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The Shambala Sutras: Novel by Aurijit Ganguli – Book Review

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About the book: brief The Shambala Sutras is the first novel by Aurijit Ganguli, an Indian novelist. Though there are a few books written on Shambala already, this novel takes theories and secrets about the place, a legend rather, to a new level. Aurijit’s research work has been superb and one can agree, after reading the novel, that this one has been conclusive, in terms of fiction, work...

Indian English Poetry could not gather conscious! It’s true!

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When we talk about the British poetry, we have a standard timeline, classification and proper division of the poets and their poetry according to thematic choices, the mood of a certain time period or by the lead that a poet who became larger than the age created. This is true to a large extent because we have the age of Milton, the age of Dryden and also Romantic Poetry and Victorian...

Planning to read non-fiction books? Begin with these books on God & Godly Philosophy

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God has always better plans for people on earth. God has created the even space for events on the earth and we cannot deny that – at least those who believe in the existence of someone beyond our comprehension. However, there are people who believe that there is no God. So, between believing and not believing, there is a huge space for philosophy, conjecture, discussions and debate. Within the...

Shawn Vij’s writing exhibits a way out of the emotionless ‘business’

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There are many hurdles in life but the most important thing to jump those hurdle is the right timing and self-control. And it is also to be noted that books have always been helpful for us in order to find the motivation to develop ourselves in such a way that we can be disciplined and prepared to grab the opportunities as they come in life. Nevertheless, it is equally true that there have been a...

The Tailor’s Needle by Lakshmi Raj Sharma Book Review

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The Tailor’s Needle is a novel written by Lakshmi Raj Sharma. Published in 2009 for the first time, the novel has been published in India by Penguin Books. Though the book could not garner a wide readership compared to the contemporary publications by writers that we all know, the novel has attracted critical reception and appreciation from different sections of critics, serious readers and...

23rd June 2169: will Ztocmi be able to put Earth Resort into the orbit? Book Review

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Indians writing science fiction? This expression is something that I have heard several times when I discussed Indian fiction with some of my friends who are very ardent readers. However, their discontent with Indian novelists is not entirely unjustified. They do know why they are having such shocking surprises with the idea of Indian novelists writing science fiction novelist. Nevertheless, at...

Literature of politics and politics of literature

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There have been many authors in India who may have used the best themes in their great works of fiction. However, the recognition they might have got or the appreciation they may have garnered did not have any influence of their greatest works of literature. Rather, on the very contrary, their reputation and their fame rested upon the irresponsible shoulders of their affiliations with the powers...

Demythsifying Myths: Demystifying 18 Myths about India by Amit Bagaria – Review

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Myths are very common to any nation. An old lady on the Moon; pot of gold at the end of a rainbow; elephant’s trunk in ‘Hathiya Nakshatra’ and so on… these were a few of the myths I have been knowing since my very childhood. However, there are also many political myths that one can come through. As Indians, as school students and kids, we have been fed with many myths of...

Well-begun should be well-ended in fiction! Opinion

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Conclusion in any fiction has an important role to play. This is the aspect of any novel that decides the magnitude of the overall impact on the readers. A strong narrative can bite the dust if an author fails to deliver a convincing conclusion that justifies the narrative and gets the central idea home. On the other hand, even a loose narrative with a strong conclusion can make the impact so...

Ashvamegh launches its Self-publishing company!

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Ashvamegh Publications has recently been launched by BookBoys PR company. A self-publishing platform that aims at simplifying the self-publishing industry for authors, Ashvamegh’s special feature is the added marketing options with the publishing packages. It does, moreover, not bind its authors to go for certain listed packages but gives them the freedom to create their own if they want to...

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