Category Archive for: ‘Book Review’

  • Book Review The Case for India

    Book Review

    The Case for India By Will Durant In 1930, Will Durant, an American writer, historian and philosopher, came to India while he was doing his research for his book The Story of Civilization. But when he saw and read of Britain’s ‘conscious and deliberate bleeding …

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  • Must Read Books

    Must Read Books

    You People By Nikita Lalwani The Pizzeria Vesuvio looks like any other Italian restaurant in London – with a few small differences. The chefs who make the pizza fiorentinas are Sri Lankan, and half the kitchen staff are illegal immigrants. At the centre is Tuli, …

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  • Alyssa Ayres Book

    Our Time Has Come: How India is Making Its Place in the World by Alyssa Ayres

    Book Review by Raj Shah, Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh In 2015, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to ASEAN world leaders and said, “Our democratic values and an alert judicial system ensure the safety of your investments. Most of the ASEAN economies have done their bit …

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  • The Top Books on Hinduism

    The Top Books on Hinduism

    From the ancient Vedas written over 10,000 years ago to books written by world renowned Hindu and Non-Hindu writers in modern times on Hinduism, they have found a top spot in the literary world. India has been the birthplace of some of the most prolific …

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  • Neha Ganju Tanna

    Body Betrayed Beauty by Neha Ganju Tanna

    It was my privilege to attend book launch of Body Betrayed Beauty by Neha Ganju Tanna on January 4, 2020. For most of us living in South Florida, we have watched Neha, a sweet and bubbly girl, grow up, get married and become a mother …

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  • Book Review - The Battle for Rama Case of the Temple at Ayodhya-ftr

    Book Review – The Battle for Rama: Case of the Temple at Ayodhya By Meenakshi Jain

    For over a decade, a handful of Left historians have strenuously endeavoured to stymie the Ramjanmabhumi movement. From questioning the antiquity of Rama worship and the identity of ancient Ayodhya, they have also challenged the widely held belief Babri Masjid was built on the site …

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  • Must-Read Books

    Must Read Book February 2019

    Second Chance: A Sister’s Act of Love By Dr M. P. Ravindra Nathan At the age of 47, at the peak of his health and profession, Dr. M. P. Ravindra Nathan, a.k.a. Ravi Nathan developed a serious, incurable kidney disease called IgA Nephropathy that would …

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  • Must-Read Books

    Must Read Books

    Mighty Maharajas: Forts & Palaces of India by Amita Baig (Author), Joginder Singh (Photographer)The Indian subcontinent offers a fascinating collection of historic forts and royal palaces waiting to be explored. Mighty Maharajas: Forts and Palaces of India brings together a unique architectural legacy—from ancient forts …

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  • Ftr We Love Diwali

    Book Review

    Written by Raj Shah Illustrated by Kamlesh M. & Natasha S. Review by Faren Rajkumar Creative Writing MFA candidate, University of South Florida A joy to read and share, and makes a perfect Diwali present for young ones! This colorful story is a simply charming …

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  • Must-Read Books

    Must Read Books

    You’re the Password to My Life By Sudeep Nagarkar You’re the Password to My Life is a contemporary novel about true friendship, trust, and affection. It is the tale of two friends and how their friendship stands the test of time. The book is the …

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