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The forgotten Gandhi and why he should be remembered

The forgotten Gandhi and why he should be remembered

By Vikas Datta, Title: Feroze Gandhi – the Forgotten Gandhi; Author: Bertil Falk; Publisher: Roli Books; Pages: 320; Price: Rs 695 He was a “VIP” in independent India, not because he was son-in-law of the Prime Minister (while his wife ...

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Solving life’s mysteries with ancient and modern wisdom

Solving life’s mysteries with ancient and modern wisdom

By Vikas Datta, Title: Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It; Author: Daniel Klein; Publisher: Oneworld Publications/Pan Macmillan; Pages: 220; Price: Rs 350 Upstaged by “TV talk show hosts, smartly dressed motivational speakers, and pop gurus ...

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When the gurus speak, it is pure wisdom

When the gurus speak, it is pure wisdom

By M.R. Narayan Swamy, Title: Conversations with Dada Vaswani; Author: Ruzbeh N. Bharucha; Publisher: Penguin Ananda; Pages: 288; Price: Rs 299 Title: The Prophet of One World; Author: S. Mohandas; Publisher: S. Mohandas; Pages: 488; Price: Rs 1,000 Author of ...

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Battling terror on the city streets — and its costs

Battling terror on the city streets — and its costs

By Vikas Datta, (IANS) : Title: Soldier Spy; Author: Tom Marcus; Publisher: Michael Joseph/Penguin Random House UK; Pages: 326; Price: Rs 699 In today’s world of uncertain and unexpected violence, an implacable enemy, with thoughts of spectacular mass murder on ...

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A remarkable Indian renaissance man in riddles

A remarkable Indian renaissance man in riddles

By Vikas Datta, (IANS) : Title: Amir Khusrau – The Man in Riddles; Author: Ankit Chadha; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 96; Price: Rs 299 He was a man of many parts — warrior and counsellor to sultans, prime ...

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Quo Vadis, Russia? Attempting some answers

Quo Vadis, Russia? Attempting some answers

By Vikas Datta, (IANS) : Title: Russia – What Everyone Needs to Know; Author: Timothy J. Colton; Publisher: Oxford University Press; Pages: 287; Price: Rs 695 Winston Churchill, who once memorably described Russia “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside ...

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