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Here is a collection of reading material about various noted Authors. It includes some biographical information about those authors, collection of various interviews (including video interviews), speeches, and of course, reviews for the literary work done by them.

Origin by Dan Brown | Book Review

Origin by Dan Brown | Book Review

As we have written before on this blog, mankind has been trying to resolve the mysteries of its own existence for thousands of years. We have been continuously looking for the guiding intelligence or divine force or the ruling conscience that drives this universe. We are desperate to know whether our life has a meaning or is it just a stage and our fate is already written. Being the most egotistical race on this planet, our imagination always comes back to a human-centric universe ruled by a benevolent God. But even after the cumulative efforts of each and every civilization ... Read More »

Sita – Warrior Of Mithila | Chapter 1 | Personal Views And Reviews

Sita – Warrior Of Mithila | Chapter 1 | Personal Views And Reviews

Author Amish Tripathi was a banker for around 14 years. He was keen at reading since early age and eventually he have decided to re-tell mythological tales in the context of “what if he is not just a God but was a human like us who actually wandered the Earth?”. The result of this thought process was The Immortals Of Meluha. The book won both critical acclaimed and commercial success. It made Amish a star author. He then left his job and concentrated on full time writing. And result was two more books in the Shiva Trilogy series named The ... Read More »

Vikas Swarup | Introduction to An Author

Vikas Swarup | Introduction to An Author

Writing is a calling that wasn’t always on the list of most recommended vocations, especially when the authors were at mercy of big publication houses. Poets had to have a “job-that-paid-bills”, and practice the writing in a corner of their study with a hope that some day their work will see the light of the day in form of a published book. But digital evolution has also revolutionized the way books are written and published these days. If you have a story to tell, there certainly is an audience in some corner of the world that would love to hear ... Read More »

Scion Of Ikshvaku | Book Reviews

Scion Of Ikshvaku | Book Reviews

Amish Tripathi is back with another book – Scion Of Ikshvaku. This time he tries to explore the tale of Lord Rama in his signature style. In order to make the things more contemporary, he tries to humanise the mythological character. Book Title : Scion Of Ikshvaku Author : Amish Tripathi Genre : Mythology retold Publisher : Westland Ltd. (22 June 2015) Total Pages : 376 (paperback) Chapters : 90 Purchase Links : Buy Scion of Ikshvaku A lot of incidents in his books are explored in his book as they are supposed to be happening in not so ancient ... Read More »

Interview of Uday Satpathy | Author of Brutal

Interview of Uday Satpathy | Author of Brutal

Recently we got an opportunity to interview Mr. Uday Satpathy, the author of Brutal. Brutal – his debut book is unique in a sense that it is possibly first crowd-curated book from India. (To know more about it, visit Bloody Good Book.) The book is scheduled to be published on 5th August 2015. Uday is a Sales Manager who possess a degree in Engineering. According to him IT and Sales are part of his day jobs, he is passionate about writing since early age. Nowadays we see lot of experts from various fields are coming into writing arena and making ... Read More »

Scion Of Ikshvaku | Chapter 3 | Personal Views And Reviews

Scion Of Ikshvaku | Chapter 3 | Personal Views And Reviews

Amish Tripathi now enjoys a celebrity status in literary fraternity. He have achieved it of course. With back-to-back 3 best seller books made him eligible for the same. He have tried a unique approach in writing, that is, looking at the mythologies from the modern day eye. Or rather we say, absorb the mythological stuff about mythological characters / Deities like – Lord Shiva – from various sources, and restructure them for the modern day readers. He humanizes the mythological characters, and he does it pretty well. In fact the motto behind the first book of the Shiva Trilogy – ... Read More »