Night

Why did I read this book? Auschwitz was famed to be one of the largest concentration camps with 1.1 Million Jews brought and exterminated during Nazi Germany. There have been multiple books, films, documentaries from multiple survivors, all covering distinctive aspects of one of the largest genocide in mankind history. I had also recently watched…

Moksha to Market II : Rise of Patanjali

Patanjali has been successful in creating a dent in the closely knit Indian FMCG industry, last seen in the 1980s by ITC. The dent created by a company emanating from Yogic wisdom has been able to capture the I have provided a basic overview to the rise of Patanjali as sketched in Baba Radev’s biography…

Moksha to Market I – Baba Ramdev

Why did I read this book? I was strolling through the Indira Gandhi Delhi Airport (back from my trip to Haridwar) – I had to kill  time as my flight was delayed – when I chanced upon this book. Three major reasons why I decided to give it a shot : Patanjali’s meteoric rise in…

Our Moon has blood Clots

Why did I read this book? As the intolerance debate plagued the country, I had come across a very thought provoking article on the hypocrisy of fringe elements in proclaiming India as intolerant nation state. The article provided 2 significant premise highlighting how media has time & again selectively politicised issues in favour of votebanks: the…

Lajja

Why did I decide to read this book? I recently read a heart-wrenching account of the 1996 exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, Our moon has blood clots by Rahul Pandita. The book is one of the finest memoirs on the issue of ethnic cleansing & rehabilitation struggles of refugees. Placed in similar context, Taslima Nasreen’s book talks…

Maximum City

Why did I read this book? It is one of the best books describing the emotion of Mumbai. Published in 2003, the book find its way through all most all the top 10 books based on Mumbai  The Plot Summary The author, who spent his childhood in Mumbai in the 1960s, had returned back from…