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- Book Review: HTML 5 - Up And Running
This book does a good job of giving the reader a head start on the new way of doing things on the Web.
- Book Review: The Art of Assembly Language, 2nd Edition
The book comprehensively covers topics from the basic libraries of HLA to advanced arithmetic, macros and string instructions.
- Book Review: Rework
As the book says, “Change the way you work forever.”
- On the Ban on Shivaji: Hindu king in Islamic India
Profanity & the Intellectual Fools! Nothing but the truth, the whole truth!
- Book Review: Chai, Chai - A Travelogue by Bishwanath Ghosh
Chai, Chai is an engaging read, easy on the eye but we are still waiting for the first great Indian travel book
- Book Launch: Angel of Death - The Story of Smallpox
A Photo Essay on a book launch and other bits and bobs at the Wellcome Centre, London
- Book Review : The Hadrian Enigma - A Forbidden History
Did Antinous - the Lover/Favorite of Caesar Hadrian - drown or was he murdered?
- Book Review: The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
The Gospel according to Philip?
- Book Review: The Indian Epics Retold
A Cliffs Notes to update the reader on all the major events and characters of the Ramayan and the Mahabharath.
- Book Review : In Search of Sita
Mythology in India is not just an academic or historical subject, it is a vital and living topic of contemporary relevance
- Bhagwat Purana Skandha Three, Part One – The Beginning of Creation
The story of creation as per the Bhagvata Purana's third Skandha
- Bhagwat Purana Skandha Two, Part Three – The Main Reincarnations Of Vishnu
The main reincarnations of Vishnu as enumerated in the Bhagwata Purana, Skandha Two.
- Bhagwat Purana Skandha Two, Part Two.
A purana review of the Bhagwata Purana, Skandha Two Part Two.
- Book Review: 10 Easy Walks in Old Delhi
The best way to know and say Hello to a city is walking around.
- Book Review: Bhagwata Purana, Skandha Two, Part One
A review of the Bhagwata Purana, Skhandha two, first of three parts
- Book Review: In an Antique Land
A peek into Rural Egypt and a Coastal town in India in the 12th Century.
- The Book of Curiosities of the Sciences and Marvels for the Eyes
A review of an Egyptian book on science, astronomy, astrology and geography
- Book Review: Victoria And Abdul
To be fair to the Queen as well, her love for Abdul Karim was that of a mother and her childlike dependence on him was
- Book Review: Looking East To Look West - Lee Kuan Yew's Mission India
The India-Singapore Story.
- The Writer In The Artist Spectrum
Are we reclusive visual artists or are we vivacious performers?
- Book Review: Atul Gawande’s The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
A simple yet superb book on how checklists can dramatically improve medical practice.
- Book Review: Sepia Leaves by Amandeep Sandhu
An insightful read into a child's mind...
- Book Review: Adventure Capitalist by Jim Rogers
Read this book if travel is what your dreams are made of
- Book Review: The Difficulty of Being Good by Gurcharan Das
Have you ever thought what your Dharma is? When stuck in a dharma sankat, have you thought where the roots of the sankat can be?
- Book Review: The Leader’s Guide to Storytelling by Stephen Denning
Storytelling is an art of weaving the story in such a way that the audience keeps looking at you to know ‘what next’.
- Book Review: Welcome to Advertising! Now, Get Lost.
Omkar Sane's first is a hilarious story about why advertising is the profession that everyone loves to hate.
- Book Review: The Men Who Stare at Goats by Jon Ronson
Even Ronson mentions that he felt like a conspiracy nut asking certain queries about subliminal messages, torture using music etc.
- Book Review: The Poison Tree - Planted and Grown in Egypt
A Single Independent Egyptian Woman's take on Love and Relationships.
- Book Review: Android Application Development
It is now the flagship software of the open handset alliance(OHA) committed to develop open standards for mobile devices.
- Jinnah's Ghost Causes BJP To Expel Jaswant Singh
BJP expels Jaswant Singh
- Revisiting the Pakistani Grand Narrative
The national narrative is fused with a prescribed religious bent that, just like any other major grand ideology, insists on its own universality and absoluteness.
- Book Review: Imagining India by Nandan Nilekani
The books mentions the ideas that worked, that are in progress and that should be explored but there is a lot more that Nandan can
- Strategy and Positional Chess Books
One of the common questions asked by a budding chess player is, which books must he chose to develop his positional and strategic skills?
- The Ten Most Inspirational Books
The top 10 inspirational books. But are they really?
- Glorifying the Hack Historian
Romila Thapar was never really a historian.
- Book Review: The India Doctrine
It presents a completely new perspective on South Asia rarely seen in writing from this region and hardly discussed in Western literature on the subject.
- Book Review: India - A Million Mutinies Now : A Review from 2009
In this highly readable, albeit now somewhat dated book, V.S.Naipaul celebrates the many expressions of every day life.
- Book Review: The Next Christendom
What does the future hold for Christianity?
- Book Review: Down Memory Lane by Ravi Govender
An unforgettable narration of the Indian community’s resistance to alien laws, their sacrifices and finally their victory over all odds.
- Book Review: Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning
Goldberg argues that liberals are a lot more fascist than conservatives.
- A Landmark Love Story
Come Friday and I'm making no plans, except to trek back to my favorite bookspot and just savour the feeling of being able to walk
- Book Review Comdex : Computer Course Kit - Windows Vista with Office 2007
A good book to gift someone who is just learning to use computers
- Book Review : The Jewel of Medina
Is it ethical to write a book which caricatures a person who is the cornerstone of a particular religion?
- Book Review: Vishnu’s Crowded Temple: India Since the Great Rebellion by Maria Misra
Misra's second book explains India’s peculiar form of modernity, one which is a mix of so many contradictions.
- Book Review: Imagining India - Nandan Nilekani
A reader will have to acknowledge the clarity of thoughts that have gone into covering an extraordinarily wide swath of topics.
- Obituary: Sabina Sehgal Saikia
Sabina will be sorely missed in the food writers world.
- Book Review Dal – Chawal
Dal-Chawal is not just a staple food of millions of Indians but it is a way of life.
- Book Review: The Enemy at the Gate by Andrew Wheatcroft
There were so many areas where the Ottomans were much superior to the Habsburg forces.
- Book Review: Head First Statistics
A good statistics study book with an emphasis on distributions.
- Book Review: The Photoshop CS4 Companion for Photographers
Derrick’s book offers a true companionship for Photographers.
- Book Review: Romancing with Life by Dev Anand
Read the book to see a man completely in love with himself.
This book is aimed at those who have programmed in JS and have a working knowledge of the language.
- Book Review: The Last Lecture
Pausch: Time is all you have. And you may find one day that you have less than you think.
- Book Review: The Way We Will Be 50 Years From Today
There are a few essays that really should be the only ones they should have published - and boy, they're good.
- Book Review: The Art of Black and White Photography
The Art of Black and White Photography is the first serious book I have read on photography.
- Book Review: The Other Side of Israel: My Journey Across the Jewish/Arab Divide by Susan Nathan
This book will make even the most committed Israel fan re-appraise his or her stand.