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Nov 27, 2018
Queen of Hearts review: Lalita Iyer's biography explores what Sridevi means to her fans rather than what it meant to be SrideviLalita Iyer’s Queen of Hearts: The Life of Sridevi manages to steer clear of maintaining this balance and wonderful as that is, the book ends up being about what Sridevi means to most of her fans than what it meant to be Sridevi.
Nov 12, 2018
Dhiraj Nayyar’s new book shows Narendra Modi's understanding of markets is in no way inferior to that of his criticsUnlike his peers in academia or financial journalism who run down the Modi government’s demonetisation drive and GST roll out, Nayyar categorises these moves as “radical reforms” intended to benefit the economy in long run
Nov 01, 2018
Udayan Mukherjee's Dark Circles is a rewarding read, which soars in its exploration of mental healthIn a way, Udayan Mukherjee's Dark Circles feels like a book of memory, where its travels into the past fittingly reveal something much greater about human emotion, or what it conceals, in the shade of unasked questions.
Aug 25, 2018
Soldiering — A Life on the Edge: Brigadier PS Gothra's book paints a grim image of Kashmir conflict, daily grind of fighting militancyIn Soldiering: A Life On The Edge, Brigadier PS Gothra talks about the Kashmir conflict through the life and times of a rather ordinary Captain, shorn of glory, but going through the daily grind of fighting militancy in the Valley
Aug 20, 2018
Marvel's Infinity Wars #1 review: A fun ride that builds a story with meaningful, far-reaching consequencesWhile skeptics were — perhaps rightly — concerned that Infinity Wars could turn out to be a half-hearted effort to cash-in on the runaway popularity of the similarly named but very different Infinity War in the MCU, this thankfully, does not appear to be the case
Aug 01, 2018
The Unending Game by Vikram Sood offers former RAW chief's compelling, exhaustive insights into espionageVikram Sood's The Unending Game covers some of the most exciting aspects of Indian intelligence's failures and successes
Jul 30, 2018
Raza Rumi's Being Pakistani reinforces belief in shared cultures, rejects nationalistic identity thrust on countryIn Being Pakistani, Raza Rumi argues that the country's cultural landscape is in stark contrast to the singular notion of one-religion, one-nation, one-culture that one hears about in the media
Jun 28, 2018
Tiger Woods: New unauthorised biography traces how golf ace was groomed for greatness, stardom, immortalityTiger Woods by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian recounts the mythical rise and the equally legendary fall of one of the greatest and perhaps the most widely written about athletes of all time
Jun 19, 2018
Priyanka Chopra: A Dark Horse covers actor's well-documented rise to fame, but offers few insightsThere is more to Priyanka Chopra than being a dark horse. Hopefully, the next biography/book brings that to light.
May 22, 2018
The perils of being Qandeel Baloch: A new book examines systemic violence against women in PakistanSanam Maher's book is a steady journey through the dystopia of people who actively wished for Qandeel Baloch's death, or contributed actively to the wave of hate for her