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 →

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