Healed – an Excerpt

Healed is the powerful, moving and deeply personal story of actor Manisha Koirala’s battle against ovarian cancer. From her treatment in the US and the wonderful care provided by the oncologists there to how she rebuilt her life once she returned home, the book takes us on an emotional roller-coaster ride through her many fears…

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A River Sutra : an Excerpt

An elderly bureaucrat escapes the world to run a guest house on the banks of India’s holiest river, the Narmada, only to find he has made the wrong choice. Too many lives converge here. Among those who disturb his tranquility are a privileged young executive bewitched by a mysterious lover; a novice Jain monk who…

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Meet the Different Avatars of Goddess Devi

Uma, Durga, Parvati, Lakshmi and Saraswati-they are all avatars of the Devi.  There are probably more forms of Devi than any other deity, for temples are dedicated to the goddess in every Indian village. She is energy and power, the ultimate destroyer of evil. From The Book of Avatars and Divinities, we quote some of these…

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Are You Balanced?

Take this quiz to find out!           In his debut book, Life’s Amazing Secrets, Gaur Gopal Das distils his experiences and lessons about life into a light-hearted, thought-provoking book that will help you align yourself with the life you want to live.

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The Editor on Why Sohaila Abdulali’s Book on Rape is Important

By Manasi Subramaniam What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape comes at a time when we have just begun to talk – actually talk – about rape. There is a great danger in referring to such a book as ‘timely’. Not only does that seem opportunistic, it also trivializes and oversimplifies sexual violence entirely.…

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Discoveries of Love with ‘The Rabbit and the Squirrel’

The Rabbit and The Squirrel by Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi is a love story about a special bond of friendship between a rabbit and a squirrel. They are inseparable and share a precious bond which goes beyond the quintessential notions of love and admiration. Their greatest joy lies in spending precious moments with each other as…

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Wise Words from The Rabbit and the Squirrel

A story of thwarted love, and an ode to the enduring pleasures of friendship, The Rabbit and the Squirrel is a charmed fable for grown-ups, in which one life, against all odds, is fated for the other. From Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi’s new book, we came across a list of wise words for you. A story of thwarted love,…

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