A mish-mash of key turning points in Indian history put together under the guise of "A Brief History of India's Geography" Sanjeev Sanyal's book starts off with an interesting premise, mapping Indian history through it's unique geographical features. India is, perhaps, the only country which has a long coastline, high mountains, deep plateaus, & dry... Continue Reading →

Kohinoor by William Dalrymple and Anita Anand (2016)

A comprehensive account of history behind the Kohinoor diamond If there’s one diamond that has captured the imagination of generations- it is the           Koh-i-noor. Dalrymple and Anand’s book takes the reader through the presumed journey of this famed diamond right from the alleged theft from the ancient Syamantaka temple in India,... Continue Reading →

Heroines by Ira Mukhoty (2016)

A well researched account of known & unknown women in Indian history and mythology. Ira Mukhoty’s Heroines is a well researched book on lives of six prominent women in Indian history and mythology, women who have dared break away from shackles of patriarchy. 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 artist in history- Vincent Van Gogh. He traces the life of the artist from his early days as a priest at Borinage... Continue Reading →

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