Book Review: ‘COLOURFUL NOTIONS: THE ROADTRIPPERS 1.0’ by Mohit Goyal
Book Review / Indian Author

Book Review: ‘COLOURFUL NOTIONS: THE ROADTRIPPERS 1.0’ by Mohit Goyal

‘COLOURFUL NOTIONS: THE ROADTRIPPERS 1.0’ by Mohit Goyal is a quick read about a road trip. This road trip takes you to 25 famous places of India. Some of these include forests of Jim Corbett Park, dry Rann of Kachchh, deserts of Rajasthan, Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, and famous Ghats of Haridwar, etc. The book … Continue reading

Why I loved Abhaya (And You Should, Too!)
Book Review / Historical Fiction / Indian Author

Why I loved Abhaya (And You Should, Too!)

An interesting literary phenomenon in India today is the rise of historical fiction. Most of these books try to retell our myths, legends, folklore, history and culture in an innovative and interesting manner. The commercial success of these books suggests that such books appeal readers’ need for an adventure (challenging the odds, taking on an … Continue reading

Book Review: “Guy on the Sidewalk” by Bharath Krishna
Book Review / Indian Author

Book Review: “Guy on the Sidewalk” by Bharath Krishna

Guy on the Sidewalk by Bharath Krishna is about an Indian’s journey to America for higher studies, his struggles and successes in this land of opportunity and, finally, about his journey back to India. The story revolves around Jay who joins a college in America for a specialized course in management studies. However, he finds … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Rigveda Code’ by Rashmi Chendvankar
Book Review / Indian Author / Indian Mythology / Mahabharata

Book Review: ‘The Rigveda Code’ by Rashmi Chendvankar

My Rating**** Books based on Indian mythologies are no more limited to comics now. Indian mythological tales are now getting both imaginative retellings and modern makeover. Books based on Indian myths are not only becoming popular among Indian readers, but are also selling like hot cakes. However, a review of available titles based on the … Continue reading

The Untold Story of Arjun (Book Review – ‘Arjun: Without A Doubt’ by Dr. Sweety Shinde)
Book Review / Historical Fiction / Indian Author / Indian Mythology / Mahabharata

The Untold Story of Arjun (Book Review – ‘Arjun: Without A Doubt’ by Dr. Sweety Shinde)

Have a look into any Indian bookstore and you will find a number of books based on Indian mythology. It seems that everyone is writing a book about Ramayana and Mahabharata. However, you cannot blame the authors of these books. Indian mythology is so rich and endless that one cannot stop himself/herself to turn these … Continue reading