Review: Curfewed Night

By Basharat Peer. Grade A+ I am a naturally curious person, and was looking for some good books on Kashmir to clear up some of my doubts, when I was offered this book to review. I am glad I accepted it, because Curfewed Night is easily...
  • Author: Riya
  • October 17, 2012

Review: Web Designer’s Guide To WordPress

By: Jesse Friedman. Grade: A+ Legions of web designers and developers are choosing WordPress for building sites. That’s because it’s powerful, reliable, flexible, scalable–and more. This book is your complete guide to mastering WordPress theme development, covering everything from installation to leveraging the community resources...
  • Author: Cami
  • September 27, 2012

Review: Restless Empire

By Odd Arne Westad. Grade: B+ Over the past 350 years of momentous change and dramatic upheaval, China has proved itself to be a Restless Empire. Tracing China’s course from the eighteenth-century Qing Dynasty to today’s People’s Republic, Restless Empireshows how the country’s worldview has...
  • Author: Jayesh
  • September 27, 2012

Review: The Apple Revolution

By Luke Dormehl. Grade: A+   In the beginning (of the Information Age) was the void. And the void was digital. But lo, there came upon the land, the shadow of Steven Jobs (and Stephen Wozniak). And Steven (Stephen) said, ‘Let there be Apple.’ And...
  • Author: Shriya
  • September 2, 2012

Review: The Unravelling

By John R. Schmidt. Grade: B+ How did a nation founded as a homeland as a homeland for South Asian Muslims following a tolerant form of Islam become a haven for Al Qaeda and rogues’ gallery of domestic jihadist and sectarian groups? This groundbreaking history...
  • Author: Jayesh
  • August 27, 2012

Review: Dark Pools

By Scott Patterson; Grade: A When I first accepted this book, I was apprehensive, to say the least. And the reason for that was the fact that my knowledge about the stock market is painfully limited. No exaggeration there. But then, I’m always up for...
  • Author: Anushka
  • August 15, 2012

Review: The Diamond Queen

By Andrew Marr. Grade: B+ With London Olympics going on, I received a copy of ‘The Diamond Queen’ by Andrew Marr, and since history is gradually becoming my favorite subject, I started flipping the pages right then. The book was written during research for a...
  • Author: Crestless Wave
  • August 5, 2012

Review: Sons of Thunder: A Motorcycling Anthology

By Neil Bradford. Grade: B Sons of Thunder, Neil Bradford’s exhilaratingly high-octane collection of motorcycle writing, makes a persuasive case for the unique excitement and emotional experience offered by one of mankind’s greatest inventions. Featuring full-throttle tales by T.E. Lawrence, Roald Dahl, Melissa Holbrook Pierson,...
  • Author: Jayesh
  • July 29, 2012

Review: Burma – A Nation at Crossroads

 By Benedict Rogers. Grade: B+ I for one have always felt that in fiction reviews, the writer must come first; he must precede the novel. However I think in non-fiction the content precedes the author; it is greater and has endured more travails than the author,...
  • Author: Piyush
  • July 28, 2012

Review: Day to Day Economics

By Satish Deodhar. Grade: A Day to Day Economics is one of the books of IIMA Business Books series published in collaboration with Random House to disseminate knowledge to executives in a manner that brings them up to date in different fields of management. The...
  • Author: Shriya
  • July 24, 2012


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