Category Archives: Books

Cashing in on the Retail Boom

The popular belief in the business world is that if you have the clout, the reach and the money you can sell anything. Kishore Biyani, founder of Big Bazaar, seems to have done precisely this.

Book Review: Inspite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India

Title: Inspite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern IndiaAuthor: Edward Luce This is a well researched book that addresses the various changes happening in contemporary India on the social, economic and political fronts.

Book Review: The Caged Virgin

Title: The Caged Virgin — An Emancipation Proclamation for Women & IslamAuthor: Ayaan Hirsi AliType: Non-fiction The first thing that strikes you when you read this book is the author’s admirable courage and deep conviction.

Pubished at 96!

Harry Bernstein, a 96 year old man published his first book titled “The Invisible Wall”. See the article. Admirable spirit indeed! Apart from the fact that he was 96 years old, the other interesting fact

Book Review: By the River Pampa I Stood

Title: By the River Pampa I StoodAuthor: Geeta Abraham JoseType: Fiction The story revolves around families belonging of the Syrian Christian Community of Kerala, India. The story set in Kerala, involves the Christian Community tied

Book Review: Audacity of Hope

Title: Audacity of HopeAuthor: Barack Obama Mr. Barack Obama has obviously been toying with the idea of a run for President of the USA for quite some time. Perhaps this plan was further accelerated after

Another "How to" Book

“THE WAY TO WIN –Taking the White House in 2008” has to be the ultimate in “how to” book titles!

Book Review: The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Title: The Memory Keeper’s DaughterAuthor: Kim EdwardsType: Fiction This is a 400 page book and fairly long for my reading standards. So I had my doubts about completing it right when I started reading the

David Kuo: Good timing?

With elections rounds the corner David Kuo, former number 2 in President Bush’s Office of Faith-Based Initiatives, has chosen to blast the Bush team for abandoning the evangelicals after the last elections. Is this a

Carly & Mush: Titles Interchanged?

Carly Fiorina’s new book is titled, “Tough Choices“, while President Musharraff’s book is titled, “In the Line of Fire“. Did the publishers get the titles mixed up? 🙂 “Its all about timing” and both these