Recommended Reads for 2019 (Fiction)

2019 has been a great year with so many wonderful titles that came out and went on to win some of the most prestigious literary awards. So here’s a list of the top 5 recommended reads in fiction released this year that Team KC thinks must be on your list.

New Release: Make Your Own Luck by Bob Miglani & Rehan Yar Khan

‘This book shows us how to help tilt the odds of luck and success in our favour by doing the uncommon things’ – SANJEEV BIKHCHANDANI, Co-founder, Naukri.com & Info Edge How can one grow their startup by 10x? How can one boost sales in a super competitive marketplace? How can one grow their corporate careerContinue reading “New Release: Make Your Own Luck by Bob Miglani & Rehan Yar Khan”

New Release: TOMI ADEYEMI’s Children of Virtue and Vengeance

Tomi Adeyemi’s ground-breaking debut became a global phenomenon and instant #1 New York Times bestseller. THE LEGACY OF ORÏSHA continues with CHILDREN OF VIRTUE AND VENGEANCE December 3, 2019 “A phenomenon.” — Entertainment Weekly “The next big thing in literature and film.” — Ebony magazine

Book Review: I Still Love You by Joyita Basak

About the Book “Some people are very good at making new decisions, Armaan is one of them. Being a son of a celebrity industrialist, everything was at his doorstep. Still he wants to pursue his dreams for satisfaction and success. Indu, a common girl from Charanpur village is struggling to create her existence as aContinue reading “Book Review: I Still Love You by Joyita Basak”

New Release: I still love you by Joyita Basak

A message showed up, “I Still love you. I Still care for you.” She murmured to self, “I know.” Some people are very good at making new decisions, Armaan is one of them. Being a son of a celebrity industrialist, everything was at his doorstep. Still he wants to pursue his dreams for satisfaction andContinue reading “New Release: I still love you by Joyita Basak”

New Release : The Prospect of Miracles – A Novel by Cyrus Mistry

ABOUT THE BOOK Pastor Pius Philipose, a charismatic priest from a small town in Kerala, is dead. As his adoring flock gathers around to mourn their ‘morally unblemished, upright, drenched-inthe- milk-of-human-kindness’ Pastor, his wife, Mary Agnes, at last free of her husband’s domineering presence, begins to recreate for the reader, in vivid detail, the terribleContinue reading “New Release : The Prospect of Miracles – A Novel by Cyrus Mistry”

New Release: How to Become Rich by Devdutt Pattanaik

ABOUT THE BOOK Lakshmi is worshipped as the goddess of wealth. Her arrival is considered auspicious, while her departure is bad and inauspicious. In temples, gods are bedecked with jewels; during festivals, our houses are decorated with flowers, lamps and Lakshmi’s footprints. Clearly, she is a much-desired goddess.

Book Review: The Lady in the Mirror by Charu Vashishtha

About the book Do you know what you really are? Or has life not tested you yet! 8 stories 8 situations 8 emotions Lata is quintessential Indian housewife. How come her blissful life got disturbed by all but a gentle sermon? The handsome Piyush had the world at his feet and yet his world wasContinue reading “Book Review: The Lady in the Mirror by Charu Vashishtha”

Upcoming Release: The Silence and the Storm- Narratives of Violence against Women in India by Kalpana Sharma

ABOUT THE BOOK From the rape of Mathura, a young tribal girl, by two policemen in Desaiganj, Maharashtra, in 1972, to the brutal sexual assault and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Kashmir, in 2018, the narrative around violence against women in India has barely changed. While laws have been reformed, societal structures thatContinue reading “Upcoming Release: The Silence and the Storm- Narratives of Violence against Women in India by Kalpana Sharma”

Excerpt: The Merman and the Book of Power – A Qissa told by Musharraf Ali Farooqi

The Merman and the Book of Power brings into the English the classical qissa genre, a fabulist storytelling form common to the oral and written literatures of rdu, Persian and Arabic. Written by none other than the prolific author Musharraf Ali Farooqi, this book is a must read. For those who don’t know, he isContinue reading “Excerpt: The Merman and the Book of Power – A Qissa told by Musharraf Ali Farooqi”