The Binding by Bridget Collins|Missing Memories or a Lifetime of Pain? What will you choose?

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Imagine you could erase grief. Imagine you could remove pain. Imagine you could hide the darkest, most horrifying secret. Forever. Young Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a strange letter arrives summoning him away from his family. He is to begin an apprenticeship as a Bookbinder—a vocation that arouses fear, …

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The Afflictions by Vikram Paralkar

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Shadowing an elderly librarian on his first day at the great Central Library, Máximo is thrilled to get a peek at the exclusive Encyclopedia of Medicine. It's a dizzying collection of maladies: an amnesia that causes everyone you've ever met to forget you exist, while you remain perfectly, painfully aware of your …

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New Release Alert: The Forest Of Enchantments by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

HarperCollins is all set to release "The Forest of Enchantments" by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Blurb: The Ramayana, one of the world’s greatest epics, is also a tragic love story. In this brilliant retelling, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni places Sita at the centre of the novel: this is Sita’s version. The Forest of Enchantments is also a …

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Book Review: Don’t Tell The Governor by Ravi Subramanian

Blurb (as on Goodreads): On 8 November, when the clock strikes 12, your money will be no good. Somewhere on the India-Nepal Border, a car full of passengers swerves off a highway and plunges into a valley, its trunk full of cash. In the UK, a Bollywood starlet wins Big Survivor, the most popular reality TV …

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Latitudes of Longing by Subhangini Swarup|Book Review|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): ‘Intense, lyrical, and powerful … This is a remarkable debut.’ – Jeet Thayil An astounding exploration of intense longings, Shubhangi Swarup’s novel begins in the depths of the Andaman Sea, and follows geological and emotional faultlines through the Irrawaddy delta and the tourist-trap of Thamel, to end amidst the highest glaciers and …

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Book Review: Half Gods by Akil Kumarasamy|A book that leaves a distinct taste behind|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A startlingly beautiful debut, Half Gods brings together the exiled, the disappeared, the seekers. Following the fractured origins and destines of two brothers named after demigods from the ancient epic the Mahabharata, we meet a family struggling with the reverberations of the past in their lives. These ten interlinked stories redraw the …

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Book Review: The Other Woman by Daniel Silva |A Spy Thriller|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): She was his best-kept secret … In an isolated village in the mountains of Andalusia, a mysterious Frenchwoman begins work on a dangerous memoir. It is the story of a man she once loved in the Beirut of old, and a child taken from her in treason’s name. The woman is the …

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