Book Club

A Graphic Tapestry of Departure and Arrival, Despair and Hope!

A Graphic Tapestry of Departure and Arrival, Despair and Hope!

It started as a weekly, non-fiction, comic strip in the New York Times and went on to win the prestigious Pulitzer award for editorial cartooning in 2018. It was then compiled into a book called Welcome to the New World.
Countdown 1945: A Thrilling Countdown to Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Countdown 1945: A Thrilling Countdown to Hiroshima and Nagasaki

There are a number of books out there on the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. More are military histories, some are cautionary essays and yet others deal with the process behind the making of the nuclear bombs. Chris Wallace has tried to blend all these approaches together in Countdown 1945.
The Three Musketeers: A Classic That For Those Who Like Entertainment, Entertainment and Entertainment!

The Three Musketeers: A Classic That For Those Who Like Entertainment, Entertainment and Entertainment!

For most people, classic literature covers books that are very well written, reflect the times they were written in, that make one think and realise truths of life, have in-depth character sketches...well, in short, are excellent and should be read, but which are not exactly...entertaining.
El Clasico: A Brilliant Book About a Bitter Rivalry

El Clasico: A Brilliant Book About a Bitter Rivalry

Sport is packed with rivalries and perhaps there is no rivalry as fierce as the one they call 'El Clasico.'
The Martian Returns…Sort Of!

The Martian Returns…Sort Of!

Andy Weir has returned to the "one man lost in space" formula with his new book, Project Hail Mary.
Bestselling Novelist Akash Verma On Love, Lies and Letdowns

Bestselling Novelist Akash Verma On Love, Lies and Letdowns

Akash Verma plots his page-turning crime thrillers around the intense theme of spousal infidelity. We were curious to know his own feelings on the subject.
History as You Have Never Read It!

History as You Have Never Read It!

Mention the word "history'' and it is a fair chance that the first image that will come to your mind will be that of a hefty book, that in most cases than not, is not the easiest to read.
The Massive Bookstore That Never Closes

The Massive Bookstore That Never Closes

True bookworms know how important it is to have a number of books lined up, sitting there, waiting to be read. It brings a different kind of joy to know that there is a safety net of books waiting to catch you once you fall out of the one you are currently reading.
Happy Birthday, Mr. Doyle: 7 Facts You Might Not Know About the Creator of Sherlock Holmes

Happy Birthday, Mr. Doyle: 7 Facts You Might Not Know About the Creator of Sherlock Holmes

May 22 marks the birth anniversary of perhaps the greatest crime fiction writers of all time. Or well, definitely the creator of the most famous detective in literature. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the man who created Sherlock Holmes was born on this day in 1859.
The End: Germany, 1944-45 – “It Takes a Bomb Under his Arse to Make Hitler See Reason”

The End: Germany, 1944-45 – “It Takes a Bomb Under his Arse to Make Hitler See Reason”

There have been many books written about Nazi Germany, Hitler’s so-called Third Reich that was supposed to last for a thousand years. So why does one need yet another book on what was one of the most disturbing chapters in human history?
The Terror: The Terrifying Tale of A Lost Arctic Expedition

The Terror: The Terrifying Tale of A Lost Arctic Expedition

Some books become famous when they get their film or TV show versions. And Dan Simmons' massive novel, The Terror, definitely comes in that category.
The Mangle Street Murders: The Most Ill-Mannered Detective? Hello, Sidney Grice!

The Mangle Street Murders: The Most Ill-Mannered Detective? Hello, Sidney Grice!

Fiction is packed with eccentric detectives. From Sherlock Holmes with his penchant for odd questions and drug habits to Poirot and his obsession with his moustache to Lindsey Davis' Falco with his remarkable lack of morals...fiction has more than its share of detective oddballs.