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Mumtaz and Taj Mahal – Book Review

Pravin Anand's latest book, Mumtaz and Taj Mahal, is more about retelling a tale of love, a monumental love that saw the Taj rising. He has used his imagination to colour the realities into a realistic-fiction in which he glorifies the love of Mumtaz and her king, Shahjahan. Moreover, as the ease is too easy and the book can be read by teenagers, youths, young and grown-ups, the book has [...]

By | December 27th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

The Evening by Phidalia Toi

Phidalia Toi is back with another stunning analytical book on the NDA government's fourth year at the centre. The Evening is the fourth and penultimate instalment of the series Marathon Race to Acche Din by the author from North-East India and like all the previous ones, this book also shows an inclination towards maturity as well as a subtle attitude in analysing the various issues that rocked the scenes in [...]

By | December 1st, 2018|Books|0 Comments

If I am Born Again, Lord Please… book review

I have always been a fan of poetry and reading new poetry collections has always been a hobby of mine. And this time, I have stumbled upon a collection which is rather sentimental and based on true incidents - incidents of falling in love and getting to a different destination thereafter. If I am born again, Lord Please... is a poetry collection by Shopone, a poet who is liked to [...]

By | November 10th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

Elephants in the Room – Book Review

Before I get into the details, let me share some facts about Suraj Laxminarayanan's debut novel, a crime thriller piece of fictional literature. The first important thing that a reader should know is that the author has taken almost 3 (even a little more than that) years to complete this novel. Elephants in the Room by Suraj is the result of constant cleansing, curating and bettering a creation of words [...]

By | November 7th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

13 Untitled and Weird Poems – my new poetry collection

Hello friends, I hope you all are well and waiting for the festivities to begin - Durgapuja and then a small wait for Diwali. Meanwhile, I have composed a few poems and created a poetry collection. The collection has been published as a Kindle E-book on Amazon. For the lovers of strange and weird poems, the collection will certainly be readable. I have put the title as 13 Untitled and [...]

By | October 8th, 2018|Books|1 Comment

Sons and Lovers – Book Review

Sons and Lovers, the novel, holds a very important place in my life. I have read it as a student and then studied it as a grown-up man having literary occupations. Both the times, I had that mesmerising effect which is conventional as far as the novels of this quality are concerned. D. H. Lawrence becomes as detailed as Thomas Hardy and as philosophical as Aldous Huxley; it purely depends [...]

By | September 25th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

A Thousand Seeds of Joy – Book Review

Title I Read - A Thousand Seeds of Joy Author - Ananda Karunesh Publisher - The Write Place Published in - 2018 Pages - 370 Genre - Nonfiction, Neo-Spiritual, Religious (as you like it) Suggested Readers - those who enjoy reading spiritual and interesting books, believers and non-believers alike, every reader who wants to read something really new and stunning My Rating - 5/5 stars! My Remarks - awesome! you [...]

By | August 7th, 2018|Books|3 Comments

Indicting Goliath by Lal Bhatia – Book Review

Book - Indicting Goliath Author - Lal Bhatia Publisher - Notion Press First Published - 2018 Pages - 286 Who should read - Indians and US and the World citizens concerned about the problem of corruption and violations of human rights and injustice Indicting Goliath is not a tall tale; it's just a simple narration by a person who has suffered into the hands of self-glorifying state called the United [...]

By | July 28th, 2018|Books|1 Comment

Best Books to Study Geography for IAS Mains & Prelims – Expert Opinion

Topic: Trying to make out a list of best books to study Geography for UPSC or IAS mains and PT. Geography has been one of my subsidiary subjects when I was pursuing my graduation during the 2008-11 session at Nalanda College, Magadh University. It's certainly diverse and a wide horizon which hides many things beneath and lets us have a view of so many things above. There are many of [...]

By | July 26th, 2018|Books|7 Comments

Making a Poem by Vihang Naik – Review

I read - Making a Poem Who wrote it? Vihang Naik What Genre? Poetry Pages - 50 Publishers - Authors Press Rating - 5/5 stars I have been a reader of poetry for ages now! Relax, I am playing with metaphorical language these days. The one that caught my eyes this time is Vihang Naik's poetry collection Making a Poem. A very thin book, physically, contains 25 poems by the [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|Books|1 Comment