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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

Right to Passage, Travels Through India, Pakistan and Iran by Zeeshan Khan

Sometimes I stumble upon a book that charms me beyond measure. It may have been written really well, or the subject matter is dear to me and I wish I … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Top Children’s Books In India in 2015

An incredibly great number of children’s books were published in India. We reviewed many on The Good Book Corner, but there were more reads out there! So we asked the … Continue reading

December 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer by Cyrus Mistry

Cyrus Mistry won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature in 2014 for Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer. Khandhias, the Parsi corpse bearers are almost like the untouchables in the … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Book Of Gold Leaves by Mirza Waheed

For Indians Kashmir is a part of India, and most of us fail to understand why Kashmir would want to associate itself with Pakistan, a country under siege. Despite living … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

Israel as a Gift of the Arabs by Shail Mayaram

Shail Mayaram is Senior Fellow with the Centre for Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi. In the course of her stay in Israel as a visiting professor, Shail Mayaram wrote a … Continue reading

June 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Maya by C.W.Huntington

When I started reading Maya, the first thought that came into my mind was,” And here’s another book on a foreigner’s perception of India”! There was a time a few … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chatting with a writer of romance – Shoma Narayanan

tgbc: What’s your personal brand of romance? Shoma: Fun, flirty and feisty tgbc: The nicest gift you have received from a loved one! Shoma: The Kindle Paperwhite my husband gifted … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

An Obedient Father, Akhil Sharma

What do you say of a book whose protagonist you absolutely dislike? And find that there is no redemption for him in the book, or in your heart? ‘An Obedient … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Toba Tek Singh by Sadat Hasan Manto

A couple of years after the partition of the country, it occurred to the respective governments of India and Pakistan that inmates of lunatic asylums, like prisoners, should also be … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 1 Comment