Category Archive

The following is a list of all entries from the Books category.

Celebrating 5 years of blogging + Other Milestones

TweetProlog It has been a while since i wrote on this blog. Thankfully Abdul Fakhri and Priya Raju have been doing a wonderful job of picking up the slack.  Fine Tastings Since this section has not been carried in a while, i decided that it may not be wise to list all the links i […]

Can Michael Jackson ‘beat’ Rudyard Kipling to ‘it’?

TweetOH, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two strong men stand face to face, tho’ they come from the ends of the earth! The […]

Imagining India

TweetUpdated 20 Apr 2009: NR Narayana Murthy has published a book as well. He talks about giving access to inexpensive English education and computers to everyone. Exactly Sir.  Updated 10 Apr 2009: Imagining India links to this review on their site. Thanks Imagining India. Managed to read the recent book Imagining India by Nandan Nilekani […]

Do bridges matter anymore?

Tweet(On the occasion of Gandhi’s birth anniversary, I dedicate this post to the memory of late Rajnarayan Chandavarkar among the finest sons and historians of India. Raj was based at Cambridge, England.) “We can help make the world safe for diversity. For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit […]

One billion customers

TweetIt is James McGregor’s absorbing account of his tenure in China as Dow Jones’s China boss. I am fascinated by China and its rapid rise and I have been wanting to read this book for a while now. The book is littered with insights about China and its culture. I picked out some of insights […]