Whose Samosa is it Anyway?: The Story of Where ‘Indian’ Food...

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Whose Samosa is it Anyway?: The Story of Where 'Indian' Food Really Came From by Sonal Ved Publisher:Penguin (2022) When an artwork is presented, often people are...

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Ladies’ Tailor

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Ladies' Tailor by Priya Hajela Publisher: Harper Collins (2022) Ladies' Tailor follows the lives of Gurdev and his cohort, now tagged as refugees and set to be...

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The Immortal King Rao: A Novel

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The Immortal King Rao: A Novel by Vauhini Vara Publisher: Fourth Estate (2022) “Science fiction is not predictive, it’s descriptive.”, Ursula K. Le Guin says in the...

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Abhimanyu

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Abhimanyu by Anuja Chandramouli Publisher: Leadstart (2022) Mortals have little say in their humble roles determined by the greater arc of destiny. This veracious line from Abhimanyu by...

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Lost, Hurt, or in Transit Beautiful

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Lost, Hurt, or in Transit Beautiful by Rohan Chhetri Publisher: Harper Collins (2021) “We are each given heaven for brief so heavy We put it down and...

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Lords of the Deccan: Southern India from Chalukyas to Cholas

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Lords of the Deccan:Southern India from Chalukyas to Cholas by Anirudh Kanisetti Publisher: Juggernaut (2021) As the name of the book suggests, Lords of the Deccan traces...

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Cadet No. 1 And Other Amazing Women In The Armed Forces

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Cadet No. 1 And Other Amazing Women In The Armed Forces by Maya Chandrasekaran Publisher: Harper Children's Cadet No. 1 and other amazing women in the armed...

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Misfit Madhu

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Misfit Madhu by Divya Anand Publisher: Penguin Random House ‘Misfit Madhu’ is an excellent saga of class VII student Madhu who went on to become ‘Maker Madhu’...

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Adam

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Adam by S. Hareesh, Translated by Jayasree Kalathil Publisher: Vintage Books “Adam” is a collection of nine short stories written by S.Hareesh originally in Malayalam and translated...

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Desperately Seeking Shah Rukh: India’s Lonely Young Women and the Search...

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Desperately Seeking Shah Rukh: India's Lonely Young Women and the Search for Intimacy and Independence by Shrayana Bhattacharya Publisher: Harper Collins (2021) Shah Rukh and The Sisterhood...

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To Hell and Back: Humans of COVID

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To Hell and Back: Humans of COVID by Barkha Dutt Publisher: Juggernaut (2022) The Kargil War and Covid 19 – these two momentous events in India’s...

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The Wait: And Other Stories

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The Wait: And Other Stories by Damodar Mauzo, Translated by Xavier Cota Publisher: Vintage Books (2022) There must be something special about Goa. There is not a...

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Pinkoo Shergill Pastry Chef

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Pinkoo Shergill Pastry Chef by Vibha Batra Publisher: Scholastic (2021) I have spent the last few months admiring the art of cooking and trying my hands at...

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Paati’s Rasam

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Paati's Rasam by Janaki Sabesh and Dhwani Sabesh Publisher: Karadi Tales (2022) “Colours returned to my rainbow” is a phrase from the book that aptly describes how...

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A Full Circle

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A Full Circle by Namrita Bachchan Publisher: Harper Design (2022) “A Full Circle” by Namrita Bachchan can be best defined as a poem which reinstates what most...

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Are Your Emotions Like Mine?

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Are You Emotions Like Mine? by Chitwan Mittal and Shruti Hemani Publisher: AdiDev Press (2021) "When we all talk about Child Psychology, the focus should be on...

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The Middle Finger

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The Middle Finger by Saikat Majumdar Publisher: Simon and Schuster (2022) The first thing one notices about The Middle Finger by Saikat Majumdar is its dark grey...

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Whole Numbers And Half Truths: What Data Can And Cannot...

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Whole Numbers And Half Truths: What Data Can And Cannot Tell Us About Modern India by Rukmini S. Publisher: Context (2021) For a book of non-fiction,...

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Savi and the Memory Keeper

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Savi and the Memory Keeper by Bijal Vachharajani Publisher: Hatchette (2021) In Alan Kay’s words, “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” ...

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Naturalist Ruddy: Adventurer. Sleuth. Mongoose.

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Naturalist Ruddy: Adventurer. Sleuth. Mongoose. by Rohan Chakravarty Publisher: Penguin (2021) If you are hoping for a tiny mongoose to climb through your sofa and walk seductively...

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