author of Red Maize

Red Maize(Harper Collins) is one of my favorite books from 2015, and the rightful winner of the Tata Literature Live!First Book Award-Fiction. The conflict in Kashmir is finding a voice … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

A chat with Jeff Koehler – author of Darjeeling, A History of the World’s Greatest Tea

Indians love their tea. Enter any home, corporate office or business in India, and the first thing on offer is tea (OK – coffee in the southern regions). From cutting … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment