Category Archives: Book

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson Book Review

  What can one possibly write as a review of a book that is already a bestseller and by an acclaimed writer like Isaacson? I am not even attempting to write one; just trying to share the kind of impact … Continue reading

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Jorasanko by Aruna Chakravarti ~ Book Review

  Many a times one is fortunate enough to read a book, which completely overpowers one. One starts living, breathing and empathizing with the characters portrayed. I recently read one such book, Jorasanko by Aruna Chakravarti. I was spell bound … Continue reading

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‘Goat Days’ by Benyamin- Book Review – Acting the goat, takes a new dimension in ‘Goat Days’

  There are some books you want to write about after reading them, ‘Goat Days’ by Benyamin, is one such book for me. Ever since I began reading ‘Goat Days’, I was unable to keep it down; I kept turning … Continue reading

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12.12.12 ; Are you doing anything special?

12.12.12, the date looks beautiful in its synchronized state. Does it not? It does to me! For me the liking of this date is similar to why one likes synchronized swimming; a special favorite feature of mine during the Olympic … Continue reading

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Life of Pi; why I liked the movie so!

Ang Lee’s big budget Hollywood offering, Life of Pi, is something I was waiting for with bated anticipation. And when I did finally watch it, it did not disappoint at all. Based on Yann Martel’s Man Booker Prize winning book, … Continue reading

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What is it that I liked about 50 Shades of Grey?

Before I immerse myself in my next read, which is Jeet Thayil’s Nacropolis (currently on the Man Booker shortlist), I thought I must put down my musings, as to why I liked reading EL James, 50 Shades of Grey. If … Continue reading

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The Emperor Of All Maladies- A biography of cancer

The book which touched me profoundly in recent times was Siddhartha Mukherjee’s, 2011 Pulitzer  prizewinner ‘The Emperor Of All Maladies- A biography of cancer”. The book is so lucidly written that even a non-medico like me, was hooked onto to … Continue reading

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