Heroines by Ira Mukhoty (2016)

A well researched account of celebrated women in Indian history. Ira Mukhoty’s Heroines is a well researched book on lives of six prominent women in Indian history and mythology, women who have dared to go on a path away from the patriarchal shackles. She does a remarkable job in chronically the lives of these women... Continue Reading →

A Lust for Life by Irving Stone

A definitive biography on one of the most celebrated artists of all time. A Lust for Life is a beautifully written biography that brings alive the life of, perhaps, one of the greatest painter in history- Vincent Van Gogh. He traces the life of the artist from his early days as a priest at Borinage... Continue Reading →

Devlok by Devdutt Pattanaik

A very basic introduction to the vast and complex world of Hindu Mythology    The book is a compilation of subjects that featured on EPIC channel's tv show by the same name. It breaks down various stories, symbols and rituals that form the basis of Hindu culture. The selection of subjects is varied and broadly... Continue Reading →

The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff (1982)

A simple and an enjoyable introduction to Taoism. Through the lens of Winnie the Pooh, author Benjamin Hoff, explains the basic tenets of Taoism in a very simplistic manner. Taoist teachings is about achieving harmony with life's circumstances, and this may change what is perceived as negative into something positive. In contrast to Confucianist, which... Continue Reading →

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