Category Archives: Book Reviews

BY Vani IN Book Reviews, Guest post

‘Dushman’ Director Tanuja Chandra’s ‘Bijnis Woman’ is Delightful

Vani via Quint It’s been 22 years that I heard the story of Lallan bhaiya from my nani in Bareilly, but I still remember every word...

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BY Vani IN Book Reviews, Guest post

Vani via Quint Two weeks ago when my editor suggested that I review a book of poetry, my answer was a vehement “No”. “Poetry is not...

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BY Vani IN Book Reviews, Guest post

Beyond the Mahabharata You Know: Iyengar Imagines a Life, After

Vani via Quint It was my grandmother who first introduced me to the story of Ashwatthama, the son of Guru Dronacharya in Mahabharata. “He had a...

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BY Vani IN Book Reviews, Guest post

Book Review of Parsi Bol 2: A Wicked Wit Sums Up the Parsis (And This Book About Them)

A couple of days ago when I started working on my third book, I asked a friend in Mumbai to help me straighten up a Parsi...

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë This book is a treasure!

Emily Bronte’s ‘Wuthering Heights’ is painfully sad and exciting. It is not merely a tale of wild, vindictive love, but more than that, it depicts a...

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