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From the bushes to the centre of Canadian civil service and public life


By C. I. Petros

 

Many Avatars; One life.


By T.John Samuel, Friesen Press, Vancouver, Canada 2013
$2.99 (Amazon.com)

 

THE HINDUS: An Alternative History


By Wendy Doniger
Reviewed By :Pankaj Mishra
 

Shantaram


By Gregory David Roberts
Reviewed By :Goodreads
 

Live From Canada, It’s Alice Munro


By JOHN WILLIAMS
 

Promise Land


By Jessica Lamb-Shapiro
Reviewed By :MARY ELIZABETH WILLIAMS
 

The Myth of America’s Decline,


By Josef Joffe
Reviewed By :CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL
 

Knocking on Heaven’s Door


By Katy Butler
Reviewed By :ABRAHAM VERGHESE
 

DIRTY LOVE


By Andre Dubus III
Reviewed By :JEFF TURRENTINE
 

Floating City


By Sudhir Venkatesh
Reviewed By :ADAM HIGGINBOTHAM
 

Two Indias


By JYOTI THOTTAM
Reviewed By :Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen
 

Crossing the Bay of Bengal


By Sunil S. Amrith
Reviewed By :AKASH KAPUR
 

An Uncertain Glory


By Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen
Reviewed By :JYOTI THOTTAM
 

Childhood of Jesus


By J. M. Coetzee
Reviewed By :JOYCE CAROL OATES
 

Cell Phone Nation


By Robin Jeffrey
Reviewed By : Dhiraj Nayyar
 

Behind the Beautiful Forevers


By Katherine Boo
Reviewed By :PANKAJ MISHRA
 

Making Anew My Home


By Mathew Zachariah (Friesen Press, Victoria, BC, Canada, 2013) Pages: 226+xii
Reviewed By :Jesudas M. Athyal
 

Journalism with a gentle face


By V. Gangadhar
 

Behind the Beautiful Forevers


By Katherine Boo
Review by: PANKAJ MISHRA
 

Killing Kennedy


Bill O'Reilly,
Martin Dugard
 

A Thousand Pardons


by Jonathan Dee
Review by: KATHARINE NOEL
 

Up the Hill and Down the Valleys


by George Kurien
Review by: A. Kurian
 

Odds Against Tomorrow


306 pp. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $26.
By Nathaniel Rich
Review by: TEDDY WAYNE
 

Life After Life


529 pages. Regan Arthur Books. $27.99.
By Kate Atkinson
Review by: JANET MASLIN
 

SALT SUGAR FAT


By Michael Moss
446 pp. Random House. $28.
Review by: David Kamp
 

STICKS AND STONES


By Emily Bazelon
386 pp. Random House. $27.
Reviewed byNina Subin
 

Proof of Heaven


By Eben Alexander MD
Review by Cole Garner Hill
 

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE


By David Shields
207 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $25.95.
Review by MARK O’CONNELL
 

The Future


By Al Gore
558 pages. Random House. $30.
Review by MICHIKO KAKUTANI
 

MISS NEW INDIA


By Bharati Mukherjee
328 pp. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $25.
Review by AKASH KAPUR
 

Magic Seeds


By VS Naipaul
Review by Ed Uyeshima
 

The Tragedy of Fidel Castro


João Cerqueira
An excerpt of the diaries of Fidel Castro
 

The Physics of Wall Street


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $27.
By James Owen Weatherall
Review by FLOYD NORRIS
 

The Middlesteins


273 pp. Grand Central Publishing
By Jami Attenberg
Review by JULIE ORRINGER
 

Brain on Fire


By Susannah Cahalan
Review by MICHAEL GREENBERG
 

India's Economic Performance and Reforms


By Subramanian Swamy
Review by BIBEK DEBROY
 

Magnificence


By Lydia Millet
W. W. Norton & Company. $25.95.
Review by LISA ZEIDNER
 

THE RICHARD BURTON DIARIES


Edited by Chris Williams
Illustrated. 693 pp. Yale University Press. $35.
Review by JOHN SIMON
 

‘Hell-Bent’


St. Martin’s Press. $25.99.\’
By Benjamin Lorr
Review by STEFANIE SYMAN
 

Book Dear Life Stories

319 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $26.95
By Alice Munro
Review by CHARLES McGRATH

 

Global Indian Diaspora: GOPIO Making An Impact

By Sayantan Chakravarthy
Review by Dr. John Samuel

 

Plutocrats

by Chrystia Freeland
Hardcover, 330 pages, Penguin Group USA
review by National Public Radio

 

’Cut Like Wound’

By Anita Nair
Review by Manorama

 

‘Joseph Anton: A Memoir’

By Salman Rushdie
Review by DONNA RIFKIND

 

Book 'Joseph Anton'

By Salman Rushdie
By Akash Kapur

 

BEYOND SANGRE GRANDE: CARIBBEAN WRITING TODAY, ed. Cyril Dabydeen (TSAR Publications, Toronto, 2011), pp. 229.

Book reviewed by Marie-Annick Montout,
Associate Professor of English, University of Angers (France).

 

‘From the Ruins of Empire,’

By Pankaj Mishra
Review by HARI KUNZRU

 

VAGINA: A New Biography

By Naomi Wolf
Review by Toni Bentley

 

LITTLE AMERICA

By Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Review by Linda Robinson

 

Book Leonardo and the Last Supper

By Ross King
Review by Peter Conrad

 

Einstein: His Life and Universe

by Walter Isaacson, Simon & Schuster £25, pp675
Review by Robin McKie

 

HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH?

By Robert Skidelsky and Edward Skidelsky
243 pp. Other Press. $24.95.
Review by Richard A. Posner

 

The Magic of Saida

MG Vassanji
Review by South Asian Review

 

The Post-American World W.W. Norton & Company

By Fareed Zakaria
Review by Kirkus

 

Life of Pi

By Yann Martel
Review by Justine Jordan

 

Julian Barnes' 'The Sense Of An Ending'

By Julian Barnes Random House
Review by Geoff Mark

 

The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Quest for What Makes Us Human

By V. S. Ramachandran. W. W. Norton, 2011
Review by Frank Bures

 

I Am an Executioner

By Rajesh Parameswaran
Review by Amazon

 

THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST

By David Halberstam
Review by VICTOR S. NAVASKY

 

A Small Fortune

By Rosie Dastgir
Review by JULIET LAPIDOS
376 pp. Riverhead Books. $25.95.

 

'Our Lady of Alice Bhatti,'

By Mohammed Hanif
Review by PARUL SEHGAL
239 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $25.95.

 

Canada

By Richard Ford
Review by Sean O'Hagan

 

From Cronkite to Colbert: The Evolution of Broadcast News.

By Geoffrey Baym
Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers
Review by Sarah Stonbely

 

'India Becoming,'

By, Khushwant Singh
by Akash Kapur

 

Dirty Thoughts At Their Purist.......

By, Khushwant Singh
Review by: quick_silver_brain

 

'50 Shades of Grey'

By EL James
Review by Meredith Bennett-Smith

 

Lotus-eaters:Tales from the city underground

Narcopolis.
By Jeet Thayil
Faber and Faber; 292 pages; £12.99.
T. Buy fromAmazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

 

International Affairs

By Davis K. Thanjan
Bookstand Publishing, 2011
Review by Dr. John Samuel

 

Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Ahmed Rashid. Viking; 234 pages; $26.95. Allen Lane
Review by The Economist

 

CAN'T IS NOT AN OPTION: MY AMERICAN STORY

By Nikki Haley
Review by Lauren Weiner

 

India: A Sacred Geography.

By Diana Eck. Harmony; 576 pages; $27 and £18.99. B
Review by The Economist

 

Expat Ride

by Mohammed Saifuddin
Review by Mir Mohsin Ali

 

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

By Katherine Boo
RANDOM HOUSE

 

Amma's Advice: Traditional Wisdom for Modern Times

By Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi
Published by Konark Publishers
Review by Jim Wilson

 

Watching You: A Collection of Tetractys Poems

By Leonard Dabydeen (2012)
Published by Xlibris; ISBN: 9781469148021
Review by Jim Wilson

 

The Short Stories of Cyril Dabydeen

By Cyril Dabydeen
Review by Mariam Pirbhai

 

Fidel Castro Is Dead

By Pradeep Persaud
Review by Wendy Mardas

 

Princess Diana - The Day She Didn't Die

By Heath Samples with Claire Hooper
Review by Keith Appleton

 

THE ARTIST OF DISAPPEARANCE

By Anita Desai
156 pages. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $23.
Review by LARRY ROHTER

 

THE OBAMAS

By Jodi Kantor
Little, Brown & Company. $29.99
Review by CONNIE SCHULTZ

 

Opium Nationd

By Fariba Nawa
Review by Maryam

 

Islam Uncensored

By Jeff King
Review by Newsletter-world

 

The Ayatollah's Democracy: An Iranian Challenge


by Hooman Majd.
Published by W. W. Norton, New York. 2010, 282 pages.
Reviewed by Commander Youssef Aboul-Enein, MSC, USN

 

Benevolent Neglect


By Adrienne Clarkson
Review by Pamela George

 

'Miss New India'


By Bharati Mukherjee
Review by Alan Cheuse

 

Half-Blood Blues


Thomas Allen, 309 pages, $24.95
By Esi Edugyan
Review by Donna Bailey Nurse

 

Fidel Castro Is Dead


By Pradeep Persaud
Reviewer: Wendy Mardas
ISBN-13: 978-1466391949

 

Mohandas K. Gandhi: Thoughts, Words, Deeds


By Ramnarine Sahadeo (2011)
Review by Leonard Dabydeen

 

STEVE JOBS


By Walter Isaacson
Illustrated. 630 pages. Simon & Schuster. $35.
Review by By JANET MASLIN

 

The Cat's Table


By Michael Ondaatje
Review by Annie Proulx

 

The Marriage Plot


By Jeffrey Eugenides
Knopf Canada. 406 pp; $32
Reviewed by Christopher Shulgan

 

Swedish Poet Wins Nobel Prize for Literature


By JULIE BOSMAN

 

Tell It to the Trees


By Anita Rau Badami
Knopf Canada, 255 pages, $29.95

Review by Joel Yanofsky
 

Last Man in Tower


By Aravind Adiga

Review by John Barber
 

Serious Men


By Manu Joseph

Review by Jill I. Shtulman
 

Broken Republic: Three Essays


By Arundhati Roy

Review by Hamish Hamilton
 

Ithaca


By David Davidar

Review by National Post
 

The Solitude of Emperors


By David Davidar

Review by Weidenfeld
 

The Immortals of Meluha


By Amish Tripathi

Review by Flipcart
 

International Organizations and Civilian Protection


By Sreeram Chaulia

Review by Sudha Ramachandran
 

Threshold of pain


By Arun Shourie

Review by Indo-Asian News Service
 

'Indian feminism more complex than of West'


By Urvashi Butalia

Review by Madhusree Chatterjee
 

River of Smoke


By Amitav Ghosh

Review by Soutik Biswas
 

Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men


By Mara Hvistendahl
PublicAffairs, 314 pages, $26.99

Review by JONATHAN V. LAST
 

Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan


By M.J. Akbar
HarperCollins India; 343 pages; 499 rupees

Review by The Economist
 

Everything Was Good-bye


By Gurjinder Basran
Mother Tongue Publishing, $21.95
Lovelorn in Canada


Review George Abraham
 

The Trouble With Islam Today


By Irshad Manji


Review by Ari_mariza
 

BLOODMONEY


By David Ignatius


Kirkus' Review
 

Sideways on a Scooter: Life and Love in India


By Miranda Kennedy


REVIEWED BY Pamela George
 

Under an Afghan Sky


HarperCollins
By Melissa Fung


REVIEWED BY Review by Macleans
 

The Sly Company of People Who Care


Edited by Rahul Bhattacharya
Publisher: Picador; Price: Rs.495, Pages: 280.

REVIEWED BY Shubha Singh
 

My Father, My Don


Edited by Tony Napoli

REVIEWED BY Jose Pinto Stephen
 

Makers of Modern India


Edited by Ramachandra Guha

Belknap Press, Harvard University Press


REVIEWED BY Dr. John Samuel
 

THE RISE AND FALL OF ANCIENT EGYPT


By Toby Wilkinson

Illustrated. 611 pages. Random House. $35.


REVIEWED BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI
 

GREAT SOUL: How Gandhi Became Gandhi


By Joseph Lelyveld

Illustrated. 425 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $28.95


REVIEWED BY GEOFFREY C. WARD
 

TIGER HILLS


By Sarita Mandanna.

468 pp. Grand Central Publishing. $24.99.


REVIEWED BY TANIA JAMES
 

God is not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything.


By Christopher Hitchens.

REVIEWED BY Neal A Maxwll Institute
 

Vignettes of the Sea


By Indira Babbellapati

REVIEWED BY Leonard Dabydeen
 

Maximum City


By Suketu Mehta

REVIEWED BY Arash Kapur
 

ROOM


By Emma Donoghue

321 pp. Little, Brown & Company. $24.99


REVIEWED BY Aimee Bender
  TRIUMPH OF THE CITY
By Edward Glaeser

Illustrated. 338 pp. The Penguin Press. $29.95.


REVIEWED BY Diana Silver
  CLEOPATRA: A Life
By Stacy Schiff
Illustrated. 368 pp. Little, Brown & Company. $29.99
REVIEWED BY Kathryn Harrison
  The Love Queen of Malabar
By Kamala Das
REVIEWED BY Anushri Mondal
  MY STORY
By Kamala Das
REVIEWED BY Anushri Mondal
  INDIA CALLING
By Anand Giridharadas
REVIEWED BY Gaiutra Bahadur
  The Love Queen of Malabar
By Merrily Weisbord
REVIEWED BY PIALI ROY
  INDIA AND PAKISTAN
By Stanley Wolpert.
University of California, $19.95.
Review by: Marc Tracy
  Buddha
By Deepak Chopra
Review by: Publisher's Weekly
  My Last Duchess
By Daisy Goodwin
Review by G. Gavigan
  FRASER’S PENGUINS
By Fen Montaigne
Illustrated. 288 pp. $26.
Review by: ELIZABETH ROYTE
  AN OBJECT OF BEAUTY
By Steve Martin
Grand Central Publishing. $26.99.
Review by: By JANET MASLIN
  Global Crisis Recession And Uneven Recovery
BY Y. V. Reddy
Review by A Correspondent
  'Hinduism - An Alphabetical Guide'
By Roshen Dalal
Review by M.R. Narayan Swamy
Publisher: Penguin; Rs.999; Pages: 483
  Makers of Modern India
By: Ramachandra Guha
Review by: Viking
  Jawaharlal Nehru: Civilizing A Savage World
By: Nayantara Sahgal
  Mahabharata in Polyester
By: Hamish McDonald
Reviewed by: Joe Leahy
  First Draft
By: BG Varghese
Reviewed by: T. J. S. George
  Such a Long Journey
By Rohinton Mistry
Review by Anonymous
  Harperland: The Politics of Control
By: Lawrence Martin
Viking Canada, 301 pages, $35
Review by: Peter C. Newman
  SONGS OF BLOOD AND SWORD
By Fatima Bhutto
Published by Nation Books
Review by Michele Jacob
  The Next Economy and America’s Future
By Robert B. Reich
174 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $25
Review by Sebastian Mallaby
  Absolute Khushwant
By Kushwant Singh
Review by Aman Singh
  Churchill’s Secret War
By Madhusree Mukerjee
Review by IANS
  SERIOUS MEN
By Manu Joseph
310 pp. W. W. Norton & Company. Paper, $14.95
Review by TOBIN HARSHAW
  Sanctuary Line
By Jane Urquhart
Review by John Barber
  Memoirs of a Parliamentarian
By Somnath Chatterjee
Review by Harper Collins India
  India for a Billion Reasons
By Amit Dasgupta
Review by IANS
  A GATE AT THE STAIRS
By Lorrie Moore
322 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $25.95
Review by Jonathan Lethem
  Four Fish
By Paul Greenberg
Review by Heller McAlpin
  THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST
By Stieg Larsson
Review by DAVID KAMP
  A revelatory, comprehensive and perceptive autobiography – candid, compelling and authoritative
An Autobiography
Fali S. Nariman
  Moon Over Marrakech
By Nazneen Sheikh; The Butterfly Mosque
By G. Willow Wilson
Reviewed : By Donna Bailey
  Beatrice and Virgil
By Yann Martel
Review by Sarah Churchwell
  Nine Lives
By William Dalrymple
Knopf, 276 pages, $26.95
  1984: Lessons From History
By Harminder Kaur,
Review by Arun Anand
Publisher: Corporate Vision
  The Rational Optimist
By Matt Ridley ,
Reviewed by: David Papineau
  NOMAD
By Ayaan Hirsi Ali,
Knopf Canada, 274 pages,
Price: $32
  Trickster City
By Belly of a Metropolis
Publisher: Penguin-Viking; Price: Rs.499
Review by Madhusree Chatterjee
  Deliver Us from Evil
By Sean Hannity
Review by Edwin C. Pauzer
  Empire of the Moghul: Brothers at War
By Alex Rutherford
Headline Review
Review by: Shubha Singh
  Songs of Blood and Sword
By Fatima Bhutto
Review by Roderick Matthews
  THE HELP
By Kathryn Stockett
Amy Einhorn Books/G. P. Putnam's Sons
Review by JANET MASLIN
  Must for Mums Delhi
By Rina Mehta
Publisher: Oxford
Review by Paloma Ganguly
  MY EAR AT HIS HEART
By Hanif Kureishi
Scribner
Review by MICHIKO KAKUTANI
  Rukmini Devi - A Life
By: Leela Samson; Penguin-Viking
Review by: Madhusree Chatterjee
  From Rajahs and Yogis to Gandhi and Beyond
By: Vijay Mulay
Seagull
Review by: John Samuel
  One Amazing Thing
By: Chitra Banerjee Divakarunni
Hyperion Books
Review by: John Samuel
  Looking East to Look West
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray
Penguin Viking
Review by M.R. Narayan Swamy
  The World is What it is: Authorized Biography of VS Naipaul
By Patrick French
Review by Cyril Dabydeen
  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
By Mitch Albom
Reviewed by Hagen Baye
  UNACCUSTOMED EARTH
By Jhumpa Lahiri.
Alfred A. Knopf. $25.
Review by Liesl Schillinger
  The Help
By Kathryn Stockett
Review by JANET MASLIN
  Original Letters From India
By Eliza Fay
Review by RICHARD B. WOODWARD
  A Review of 'Introducing Hinduism'
By Vinay Lal
Publisher: Totem Books, USA.
Review by Vishal Agarwal
  Empires at War
By Francis Pike
Publisher: I B Tauris
Reviewed by Kanam TJ
  NOT MY DAUGHTER
By Barbara Delinsky
Review By: Doubleday
  THE HIDDEN BRAIN
By Shankar Vedantam
Review By: SUSAN PINKER
  Unaccustomed Earth
By Jhumpa Lahiri
Review By: MICHIKO KAKUTANI
  WHEN CHINA RULES THE WORLD
By Martin Jacques
  Making Sense of Pakistan
By Farzana Shaikh
Review By: Andrew Buncombe
 
  The Rediscovery of India
By Meghnad Desai
Review By: Penguin
 
  A Life Of Louis Armstrong
By Terry Teachout
Review by: David Margolick
 
  FORD COUNTY
Author : John Grisham
Review By: JANET MASLIN
 
  NINE LIVES
Author : Dan Baum
Review By: Jason Berry
 
  THE OXFORD INDIA
Author :M.N Srinivas
Review By: A. R. VENKATACHALAPATHY

 
  THE QUEEN MOTHER: The Official Biography
Author :William Shawcross
Review By: JOE QUEENAN

 
  Just Watch Me: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 1968-2000
Author :John English
Review By: John Gray

 
  Fearful Symmetry: The fall and rise of Canada's founding values
Author :Brian Lee Crowley
Review By George Abraham

  India-China Relations : The Border issues and Beyond
Author :Mohan Guruswamy & Zorawar Daulet Singh
Review By Jabin T. Jacob

 
  The Idea of Justice
Author :Amartya Sen
Review By Ziauddin Sardar

 
  The Old Cape Magic
Review By ROXANA ROBINSON
 
  The Last Song
Author: Nicholas Sparks
Review by Broad "A" - Ava

 
  Too Much Happiness
Review By Munroe
 
  Margaret Atwood's 'The Year Before the Flood'
Review By Abena Agyeman-Fisher
 
  Jaswant Singh: Jinnah: India, Partition, Independence
Review By Omer Jamil
 
  'Julie and Julia': The Servantless American Cook
Review By DAVID KAMP
 
  The Idea of Justice
Author: Amartya Sen
Publisher: Penguin-Allen Lane
Review By Madhusree Chatterjee

 
  Burnt Shadows
by Kamila Shamsie
Publisher :Bond Street
Review By Piali Roy

 
  Listening to Grasshoppers: Field Notes on Democracy
By Arundhati Roy
Publisher :Penguin-Books India
Review By Madhusree Chatterjee

 
  Dead Aid
By Dambisa Moyo
Review By Paul Collier

 
  My Sister's Keeper
Review By Allison Block
 
  The Winner Stands Alone
By Vishesh Unni Raghunathan
 
  The Toss of a Lemon
By Padma Viswanathan
Review by Michael Gorra

 
  Angels & Demons
By Dan Brown
Published by Simon & Schuster
Review by W. R. Greer

 
  Shalini Shankar's "Desi Land: Teen Culture, Class and Success in Silicon Valley"
By Arun Venugopal
 
  The Strike
By Anand Mahadevan
Review by: Tara Lee

 
  Stranger to History
By Aatish Taseer
 
  Losing Confidence: Power, Politics, and the Crisis in Canadian Democracy
By Elizabeth May, McClelland & Stewart
REVIEWED BY NICOLA ROSS

 
  The Hindus: An alternative history - The Penguin Press, 2009
By Wendy Doniger
 
  A better India, a better world
By Narayana Murthy
 
  A Thousand Splendid Suns
By Khaled Hosseini
 
  Rudyard and the Raj
By Charles Allen
 
  The theory of everything
By John Crace
 
  A Good Indian Wife
By Anne Cherian
Publisher: WW Norton & Company, 2008
Review by Reeta Sinha

 
  The World Is What It Is: The Authorised Biography of VS Naipaul by Patrick French
Review by Hilary Spurling
 
  Palestine: Peace not apartheid
By Jackie Northam
 
  Sea of Poppies
By Amitav Ghosh
Published by: John Murray

 
  The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century
By George Friedman
 
  Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Posted by Rhapsodyinbooks
 
  Imagining India: Ideas For The New Century
Review by M.L.MURTY
 
  Book : The Last Lecture
Author : Dr Randy Pausch with Jeoffrey Zaslow
Publisher : Hachette India

 
  Dreams from My Father
Review by Oona King
 
  Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje
Review by John Burns
 
  The Book of Negroes
Review by Afra Kavanagh
 
  Descent Into Chaos
Autor : Ahmed Rashid
Review by Kim Sengupta

 
  Catch the 2093 to space: It's the flight of future
Review by Madhusree Chatterjee
 
  Sea of Poppies
Author: Amitav Ghosh
Review by Shashi Tharoor

 
  Three Cups of Tea
Author: Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Viking/Penguin
Review by Alma Lee

 
  Drums of My Flesh
Author: Cyril Dabydeen
Toronto-based TSAR Publications
Review by Dr. Mariam Pirbhai

 
The White Tiger
Author: Aravind Adiga
Review by Richard Marcus

 
THE POST AMERICAN WORLD
Author:Fareed Zakaria
Review by Pastor Bob Cornwall

 
THE MAN WHO OWNS THE NEWS
Author: Michael Wolff
Review by TIM ARANGO

 
TWO LIVES
Author: Vikram Seth
McArthur & Company
Review by Kanam TJ

 
Barbara Frum: A Daughter's Memoir
Author: Linda Frum
Random House
Review by Kanam TJ

 
The Immigrant
Author: Manju Kapur
Random House India
Review by Shubha Singh

 
  My Belly Is White
Author: Austine Fernando
Vijitha Yapa Publications, Colombo
Review by M.R. Narayan Swamy

 
  Drums of My Flesh
Author: Cyril Dabydeen
Toronto-based TSAR Publications
Review by Dr. Mariam Pirbhai

 
  Chasing Life
Author: Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Warner Wellness, New York, 2007
Review by Dr. John Samuel

 
  Brick Lane
Author: Monica Ali
Scribner, New York
Review by Kanam TJ

 
  Evening Is The Whole Day
Author: Preeta Samarasan
HarperCollins Publishers
Review by Shubha Singh

 
  What Falls Away
Author: Mia Farrow
Review by Kanam TJ

 
  The Cellist Of Sarajevo

Review by Andrew Riemer

 
 
 
 
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