The Kite Runner

“The Kite Runner” is a marvellous tale of loyalty, courage, betrayal and redemption, which will often bring lump to your throat. The author of the novel, Khaled Hosseini, was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and his family received political asylum in the USA in 1980. Physician by profession in California, “The Kite Runner” is his first…Read more The Kite Runner

Scion Of Ikshvaku by Amish Tripathi

Ramayana is a revered scripture of the Hindus worldwide. Various versions exist, depending on who wrote it and when. Tulsidasji’s Ramcharitramanas is also different from Valmiki Ramayana. Modern authors have given their own twist to this great story of Lord Ram and Lady Sita. Amish’s book “Scion Of kshvaku” is based on this great hindu…Read more Scion Of Ikshvaku by Amish Tripathi

Collider : the search for the world’s smallest particles

  "To confirm the existence of the God's particle" has been the motto for physicists over the century. Prof Paul Halpern vividly tells the readers about the history to understand the building blocks of the matter. This book is not exactly a primer on the particle physics. However, it does present some technical aspects, physics…Read more Collider : the search for the world’s smallest particles

Myth = Mithya by Devdutt Patnaik

When I read Devdutt Patnaik first time through “Shiva to Shankara”, I was completely blown over by his interpretation and understanding of the Hindu culture. I understood that as the ancient people, what we follow is not a religion but is a “Way of Life”. No wonder, immediately after that what I got on my…Read more Myth = Mithya by Devdutt Patnaik

Kundalini – Aghora 2

  After finishing the first book of the series, Aghora at the left hand of the god, my impatience to read the next one in the series was palpable enough to be noticed by my good friend. He let me borrow that and the next one week flew watching the world through the mystic eyes…Read more Kundalini – Aghora 2

WHY NOT…! Racing Ahead With Mentors by Partha Sarathi Basu

“Learn from the whisper. Learn from from the noise. Learn from the quietness. And ask yourself “Why Not….!”” When I hold a book, smell the ink and read the first few pages, I get an idea whether the book is embracing me or not! If this feeling is mutual, just know that this book hugged me…Read more WHY NOT…! Racing Ahead With Mentors by Partha Sarathi Basu

Chicken soup For The Indian Doctor’s Soul

 “Soon I was watching from a distance as the two daughters and the good doctor were rubbing her palms, the sole of her feet and talking to her, telling her stories of the wonderful times in past ... and their plans for the future. Her pulse rate was returning to normal. Her breathing was getting…Read more Chicken soup For The Indian Doctor’s Soul