Saturday, October 24, 2020

Book Review

Book Review: The Rule Breakers by Preeti Shenoy

There are two kinds of people in this world—those who follow the rules and those who do not think twice about breaking them. Preeti Shenoy launches yet another riveting novel on the fragility of human emotions toiling hard to keep up the rules set by the society. Set in the misty mountains and an intriguing city of Pune, The Rules...

Book Review

Book Name:       Urban Naxals-The making of Buddha in the traffic jam. Author:               Vivek Agnihotri Publisher:           Garuda Prakashan, Gurugram Price:                   399/- “The war still rages on, the attacker alone can’t be blamed, those who stood aloof in time they also will be shamed” This couplet of Ramdharisinh Dinkar is the soul of this book- ‘Urban Naxals’. The book is not only a documentation of...

પુસ્તક સમીક્ષા – “ યુધ્ધ – ૭૧ “

લેખક : નગેન્દ્ર વિજય મુદ્રક અને પ્રકાશક : હર્ષલ પબ્લિકેશન્સ, અમદાવાદ. કિમત : ૩૫૦/-                             ... તમે ગાઝી એટેક ફિલ્મ જોઈ છે ? શ્વાસ થંભાવી દે તેવી થ્રીલર. છેક છેલ્લી ધડી સુધી અનિશ્ચતતા            અને આશંકા પરંતુ વિજય ‘ ગાઝી ‘  સામે ‘રાજપૂત’નો . ખેર, એ ફિલ્મ તો એક નાનું...

Book review- Ready to fire

Book title: "Ready to fire"- How India & I survived the ISRO spy case Author: Nambi Narayan & Arun Ram Publisher: Bloomsbury  Well, as its title suggests the book is all about a scientist, a conspiracy, a struggle for survival & freedom, an alleged sabotage act of India’s most ambitious rocket project & so on. Nambi Narayan, a former scientist with ISRO,...

Book Review : The Free Voice

Title: The Free Voice (On Democracy, Culture & The Nation) Author: Ravish Kumar Translation: Chitra Padmanabhan, Anurag Basnet and Ravi Singh Publisher: Speaking Tiger Price: 324 /- (Amazon) Rubbish, that can be the only word used for this ‘Time Pass Book’. When you are reading a prime-time anchor/senior journo’s writings you expect some ‘real stuff’ regarding to the subject i.e. on Democracy, Culture &...

Confessions of a Pulp Writer

Na Bairi Na Koi Begana Author - Surendra Mohan Pathak Genre – Autobiography Publisher – Westland Do you know Sunil Chakravarty, Ramakant Ambarsariya, Inspector Prabhudayal, most wanted Vimal, Nilam, 'Sudhir-The lucky bastard' ?.  If your answer is ‘No’. Its mandatory for you to read next few paragraphs because if you can read Hindi and have no idea about these ‘Pulpy’ characters you...