Book Review: Cut-The Death and Life of a Theatre Activist by Sreemoyee Piu Kundu

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Set in a world of government censure and ruthless stifling of anyone who questions their ways, CUT is a posthumous look at the personal and professional life of a visionary theatre artist. Would he be considered an 'urban naxal' today or remembered as a fearless agent who fought for social change? Did he and …

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Book Review: Typically Tanya by Taha Kehar

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Meet Tanya Shaukat. Tanya's got a pretty good life, working for Karachi's Daily Image newspaper and smoking-drinking-flirting her way through minor romantic escapades. Sure, there are a few tiny problems. But, so far, she's been handling them well enough - in fact, she's even managed to neatly sidestep the rishtaas her mother's …

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Jasmine Days by Benyamin|Winner of the JCB Prize, 2018|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Sameera Parvin moves to an unnamed Middle Eastern city to live with her father and her relatives. She thrives in her job as a radio jockey and at home she is the darling of the family. But her happy world starts to fall apart when revolution blooms in the country. As the …

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The Mogul by Vish Dhamija|Indian Courtroom Drama at its best|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Prem Bedi is the 'Mogul' - the third richest man in the country. He commands both fear and respect, and at fifty-three, he still looks handsome and aristocratic. But Bedi's smoothly run empire comes to a screeching halt when he's accused of killing his ex-wife and her husband, and dragged into a …

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Tides Don’t Cross by Simar Malhotra|Book Review|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Sparks fly immediately when Rukmani—fierce and assertive in the best and worst possible ways—meets the gentle Ayaan in the magical city Paris. Meanwhile, back in India, her reticent sister, Mrinalini struggles to cope with the void of a loveless marriage and an early pregnancy. Tides Don’t Cross follows these extremely interesting characters …

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Accidental Heroes by Danielle Steel|An Unusual take on Heroism|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A decorated former Air Force pilot. A pregnant flight attendant. A dedicated TSA agent. The fates of these three, and many others, converge in Danielle Steel’s gripping new novel—a heart-stopping thriller that engages ordinary men and women in the fight of their lives during a flight from New York to San Francisco. On …

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera |Book Review|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): In The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera tells the story of a young woman in love with a man torn between his love for her and his incorrigible womanizing and one of his mistresses and her humbly faithful lover. This magnificent novel juxtaposes geographically distant places, brilliant and playful reflections, and a …

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