Author : Nanditha Krishna
Publisher : Penguin India
Genre : Non Fiction
Source : Indic Collective
Rating : 3 Stars
This year was an amazing year for book purchases and an okay year for book reading. So, instead of whining about my bad reads I thought I’d gush about my bookish purchases! A friend of mine knows a used book store where the owner stocks the best books ever in the best condition ever! So I’m abusing my friendship and sending order after order to get the books I want. I didn’t get everything this time like I did last time, but I got some great books. Continue reading
Do you know that there are specifically Indian dogs? I bet you assumed that there were but didn’t know what they were. Well, lets start with the Mastiff, both Himalayan and Tibetan are the same dog, just known by different names. Then the Lhasa Apso, also Indian, common in the Himalayan region and then there is a Himalayan sheep dog which is trained in a completely different way to English sheepdogs. I didn’t know any of this. Which is why I requested this book the second I heard about it. Continue reading
Think With Me by Subrata Roy Sahara of Sahara India Pariwar is a far cry from the kind of books I normally read but in the interest of expanding my horizons, I decided to give it a go. The book is divided into five sections; Electoral System and Leadership, Population, Education System, Media and Religion, finally finishing with a ‘Humble Appeal’ to readers to write to him if ever we disagree with anything he has outlined in the pages of this book.
The book starts off with the rather optimistic goal of trying to make India an ideal country and outlines his own opinions on how that can be achieved. In each chapter he mentions the problems in said department and lists out an action plan that he believes will help in resolving the issue.
Lucky is what the police officer told Alice when she filed a report on her assault and rape. “You’re lucky because you’re not dead” or something to that effect. And while most people wouldn’t consider that lucky, I suppose in a way she is lucky, because she got the guy jailed. He paid for what he did, although I don’t think something like this can ever go away from a person, he paid as much as he could for what he did. Continue reading