Category: Kitab, Khayal, Kalam

Book Review – The Great Indian Rope Trick: Complexity of Indian Democracy

Book Review - The Great Indian Rope Trick: Complexity of Indian Democracy

Book Review – The Great Indian Rope Trick: Complexity of Indian Democracy

The great Indian Rope Trick – does the future of democracy lie with India

Roderick Matthews
Pages 378; Price Rs 599
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Sandip Ghose
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Green Gone Wrong – A Review

Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy is Undermining the Environmental Revolution is a book written by Heather Rogers. Rogers has gone about trying to point out what is going wrong with the way we look at environmentalism and capitalism today.

Rogers goes about questioning today’s consumer-led environmentalism where consumers are led to believe that they can make a difference by consuming the “right” products, which have been certified to be green and help the environment. This consumer-led approach is one that is propagated by capitalist interests and the book points out that the fault not only lies with the large corporations that have benefited from this transition, but also with the consumer. Continue Reading..


Ashwath Komath
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Ashwath Komath

Weekend Review – Cafune by Archana Kumar

This is the first book I am reviewing this year, and generally in a long time. It goes without saying that the first book which compelled me to come out and resume writing reviews is a really special one. Why is it special has factors both, textual and contextual. However, let me assure you, that it is more because of textual wonders that I hold the current book in a very high stead. The fact that it is written by a dear friend, fellow poet and wonderful human being, named Archana Kumar, does not rob me off the objectivity that as a reader-reviewer I attach to each book. Continue Reading..


Saumya Kulshreshtha
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Saumya Kulshreshtha