Tag: book

  • My Book Review of ‘Rising: 30 Women Who Changed India’

    Rising – 30 women who changed India – a non-fiction title by Kiran Manral and published by Rupa covers the inspiring journeys of 30 Indian women from various fields who blazed a trail for others to follow. Manral has allocated a chapter for each achiever, and she has meticulously listed all her references from secondary […]

  • Interview with Author Ranjani Rao

    I feature an interview with the author of ‘Rewriting My Happily Ever After’

  • My Book Review of ‘Yesterday’s Ghosts’ By Nikhil Pradhan

    On Halloween, I’d taken part in a Twitter chat with Blogchatter and was sent this review copy of ‘Yesterday’s Ghosts’ by Nikhil Pradhan when I’d expressed interest in reviewing it. The book has been brought out by Harper Black, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers. It is categorized as fiction/thriller. The title ‘Yesterday’s Ghosts’ really […]

  • Who is Akira Yamashita?

    Meeting Vasudev Murthy, the author of ‘Sherlock Holmes in Japan’, at the Urban Solace book club meet was an interesting experience simply because Vasudev has so many interests of his own: violin, teaching, consulting, animal rights, yoga, and travelling (to quote from his twitter handle – @dracula99.) He’s called his blog (http://vmurthy.blogspot.in/), ‘Music Literature Weird […]

  • Chick Lit Featuring Megan Crane

    I love reading Chick lit. For the uninitiated, that’s fiction targeted at single women around 30 years of age, consisting of a good dose of humor and maybe some romance in it. “Although usually including romantic elements, women’s fiction (including chick lit) is generally not considered a direct subcategory of the romance novel genre, because […]