6 must-reads for every Indian on this 70th Independence Day

Discovery of India by Jawaharlal Nehru Written by India’s first prime minister when he was in prison (1942-1946), this book traces India’s history starting from the Indus Valley Civilization. It gives a detailed account of the period ranging from the coming of the Aryans to the establishment of the British Empire. A recommended read to … Continue reading 6 must-reads for every Indian on this 70th Independence Day

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‘Eight Sports Greats’ that are my personal favourites

Though there are many more biographies and memoirs written by sports persons the world over, these eight are my personal favourites. There are few more that I have on my TBR, but these are the ones that I have 'read', sometimes 'reread' and now 'recommend'. These are inspirational stories about athletes who have entertained us ... broken records … Continue reading ‘Eight Sports Greats’ that are my personal favourites

10 Must Read Books for Fans of Hindu Mythology

The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni A reimagining of the world-famous Indian epic, the Mahabharat—told from the point of view of an amazing woman. Relevant to today’s war-torn world, The Palace of Illusions takes us back to a time that is half history, half myth, and wholly magical. Narrated by Panchaali, the wife … Continue reading 10 Must Read Books for Fans of Hindu Mythology

5 Travelogues that inspire wanderlust

The Motorcycle Diaries by Che Guevara The young Che Guevara’s lively and highly entertaining travel diary, now a popular movie and a New York Times best seller. This new, expanded edition features exclusive, unpublished photos taken by the 23-year-old Ernesto on his journey across a continent, and a tender preface by Aleida Guevara, offering an … Continue reading 5 Travelogues that inspire wanderlust

15 Biographies about incredible women every woman must read

These are stories of women who’ve changed art, culture, and history as we know it. These personal favourite 15 great biographies and autobiographies of famous, fascinating, and inspiring women from Frida Kahlo to Cleopatra are only few of many such books, of course. Stories of women, who fought against all odds to reach where they … Continue reading 15 Biographies about incredible women every woman must read

10 Beautiful Book Themed Instagram Accounts to Follow

This German book reviewer features pretty, minimalist photos of some of our favorites. https://www.instagram.com/passthedamnbooksplease/             2.   For truly stunning photos with a magical air, check out https://www.instagram.com/books.and.brooding/         3.   For fun, vibrant photos, check out fantasy fan girl Cara https://www.instagram.com/carafoshizzle/           … Continue reading 10 Beautiful Book Themed Instagram Accounts to Follow