Category Archive for: ‘Book Review’


    Must Read Books

    Kautilyanomics: For Modern Times by Sriram Balasubramanian India was an economic power to reckon with until its economic decline in the 18th century. What explains this long period of prosperity? The answer might lie in a framework of social and economic thought that lies buried …

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    The Role of Nixon-Kissinger in the 1971 Pakistani War Crimes Against Bangladesh By Dr. Nuran Nabi

    Review By: Raj Shah, Managing Editor – Desh-Videsh Media Group In 1972, Dr Henry Kissinger, the National Security Adviser to then US President Richard Nixon, called Bangladesh a ‘basket with a hole’. But more shocking was that President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger were silent …

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  • ConradHughes

    Four Books Parents Can Use to Fortify Their Children’s Education

    by Dr. Conrad Hughes Reading at home is important. Evidence of the effects that reading (and a general culture of reading) has on adolescents in over 30 countries has shown that reading is good for personal development, intellectual growth, literacy, and even numeracy. A culture …

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    Books We Are Reading

    #MODI AGAIN (Why Modi is right for India) An Ex-Communist’s Manifesto Aabhas, a self-professed Marxist voted against BJP and Narendra Modi in 2014. This is the story of his journey of transformation from a Modi hater to a Modi supporter. In his own words— “I …

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  • Hyper Education

    Book Review August 2021

    Book Review: Hyper Education: Why Good Schools, Good Grades, and Good Behavior Are Not Enough By Pawan Dhingra About Author Dr. Pawan Dhingra is a Professor of Sociology and American Studies, Amherst College. He is the author of many books, including Life Behind the Lobby: …

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    Must Read Books April 2021

    Death in Colaba Bay: A Colonial Bombay Mystery  by Ambika Subramanian Death in Colaba Bay is a thrilling tale of Victorian Bombay, a city where dreams are realized, and nightmares are lived. In the bustling and modern port city of Bombay in 1898 —home to …

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    7 Divine Laws to Awaken Your Best Self

    7 Divine Laws to Awaken Your Best Self By Swami Mukundananda “Just as heat is inherent in fire, so is our desire to become better.” Why are personal growth and life transformation so difficult? Does Creation wish that we fail? Of course not! The purpose …

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    A Burning

    A Burning By Megha Majumdar In this National Book Award Longlist honoree and “gripping thriller with compassionate social commentary” (USA Today), Jivan is a Muslim girl from the slums, determined to move up in life, who is accused of executing a terrorist attack on a …

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    Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line

    Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line By Deepa Anappara Down market lanes crammed with too many people, dogs, and rickshaws, past stalls that smell of cardamom and sizzling oil, below a smoggy sky that doesn’t let through a single blade of sunlight, and all the …

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    Death in the East Book 4 of 4: Wyndham & Banerjee Mysteries

    Death in the East Book 4 of 4: Wyndham & Banerjee Mysteries By Abir Mukherjee 1905, London – As a young constable, Sam Wyndham is on his usual East London beat when he comes across an old flame, Bessie Drummond, attacked in the streets. The …

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