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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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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