Publisher: Aleph Book Company (30 December 2017) Paperback: 136 pages Language: English BLURB: During the chaos of partition in 1947, something dreadful happened in the city of Jalandhar in Punjab. As a result of this, Salman Rashid's family fled Jalandhar for Pakistan, the newly created country across the border. They were among the nearly two million people uprooted… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A Time of Madness: A Memoir of Partition, Salman Rashid.
Publisher: Rupa Publications India (30 December 2017) Paperback: 150 pages Language: English BLURB: We are what we eat and so our memory is linked to food. The helplessness that overwhelms us when one forgets a name can be embarrassing. In this age of instant googling, this is just the start of the ebbing process where memory is gradually… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Super Foods for Awesome Memory, Shipra Khanna.
Hardcover: 270 pages Language: English Publisher: Rupa Publications India (20 December 2017) This is the first time I have ever read a political biography. This is a well researched and well written book, fully loaded with anecdotes, quotes, facts, photographs, etc. I've learned a lot about ZAB through this book. The author beautifully draws a parallel between ZAB and… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Born to Be Hanged: Political Biography of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Syeda Saiyidain Hameed.
Genre: Espionage and Spy thriller Publisher: Olympia Publishers Paperback: 439 pages Language: English About Aasha Ivanova Pavlova: Aasha has kept a private diary for much of her adult life while working for Russian intelligence. She believes that certain evils should be made public and to this end presents some of her experiences, co-written as a novel by herself and… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Russian Doll: The Private Journal of Aasha Ivanova Redacted by Jennifer May.
Hey guys! I'm back with another wrap up blog post. So January was a pretty good reading month for me. I read a total of 7 books this month (4 - TBR pile and 3 - Review copies). One of my goals this year is to bring a balance between the review copies and my… Continue reading January Wrap up