Books

Book Review: The Competent Authority by Shovon Chowdhury

6 years ago Shaili Desai 2
The current status of our chaotic country seems to be an extremely fitting time for this book to be written. With our country riddled by dishonest, utterly inept politicians, a failing bureaucracy, a police willing to act only at particular instances, a media perpetually high on steroids, shrewd spiritual leaders (better to call them businessmen, Read More

Second Hand Book Finds #1

6 years ago Shaili Desai 3
17 Problems only book lovers will understand seems to have gone viral in social media. I am not surprised, since it’s so TRUE, as most of you would agree! And the 17th problem is that you can never have TOO MANY BOOKS! With so many books still sitting on my table, waiting to be read, Read More

Readers Recommend #1

6 years ago Shaili Desai 3
Sometime last month, I put up a post on the facebook page (Yes, you need to go and ‘like‘ it otherwise you miss out on all the book related updates!) asking people for their recommendations. So here is the first ‘Readers Recommend’ post. Find below some of the books recommended by readers of this blog: 1. At Read More

Book releases in September – Fiction

6 years ago Shaili Desai 0
August was an exciting month with so many book releases. However, September doesn’t look too bad either, with books by Margaret Atwood and Jhumpa Lahiri set to release. Check out the book releases in September below! 1. MADDADDAM by Margaret Atwood, Bloomsbury Publishing Image Source Maddaddam is the concluding book of the speculative trilogy which Read More

Giveaway: Lady, you’re not a man by Apurva Purohit, CEO, Radiocity

6 years ago Shaili Desai 0
UPDATE: The Giveaway is now over. The lucky winner of the book is Ritu Jhajharia. Congratulations, Ritu ! I promised a giveaway of this book when the number of likes on the Facebook Page hit 300. And that’s happened ! 😀 And so, as promised, I am giving away a fresh, new copy of the book Read More

Lady, you’re not a man !

6 years ago Shaili Desai 2
I finished reading ‘Lady, you’re not a man’ by Apurva Purohit, on a journey back from Mumbai. Image: Source I went to Mumbai as I was one of the 25 shortlisted persons for Bloomberg TV’s show ‘The Pitch’. The fact that I didn’t make it to the top ten meant that I did not have Read More