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Book Review: The Essential Writings of B.R. Ambedkar


★★★★☆ Source – https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1821010921?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1 The above book is a collection of essays that he wrote, so it is not a book as such but a collection of his articles. I first started reading about Ambedkar ~2011 from here – http://pragati.nationalinterest.in/wp…. It really … Continue reading

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Elzeard Bouffier and Andrzej Bobiec


★★★★★ Recently I was reading this brilliant story called ‘The Man Who Planted Trees’ by Jean Giono. It tells the story of a man who single-handedly regrows a forest in the valley at the foothills of Alps. It is the story … Continue reading

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Would Sherlock Holmes be able to deduce the true identity of The Joker?


Answer by Anirudh Acharya: Maybe yes, there is a good chance that he will be able to deduce Joker’s identity. Firstly Batman himself, apart from being a powerful and athletic superhero is also a brilliant detective with lot of knowledge … Continue reading

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Reviews of: Chanakya’s Chant


Answer by Anirudh Acharya: ★★★☆☆ Ashwin Sanghi tries his hand at a political thriller. He narrates two stories parallely in alternate chapters, one of the historical Chanakya and how he aided Chandragupta to become the emperor of Bharat and the … Continue reading

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Reviews of: India After Gandhi (book)


Answer by Anirudh Acharya: ★★★☆☆ A good compilation of post independence Indian history by Ramachandra Guha. It also gives a good perspective to understand present day India. The book is rich in detail and the writing style of Guha is … Continue reading

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Reviews of: Clash of Civilizations


Answer by Anirudh Acharya: ★★★★★ A brilliant book by Samuel P. Huntington, a political scientist from Harvard, on the geopolitics of the coming century. We have had many books in favour of the concept of the world becoming a global … Continue reading

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