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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The Ghost of Malabar

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The Ghost of Malabar by Soumya Ayer Publisher: Harper Children's (2022) Wow!!! I found the book quite intriguing. In the beginning I felt the vocabulary is of...

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The Odd Book Of Baby Names

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The Odd Book Of Baby Names by Anees Salim Publisher: Penguin (2021) A dying erstwhile king lays in a comatose state in his palace Cotah Mahal. He...

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Not Just Cricket: A Reporter’s Journey through Modern India

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Not Just Cricket: A Reporter's Journey through Modern India by Pradeep Magazine Publisher: HarperCollins (2021) The author writes very passionately and affectionately about his childhood spent in...

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Unsung: Poems

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Unsung: Poems by Arunoday Singh Publisher:Penguin (2022) “If it weren’t for the rocks in its bed, the stream would have no song.” (Carl Perkins) For an artist, the...

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Invisible Empire: The Natural History of Viruses

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Invisible Empire: The Natural History of Viruses by Pranay Lal Publisher: Penguin Viking (2021) I had Invisible Empire in my want-to-read shelf on goodreads for quite some...

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Open Book : Not Quite a Memoir

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Open Book : Not Quite a Memoir By Kubbra Sait Publisher: HarperCollins (2022) Eyes are windows to the soul and the books when well written are...

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Hope: Wisdom to Survive in a Hopeless World

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Hope: Wisdom to Survive in a Hopeless World By Devdutt Pattanaik Publisher: Juggernaut (2021) Has the COVID-19 pandemic left you feeling shaken up? Does the world feel...

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The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis

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The Nutmeg's Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis by Amitav Ghosh Publisher: Penguin (2021) Amitav Ghosh’s ‘The Nutmeg’s Curse’, was quite a refreshing breather from the...

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Breaking Free: A Novel

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Breaking Free: A NoveL by Vaasanthi, translated by N. Kalyan Raman Publisher: Harper Perennial (2022) ‘Breaking Free’, translated from the Tamil work "Vittu Viduthalaiyagi" written around a...

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Chronicles of the Lost Daughters

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Chronicles of the Lost Daughters by Debarati Mukhopadhyay, translated by Arunava Sinha Publsiher: Harper Collins India (2022) Renowned author, civil servant, and an inspiration to many, Debarati...

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The Coward And The Sword

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The Coward And The Sword by Jugal Hansraj Publisher: Harper Children's “A sword is useless in the hands of a coward” - Nichiren Daishonin and Granduncle Shonin...

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Valli: A Novel

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Valli:A Novel by Sheela Tomy, Translated by Jayasree Kalathil Publsiher: Harper Perennial In language as lush as the landscape it describes, Valli is a powerful ecofeminist lament,...

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The Muslim Vanishes: A Play

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The Muslim Vanishes: A Play by Saeed Naqvi Publisher: Penguin Vintage Books In “The Muslim Vanishes”, renowned journalist Saeed Naqvi presents an intriguing premise, “What if...

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Tears of the Begums: Stories of Survivors of the Uprising of...

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Tears of the Begums: Stories of Survivors of the Uprising of 1857 by Khwaja Hasan Nizami, Translated by Rana Safvi Publisher: Hatchette India First published in 1922,...

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The 7 Sins of Being a Mother

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The 7 Sins of Being a Mother by Tahira Kashyap Khurrana Publisher: Juggernaut (2021) I read the seven sins of being a mother by Tahira Kashyap Khurrana....

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Maithili and the Minotaur: Web of Woe

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Maithili and the Minotaur: Web of Woe by C.G Salamander and Rajiv Eipe Publisher: Puffin (2021) Whenever a blurb on the back of a children’s book says...

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