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The Forty Rules of Love By Elif Shafak, Book Review

Book: The Forty Rules of Love Author: Elif Shafak Publication: Penguin Random House Price: Rs 499 Pages: 350 Plot: Ella Rubinstein, a housewife and a mother of three teenage children, she has a beautiful life, at least it is beautiful for the society. But Ella is not happy with this ‘beautiful’ life, there are problems… Read More The Forty Rules of Love By Elif Shafak, Book Review

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The Argumentative Indian: Book Review

Book: The Argumentative Indian Author: Amartya Sen Publication: Penguin Books India Pages: 356 Price: Rs. 499 Plot: The Argumentative Indian book is a collection of sixteen essays written by Amartya Sen. These essays are divided into four parts namely: Voice and Heterodoxy, Culture and Communication, Politics and Protest and Reason and Identity. Most of the… Read More The Argumentative Indian: Book Review

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Book Review: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Book: The Great Gatsby Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald Publication: Penguin Books Price: This edition was worth Rs. 100 (From Delhi Book Fair) Pages: 188 Plot: Set in 1922, in New York, this novel starts with the introduction of Nick Carraway who has just moved from Midwest to West Egg. There he meets his cousin, Daisy… Read More Book Review: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Persepolis: The story of a childhood, by Marjane Satrapi

Book: Persepolis: The Story Of A Childhood Author: Marjane Satrapi Publication: Pantheon Price: Rs. 492 Pages: 153 Plot: This book is Marjane Satrapi’s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In this black and white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her childhood in a country which is devastated because… Read More Persepolis: The story of a childhood, by Marjane Satrapi

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Book Review: Invisible Cities By Italo Calvino

Book: Invisible Cities Author: Italo Calvino Publications: Vintage Digital Price: Rs. 299 Pages: 160 Plot: Marco Polo, a Venetian traveller and an explorer narrate the cities he has visited on his expeditions to Kublai Khan. The King may not necessarily believe in all that he says, but he still continues to listen to all his… Read More Book Review: Invisible Cities By Italo Calvino

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Escape From Childhood By John Holt

Book: Escape From Childhood The Needs and Rights of Children Author: John Holt Pages: 179 Publication: Eklavya Publication Price: Rs. 210 Plot: In this highly controversial book, John Holt talks about how we treat children. He says that we deliberately make childhood special. Finding them cute and adorable just because they are children, having expectations… Read More Escape From Childhood By John Holt

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The Namesake By Jhumpa Lahiri

Book: The Namesake Author: Jhumpa Lahiri Pages: 291 Price: Rs. 350 Publication: Harper Collins Publishers Plot: Ashoke and Ashima Ganguly are immigrants in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In the hospital after the delivery of their first child, a son, they got to know that there they have to name their son according to Hospital rules.  Ashoke in… Read More The Namesake By Jhumpa Lahiri

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The Da Vinci Code: Book Review

Book: The Da Vinci Code Author: Dan Brown Price: Rs. 210 Pages: 593 Publication: Corgi Books Plot: Robert Langdon, a Harvard Professor and symbologist, gets a late night call during his visit to Paris. Through the subsequent incidences, he got to know that Jacques Sauniere is murdered in his own museum Louvre, and he is… Read More The Da Vinci Code: Book Review

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More of Calmer You: By Sonal Kalra

Book: More of a calmer you Author: Sonal Kalra Pages: 193 Price: Rs. 245 Publications: Wisdom Tree Plot: Compendium of 57 articles, presented under different topics like: Calm-Sutra Relation-ships along Cubicle Chaos Mind it What the tech! Generation Trap I am me not Anna! Boast is the secret of my energy Sonal Kalra in her… Read More More of Calmer You: By Sonal Kalra

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The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho: Book Review

Book: The Alchemist Author: Paulo Coelho Pages: 161 Price: Rs. 299 Publications: Harper Collins Publishers Plot: The Alchemist is a story of young boy Santiago, a shepherd, who became a shepherd because he yearns of traveling the world. A boy who followed his aspiration and became a shepherd, despite the education which could allow him… Read More The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho: Book Review