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How to get Lucky – Easy & breezy 0

How to get Lucky – Easy & breezy

Paperback Author: Ashwin Sanghi Language: English Length: 160 pages Publisher: Westland Yet another self help book Once my daughter was cleaning up the book shelf and decided to sort out the books topic wise. She managed to find...

Ramayana retold 0

Ramayana retold

Most of us have grown up listening to the tales from the Ramayana so reading Shubha Vilas’ “Rise of the Sun Prince ”  is like revisiting one’s childhood with all the comfort that nostalgia...

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Child of Misfortune – A detective novel that fails to thrill.

This review is a part of the biggest <a href=”http://blog.blogadda.com/2011/05/04/indian-bloggers-book-reviews” target=”_blank”> Book Review Program </a> for <a href=”http://www.blogadda.com” target=”_blank”>Indian Bloggers.</a> Participate now to get free books! Meet  Amit Pratap Rathore, a barely  5 foot something...

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Prisoner,Jailor,Prime Minister – Politics in Modern India

The Story: Every story begins with a dot and Siddhartha Tagore is the first dot in “Prisoner, Jailor, Prime Minister”. We first make his acquaintance as the newly sworn Prime Minister of India, in...

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The Hunt for Kohinoor – Finding hidden treasure

The first time I ever came across the word crepuscular was in a vocabulary list way back in school in the days when school children had to know such grand words. This was the...

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And the Mountains Echoed – A story of no real choices

Yesterday I did something which I just have to write about , simply because it was something I hadn’t done in a long, long time and am not likely to do in a long...

A life fulfilled 0

A life fulfilled

This is the story of an ordinary man – me  These seemingly simplistic words belie the heroic effort that was required to retell the fascinating story of Vijay Santhanam. Till 28th August 2006, Vijay...

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Am I truly Happy? – Shailendra Singh’s Gyaan on how to beat stress and be happy

Having briefly met Shailendra Singh when he was just starting out as a businessman, I was intrigued by the title of his book “F?@K KNOWS” and was keen on reviewing it. However, despite being...

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Old wine in a smart new bottle

Mythology plays an important part in child rearing and like most Indians I grew up on stories from our ancient past, hearing for the stories of the Ramayana and Mahabharat from my grandmother. Intrigued by...

When Bankers turn Gangsters 0

When Bankers turn Gangsters

What happens when you combine the words banker and  gangster? You get the word BANKSTER which is the title of Ravi Subramanian‘s latest book. I was lucky enough to get an author signed copy...

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