Jun
29

Harp – Book Review (BlogAdda)

First of all thanks to Blogadda for this opportunity and the patience they have showed. I feel terrible that I could not complete my review in the time they had requested. My work and personal commitments + travel took up most of my time in the last month. These are the most busy times at… Continue reading »

Feb
09

The Immortals of Meluha

I’m an absolute sucker for Hindu mythologies – the Mahabharta, the Ramayana, the DashaAvtaar, the SaptaRishis, the Devas, the Asuras, the Apsaras – the triumph of good over evil. I blame my mum who read me a chapter of the famous epics every night when I was a kid – who composed songs of Rama… Continue reading »

Aug
02

The One Who Will

I’ve a dozen books piled up on my bookshelf staring angrily at me. I’ve not done justice to them. I’m halfway through “ The One Who Will” by Jack Egan currently. I have not yet completed Steve’s autobiography “Out of my Comfort Zone” ( I know I’ll get murdered for this confession by my friend… Continue reading »

Jun
04

Destiny

Is what made Arjun the greatest warrior of his times – not his supreme prowess for there were two more warriors greater than him in talent and in deeds. Eklavaya – Who learnt from the clay image of the Guru who refused to teach him archery skills; and the same guru who took his right… Continue reading »

Sep
22

3 books, 3 stories and 3 moods…

I came back from Mumbai with a few must reads on my shelf. Before I hit the 3 huge cricket books I thought I’d finish the short ones first. ‘Marrying Anita’ by Anita Jain, ‘Q&A’ by Vikas Swarup and ‘My Friend Sancho’ by Amit Varma. I’m not particular when it comes to books – I’ve… Continue reading »