Of Spins, Sixes, and Surprises by Shom Biswas and Titash Banerjea Book Review

Book Review: ‘Of Spins, Sixes, and Surprises’ by Shom Biswas and Titash Banerjea

"Of Spins, Sixes, and Surprises" emerges as a scripture for cricket enthusiasts. Biswas and Banerjea meticulously unfold decades of defining moments, from the introduction of Ranji Singh to iconic matches like the 1993 India vs. England Test in Chepauk.
The Assamese by Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty Book Review

Book Review: ‘The Assamese’ by Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty

"The Assamese" by Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty promises an in-depth exploration of one of India's oldest and most distinctive communities.
Emperor of Rome by Mary Beard Book Review

Book Review: ‘Emperor of Rome’ by Mary Beard

"Emperor of Rome" embarks on a thrilling and enlightening journey into the annals of the ancient world, presenting readers with a novel perspective on the intricacies of Roman emperors.
Beijing Rules by Bethany Allen Book Review

Book Review: ‘Beijing Rules’ by Bethany Allen

"Beijing Rules" by Allen explores China's tactics to exploit Western vulnerabilities, such as linking market access to political compliance, deploying punitive tariffs, conducting disinformation campaigns, using private firms for global surveillance, and using vaccines as geopolitical bargaining chips.
Northeast India by Samrat Choudhury Book Review

Book Review: ‘Northeast India’ by Samrat Choudhury

The book "Northeast India: A Political History" occasionally becomes repetitive when narrating how each state merged with the Indian state, as a result of the British colonial era.
American Prometheus The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin Book Review

Book Review: ‘American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer’ by Kai...

"American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer," co-authored by Kai Bird and the late Martin Sherwin, debuted in 2005.