So which book is it ?

A fun game for readers.Here is a list of 10 lines picked from books you would have definitely read.Let’s see how many of you can identify the book. 1) I was looking for the key for years but the door was always open. 2) To a person sitting in the office or a living room,aContinue reading “So which book is it ?”

JS & The Times of my life by JUG SURAIYA

Title :JS & The Times of my life. Subtitle: a worm’s eye view of indian journalism Author : Jug Suraiya Publisher : Tranquebar ISBN:9789380658759 Pages:340 Price: 495 “I never wanted to be a journalist” are the first lines in the second chapter of this book.Those lines are correctly placed in the second chapter because byContinue reading “JS & The Times of my life by JUG SURAIYA”

Show Me a Hero by Aditya Sudarshan

I received the review copy of this book a few days ago. I guess if you walk into a book store u will find a pool of new arrivals by Indian authors. The problem with these books is the same as with Bollywood.The tales vary from marriage, corporate life, adolescence, love to topics like losingContinue reading “Show Me a Hero by Aditya Sudarshan”

Totally Frank, the autobiography of Frank Lampard.

I have been living and playing football since childhood. There are millions of football fans and what unites them all is their desire for more and more football. There are many, including me for whom football comes first to any other thing in life. Though I am an ardent Arsenal supporter, I have respected andContinue reading “Totally Frank, the autobiography of Frank Lampard.”

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

The curtain on the World War -2 is closing and Hana decides to stay with The English Patient in an Italian Villa.Later she is joined by Kips and Caravaggio. This is the story of Hana,Caravaggio,Kips and The English Patient, whose identity is not known.All four of these are in their profession because of the war.Continue reading “The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje”

Once a Runner by John L Parker

“If you can fill the unforgiving minute With 60 seconds worth of distant run- Your’s is the Earth and everything that’s in it, And-which is more-you’ll be a man , my son -Rudyard Kipling This book is a runner’s book and will make sense only to them. One of the best fictional works on running tillContinue reading “Once a Runner by John L Parker”


“It is an army bred for a single purpose , to destroy the world of men.” Sauron the dark Lord has risen again and has gathered the rings of power. With the help of Saruman he has formed a big army. All he needs now is the Ruling Ring which will ensure his victory overContinue reading “THE LORD OF THE RINGS BY J.R.R.TOLKIEN”

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Published in 1847 , this book is the only work of Emily Bronte. The book is regarded as one of the classics and stands tall on class.  This book is rather a violent love story between Heathcliff and Catherine. Heathcliff is an orphan and spends his childhood with Catherine. Though they would hate other externally butContinue reading “Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte”

We Can pull it Off by Suresh Taneja

There is a lot of literature on corruption , declining moral values and  injustice prevailing in the Indian society. This book being the same in context is written quite differently and also suggests a solution to the problem. The book starts with an optimistic view of India in the year 2030. A time when India is a superpowerContinue reading “We Can pull it Off by Suresh Taneja”


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