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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

A Dowryless Wedding by Merlin Franco – review

Book: A Dowryless Wedding Author - Merlin Franco Publisher - author UPFRONT Pages - 225 Year - 2018 Rating - 3.7/5 stars A wedding that is dowryless seems quite refreshing, ideal and also relaxing - even if we just think something as such. However, is it even possible? You need to ask this to comrade Franklin and you will get the answer - never ever ask me about marriage, be [...]

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

Such is Her Life – Reecha Goyal – review

Book - Such is Her Life Author - Reecha Agarwal Goyal Publisher - Fingerprint, 2018 Pages - 178 Occasionally, I hit the deck and find a strange coin with, either, two same faces or none at all. This time, the coin is named Such is Her Life by Reecha Agarwal Goyal. This book, which I fear to call a feminist book, is strange because it has many faces. There are [...]

By | June 19th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

Best Book for IAS Interview (UPSC)

Civil Services or the IAS exam is the toughest exam, perhaps, in the world. The most interesting fact about this exam is that not only the different stages of the exam - preliminary and mains, but also the interview is supposed to be tricky and difficult. For those aspirants who have the ambition of seeing themselves at that stage, the interview chamber for the IAS honour, knowing about nature and [...]

By | June 8th, 2018|Books|2 Comments

The Gunpowder Prince by Michael Archer – book review

Book: The Gunpowder Prince Author: Michael Archer Published: 2018 Format I read: Kindle E-Book Pages: 145 Highlight - love reading about international wars and the hidden truths between the lines? there you go! I am, to be honest, very little interested in reading the books which don't offer anything interesting. And the ones that offer me a lot to be interested in, I rarely miss. Likewise, recently, I came to [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|Books|0 Comments

Kohinoor in You – review

Book: Kohinoor in You Author: Mukesh Kumar Shahi Publisher: Evincepub Publishing Review by: Alok Mishra "Life is all about learning the new-new things. Never stop learning if you want to be energetic throughout your life. People will cheat you, snatch you, beat you, rape you, fuck you, kill you but a good book will always help you to transform yourself and develop many qualities in life." In chapter 25 of [...]

By | May 16th, 2018|Books|1 Comment

Two Cheers for Democracy – Book Review

Two Cheers for Democracy - how does this title sound to you? What it clicks in the processor of your mind? Will you retweet one title like this? Well, I will review this personal classic by E. M. Forster today. Forster is someone I admire, not for his fiction, for his writing style and his presentation skills - he presents things to his readers lucidly. So, let's dive very deep [...]

By | April 27th, 2018|Books|2 Comments