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Book Review: Conquerors

Conquerors:  How Portugal Forged The First Global Empire, by Roger Crowley This book sits in a bit of an uncanny valley when it comes to its material and approach.  In a different age, this book would feel comfortable simply praising … Continue reading

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Book Review: India: An Illustrated History

India:  An Illustrated History, by Prem Kishore & Anuradha Kishore Ganpati Admittedly, I was a bit disappointed by this book.  Any time an entire subcontinent’s history is covered in about 200 pages one can expect that the coverage will be … Continue reading

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Book Review: In Light Of India

In Light Of India, by Octavio Paz, translated by Eliot Weinberger This is now the third book by the author I have read, and not coincidentally the third that was translated by the same gentleman.  In reading this book about … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Am Gandhi

I Am Gandhi, by Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos Gandhi’s life was a complicated one, and this book does at least some justice to it.  Unfortunately, this particular book has one of the stronger political edges of the series … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Passage To India

A Passage To India, a play by Martin Sherman It should be noted that what I read and am reviewing here is a play that is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by E.M. Forster that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shadow Of The Great Game

The Shadow Of The Great Game:  The Untold Story Of India’s Partition, by Nandra Singh Sarila In reading this book, I got the feeling that it was written largely for Indian audiences as a way of informing them about the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Yes, God Is A Mathematician

Yes, God Is A Mathematician:  The World’s Most Ancient Mystery:  The Secret Of Vedas Cracked, by Dhanesh Kumar M. [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Money Consciousness

Money Consciousness:  Become Super Rich And Attract Infinite Wealth By Discovering Eleven Simple Ancient Principles Of Abundance, by Nathan Rich [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This … Continue reading

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Big Machine

Not too long ago, I watched a music-related YouTube channel I follow and the person had listed their favorite songs by the Goo Goo Dolls that had appeared on a particular Billboard Chart, I believe it was the Adult Rock … Continue reading

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Book Review: Christ And The Hindu Diaspora

Christ And The Hindu Diaspora, by Paul Pathickal [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press in exchange for an honest review.] There is a lot the author of this book gets wrong, or does less than … Continue reading

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