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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
May 21, 2018
Nautanki Diaries book review: Dominic Franks' bicycle journey reveals India's kind, welcoming sideNautanki Diaries introduces the reader to beautiful locales and cultures across many Indian states, but it is always the people featured in the book who surprise one the most
Apr 30, 2018
Decade-long investigation into Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh unveils crime story stranger than fictionJournalist Anurag Tripathi puts together notes from his Tehelka investigation and later findings to explain how Gurmeet Ram Rahim Insan turned into a powerful criminal | #FirstCulture
Mar 09, 2018
A Century is Not Enough book review: Sourav Ganguly's autobiography is patchy and feels very rushedThis rushed hodgepodge of an autobiography doesn't do justice to a man who transformed a team dubbed "Sachin and Ten Dull Curs" by an Amul advertisement many years ago, turning it into one of the country's greatest ever sides.
Feb 07, 2018
Meer Jafar Ali Khan's historic battle against East India Company for flouting Treaty of Surat chronicled in new bookIn Surat: Fall of a Port, Rise of a Prince, Moin Mir chronicles how Meer Jafar Ali Khan battled the East India Company in British Parliament for violating the terms of the Treaty of 1800 | #FirstCulture
Feb 04, 2018
Rose McGowan's Brave: Four reasons why you should read the actor's daring Hollywood exposeIn Brave, there’s real insight that emerges from Rose McGowan's painfully lived experiences and plenty of astute observations.