Animals / Book Reviews / Non-Fiction

Review of ’39 Ways To Not Kill Your Best Friend: Tales of Caution For Dog Lovers’ by Dr. Judith Samson-French

My Rating (*****) Dogs are considered as human’s best friend. Many of us share our lives with these beautiful creatures. While these animals were domesticated for a different reason, their roles in the society have changed considerably. With over 400 breeds currently recognised, the domestic dog has been an unassuming accomplice in possibly the most … Continue reading

Animals / Book Reviews / Non-Fiction

Review of ‘Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs’ by David Grimm

My Rating (*****) I received this book from Netgalley to read and review before it is published. Dogs and cats play a very important role in people’s lives today. People not only love and pamper them but even treat them like their own children. In other words, these animals have become an inseparable part of … Continue reading

Book Reviews / Non-Fiction

Review of ‘Religious Renunciation of a Pastoral People’ by Vinay Kumar Srivastava

My Rating (****) This is a well-written book. The book is about the religious renouncers of a pastoral community of Rajasthan (western India) known as Raikas. While Raikas of Gujarat (where they call themselves Rabari) have received a more sustained interest in the academic world, Raikas of Rajasthan have never been the subject of a … Continue reading