Books

Carpe Diem..Carpe Cricket

Carpe Diem..Carpe Cricket

  The Roman poet Horace wrote the following:  “carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.”  Although my Latin is weak, here’s a Wiki translation:  “seize the present; trust tomorrow e’en as little as you may.”   All humans seek a balance when they contemplate...
Mistry Mystery: Solved in New Series

Mistry Mystery: Solved in New Series

The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey. Soho Crime/Soho Press, Inc.: New York. 400 pages. Hardcover. Also available as a digital book. Sujata Massey, the award-winning author of the Rei Shimura mystery series, The Sleeping Dictionary (IC, Sept. 2014), and India...
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

From the award-winning author of An Obedient Father (2001 Hemingway Foundation PEN Award) and Family Life (2014 New York Times Best Books of the Year; 2015 Folio Prize; and 2016 International DUBLIN Literary Award), comes a collection of short stories that entertains...
Re-Imagining History

Re-Imagining History

It would not be an exaggeration if he were cited to be one of the most influential writers in India at the present time. His personal story is an example of reinvention. His love of history and Hindu theology started in childhood, interacting with his grandfather, a...
Young Adult Rom-Com For the Win!

Young Adult Rom-Com For the Win!

WHEN DIMPLE MET RISHI by Sandhya Menon. Simon Pulse (Simon & Shuster): New York. 384 pages. $17.99 hardcover. Also available as a digital book and Audible. Girl has goal (break the glass ceiling in the world of coding without “IIH” distractions). Boy has goal (woo...