Indicting Goliath by Lal Bhatia – Book Review


There have been more than eight hundred years since the first human rights bill ‘Magna Carta’ but still the agony and hypocrisy of human civilization can be easily found. The problem becomes worse when we have to deal with a situation where everyone is against us. Even the big institutions are not helping us and rather, surprisingly for many, doing the conspiracy and laying a trap for...

A Thousand Seeds of Joy by Ananda Karunesh – Review


A Thousand Seeds of Joy is a spiritual book written by a noted personality in the field of spiritual healing, Mr Ananda Karunesh. The one very peculiar thing that the readers often talk about this book is the fact that the conversation presented in this book took place between the author and Lakshmi Ji and Saraswati Ji, the two Goddesses we know of Hinduism. Now, I am sure, even you might be...

7 Habits of Highly Effective People – book review


7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a bestselling book by Stephen R. Covey and since the publication in 1989, the book has never been out of print and it has been selling amazingly since then. The question is why? Why does this book sell so many in numbers and why does it not die because most of the books published in the mixed pop age have died already; the music of those days have faded away...

Reading Biographies and Autobiographies – some tips


If I look behind, there is no reason someone should read anything at all! If I look behind once more, there is nothing left in ‘me’ except the readings that I have done in my leisure or the compulsion of the academic purposes. So, reading will be there in your life whether you acknowledge it or not. And then, what one reads becomes suddenly very important because this is going to have a deep...

Shilpa Raj


Question: Congratulations on your book, Shilpa and what a splendid debut it has been! What were your plans when you knew that the book was going to be released when you first heard it? You must have been thinking so many things at that time?    Shilpa Raj: I was very happy and excited about the book being released. I was nervous about it would be received but when comments on Amazon and Goodreads...

The Elephant Chaser’s Daughter


Readers of Desi Readers, we have something very latest and way better for you this Saturday. We have our hands on The Elephant Chaser’s Daughter, a memoir and the debut work by Shilpa Raj, an author who has been constantly in the buzz because of her first book as well as her role in the Netflix Original’s Daughters of Destiny. Shilpa Raj belongs to a poor family and her childhood was...

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