Review: Inferno

BY IN A, Mystery, Thriller 1 COMMENT Dan Brown

By Dan Brown. Grade: A After writing five successful novels, Dan Brown returns with Inferno, where Robert Langdon is tasked with saving the sanctity of the world. The clues only lie in an ancient poem written by Dante. Scurrying through the labyrinths of Florence, Professor Robert Langdon and his serendipitous accomplice, Dr. Sienna Brooks race


Review: The Virgins

BY IN C, Young-Adult NO COMMENTS YET Quick read, Siddharth Tripathi

By Siddharth Tripathi. Grade: C   When one sees such glowing reviews for a book along with a great cover, expectations automatically go up. Alas, if only everything could live up to such expectations. How does one become a man? Three young friends are about to find out. With six unmarried sisters and a perennially


Review: To Sell is Human

BY IN B+, Non-fiction NO COMMENTS YET daniel pink, management

By Daniel H. Pink. Grade: B+   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics, one in nine Americans works in sales. Every day more than fifteen million people earn their keep by persuading someone else to make a purchase. But dig deeper and a startling truth emerges: Yes, one in nine Americans works in


In Conversation with Harsh Agarwal

BY IN Author Interviews NO COMMENTS YET Harsh Agarwal

Harsh Agarwal is a third year mechie, an author, and a half-way-through-entrepreneur. He runs an organization for aspiring authors – The Asylum ( His interests include reading, writing, travelling, music and meeting new people. Q. Out of all professions, why writing? Writing is not my profession. I wish it was! Totally! FYI, I am a third year mechanical


Review: The Pelican Brief

BY IN B+, John Grisham, Thriller NO COMMENTS YET

By John Grisham. Grade: B+ In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home… In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garrotted to death… The next day America learns that two of its Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. And in New Orleans, a young law student


Review: An Excursion of Insight

BY IN B, Young-Adult 1 COMMENT Harsh Agarwal

By Harsh Agarwal. Grade: B   Sonam was young of course, but this does not tell the story of just another young lad! Sonam did fall in love with Sarika, but this is not just another candid love endeavour! It all happened in an Engineering College Campus, but still it’s not just the tale of


In Conversation with M.K. Kirti

BY IN Author Interviews NO COMMENTS YET M K Kirti

M.K Kirti is a Bangalorean working in a leading IT company. He took to story writing as a pleasurable activity recently, though he had a passion for it since his college days. He enjoys reading, travelling, cricket and watching movies. He has considerable experience in the Healthcare space, which constitutes the backdrop for this novel.


In Conversation with Arunava Sinha

BY IN Author Interviews NO COMMENTS YET Arunava Sinha

Q. You’ve translated 18 Bengali works into English and slated to translate 11 more. Any reason for working quite often at translating Bengali fiction? A: It’s the only language I know besides English. There’s no other language I can translate from. Q. Who are your heroes (non-fiction, preferably)? A: If you mean real-life people, they’re