The Temple Tiger And More Man-Eaters of Kumaon

This is the second book of the three book series on man-eaters by Jim Corbett famous for hunting a large number of man-eating tigers and leopards in India. Strangely though, I chose to read only this book from the series to test waters. I picked this book on Ruskin Bond's recommendation in his book The …

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People

As a photography enthusiast, I have been in awe of the ace photographer Raghu Rai and his  photographs. This year, completing 50 years of his love affair with the camera, he unveiled a collection of his favorite portraits. The blurb on this hardcover masterpiece collection reads: You will not forget Raghu Rai’s people. It does …

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The Calling

I have always been drawn towards inspirational reads but I shy away from picking books of this genre because they are usually preachy and fail to keep me hooked for long. When I chanced upon The Calling: Unleash Your True Self one look at the blurb and my attention was hooked onto the fact that …

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Fables from India

The past few months sped past in a blur leaving little time for me to read books other than what I needed for my assignments. For the few that I read, I have plans to review soon. Though reading was slow, I was still fanning my love for books by adding to the pile of unread …

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The India I Love

I have read many books by Ruskin Bond lately as part of my venture of reading many books by one author. I picked this one to get a view of our motherland from Ruskin Bond's point of view. Though the book is beyond what the title seems to promise. The book is a collection of …

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School Times

Ever since Pari stepped in school, I have been interested in reading a lot of books talking about school life to get an insight of what all goes on in the minds of young children at school, the various challenges they face and how they hope to alter their outcome. I know, I have my …

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My Favorite Nature Stories

These days I'm in the middle of reading books by Ruskin Bond and I will be reviewing as many I can to share the joy I've experienced. I am a nature lover, I love spending time watching the birds, bugs, bees, leaves, clouds and the swaying trees without worrying about the time. Having grown up …

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The Story of Hanuman & Ganesh

This summer, I brought home a number of books to enjoy with Pari as we tried to beat the heat, staying indoors. The one thing I particularly look out for while picking books for my 4-year-old are the illustrations. Besides, their known goodness in helping the child grasp the story better, Pari loves flipping through …

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