.

An intense performance: Smita Patil's life and films

IANS Rating  

User Rating  


Smita managed a wide gamut of earthy and complex performances, rendered with such intensity, empathy and maturity that older and more experienced actors would find hard to pull off.

 

Gut feeling: Have probiotics for improving brain functions

IANS Rating  

User Rating  


The neurons in the gut are so innumerable that many scientists are calling them as “second brain”.

Argentina's Sikh policeman and other encounters of a globe-trotting Indian

IANS Rating  

User Rating  


Prabhu Ghate subtly blends the memoir and travelogue genres to fashion a riveting account of his repeated brushes with history around the globe.

4G Jihad: The ISIS' genesis and gameplan

IANS Rating  

User Rating  


With the arrest of an ISIS propagandist from India's tech hub, some volunteers trying to go to Iraq/Syria join the outfit, its flags being seen in the troubled Kashmir Valley, it is time Indians understood ISIS in detail - and the present volume goes a long way towards this this purpose.

How a book sparked of a Cold War battle

IANS Rating  

User Rating  


Will anyone care as much for a book today?

Kamasutra in the time of porn ban

IANS Rating  

User Rating  


The book, a re-telling of the Kamasutra by Wendy Doniger, explicates how ancient India appreciated eroticism and its progressive outlook on gender and female sexuality.

Manchurian Sojourn: Life in the other, unseen China

IANS Rating  

User Rating  


 Meyer's work is an engrossing picture of China, a new China but with some unchanging traditions!

'Finding Audrey' makes you double up with laughter

IANS Rating  

User Rating  


In "Finding Audrey", we enter a family which is messed up and argues a lot. It would be relatable to all teens- and their parents. 

'He must be either mad or a Gurkha'

IANS Rating  

User Rating  


This memoir is one soldier's story of living the life of the Gurkha - imbibing its values and its way of life through courage, honesty and pride.

The fascinating journey of life-sustaining force on Earth: Water

IANS Rating  

User Rating  


What is life if not water?

© 2017 IANS India Private Limited.
Don't forget to bookmark us! (CTRL-D)
Site designed by IANS