The battle between idea and ideology- The New Indian Express

The battle between idea and ideology- The New Indian Express

Express News Service The Hindutva Model, by a prominent political leader and committed man of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Ram Madhav, is a serious attempt to present a century-old ideology academically to a broader audience both domestically and internationally. Describing his effort as a “non-Western world view” of the idea, concept, philosophy, and dimensions … Read more

Review: Anthony Doerr’s ‘Cloud Cuckoo Land’ requires work, but the payoff is worth it

Review: Anthony Doerr’s ‘Cloud Cuckoo Land’ requires work, but the payoff is worth it

With a mixture of historical fiction, social commentary, fairy tale, and science fiction, Anthony Doerr provides a witty and intricately woven tale that makes “Cloud Cuckoo Land” one of the most memorable books of the year. The novel challenges the reader with five characters spanning five centuries in the past and one character in the … Read more

Book review: To the Sea by Nikki Crutchley

Book review: To the Sea by Nikki Crutchley

reconsidering: To the sea It is a departure from Nikki Crutchley’s previous three highly regarded crime novels – all centered around small-town murders. While she self-published with some success – her first appearance Nothing bad is going on here Selected last year for the small screen – this is the first of two book deal … Read more

Book Review | When Parthiban Kanavu morphs into Parthiban’s Dream

Book Review | When Parthiban Kanavu morphs into Parthiban’s Dream

No credit was given to translators in the initial English translation, a omission that was corrected in later versions Georges Simonon, the French author of the much-loved Detective Magritte series, wrote 75 Magritte novels between 1931 and 1972. The original version was in French, and achieved worldwide fame after the release of English translations. No … Read more

A Review Of Sahana Singh’s Book On Indic Educational Heritage

A Review Of Sahana Singh's Book On Indic Educational Heritage

Among the reasons we may collectively have lost our reverence and commitment to the pursuit of knowledge is the confusion between the study of temporal themes and religious rituals. Another – and sadder – is the underestimation of the depth of our knowledge system with factual facts collected from lectures and spirited articles and increasingly, … Read more

K.C. Vijaya Kumar reviews Why We Kneel, How We Rise, by Michael Holding

K.C. Vijaya Kumar reviews Why We Kneel, How We Rise, by Michael Holding

Cricket icon Michael Holding talks about the dehumanizing side of racism and what should be treated differently based on skin colour. In his prime, it was the perfect calm before a storm and that inspired Governor Dickie Bird to call him “Whispering Death.” This was the stealth that cricketer Michael Holding worked as a leading … Read more

Appeal lies in satisfying blend of familiar Picoult elements

Appeal lies in satisfying blend of familiar Picoult elements

book title:I wish you were here ISBN-13:9781473692503 author:Picoult today publisher:Hodder and Stoughton Indicative price:£16.99 Chapter One: “March 13, 2020”. The same ominous strings play with the opening of Jodi Picoult’s latest title; Nothing good could be in his way. I wish I was here is Picoult’s 25th novel (not counting the projects she co-authored with … Read more