Book Giveaway: The Hit by David Baldacci

5 years ago Shaili Desai 6
You may have read my review of ‘The Hit’ by David Baldacci. I am giving away the copy that I received from Pan Macmillan India. No courier/postal charges or any other costs. 🙂 You could be the lucky winner of the Book Giveaway if you fill the rafflecopter form below. This is open for residents of India Read More

Book Review: The Hit by David Baldacci

5 years ago Shaili Desai 4
BOOK TITLE: The Hit   Author: David Baldacci (Update: Participate in the giveaway to get this book for free !) About the author:  David Baldacci made a big splash on the literary scene with the publication of his first novel, Absolute Power, in 1996. A major motion picture adaptation followed, with Clint Eastwood as its director Read More

Friday Finds (June 21)

5 years ago Shaili Desai 4
So, it’s been a chilled out week, as compared to the last few ones, although I have had to get to work quite early. But…that has meant that my work gets over early too. However, my travelling time in the Metro has reduced as I am touring markets close to where I stay this week. Read More

Book Review: The Mysterious Mr. Jacob by John Zubrzycki

5 years ago Shaili Desai 1
John Zubrzycki, an Australian journalist, gained some fame when he wrote ‘The Last Nizam‘, a book about Mukarram Jah, his rise and subsequent fall. While that book was based on the Nizams of Hyderabad, his book ‘The Mysterious Mr. Jacob’, published by Random House India, is about Alexander Malcolm Jacob, a controversial diamond merchant, and Read More

Book Review: Tantra by Adi

5 years ago Shaili Desai 4
You could say that Tantra by Adi falls in the ‘Chetan Bhagat’ genre. I generally try to avoid the ‘Chetan Bhagat’ genre of Indian Fiction. You may not believe it, but there’s usually at least one person in the Delhi Metro who’s reading a Chetan Bhagat book. Everyday. We may criticize him all we want, Read More

Book Review: Boats on Land by Janice Pariat

5 years ago Shaili Desai 3
Boats on Land by Janice Pariat is a collection of short stories based in the North East, mostly Shillong (a place that I’ve always wanted to visit). The common theme that connects all the stories is that of Change and how each person deals with it in his or her own way. Some become quite Read More

Feature and Follow #1

5 years ago Shaili Desai 6
 This weekly meme is hosted by Parajunkee’s View and Alison Can Read. Today’s Question is: What blogger would you most like to meet in real life? Tell us about him or her. In real life, I think I’d like to meet Nishita @ Nishita’s Rants and Raves.The books she reviews always fall in the genre that Read More