Monthly Archives: December 2013

Seven Secrets of Shiva by Devdutt Patnaik

Seven Secrets of Shiva is a non-fiction work that endeavors to explain Shiva, the Lord of Kailash through the labyrinth of myths, stories and cultural perception. Why is Shiva dressed like an uncouth tramp? Why does he smear ashes from … Continue reading

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Gods, Kings and Slaves: The Siege of Madurai by R. Venkatesh

I chanced upon this book in Goodreads and thought that I would give it a try. I was not disappointed. Gods, Kings and Slaves: The siege of Madurai is a wonderful historical novel that will suck you right into the … Continue reading

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Adhuri Prem Kahaniyan by Santosh Avvannavar

Adhuri Prem Kahaniyan is a english non-fiction that collates real love stories sourced from life. As the title testifies, each story is incomplete and is told from the male point of view. With numerous tales of love, lust, friendship and … Continue reading

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