Dhanishta is a freelance writer, going strong on a quest to explore a variety of topics and avenues for generating purposeful content. A self-confessed bibliophile, she is the Founder of Bookedforlife.
The legendary Ashwatthama, of the Mahabharata fame, is a deep and complex character who made choices that led Krishna to curse him to live a life worse than death. Ashwatthama’s Redemption imagines Ashwatthama’s future after the end of the Kurukshetra war. Is Ashwatthama’s Redemption also a part of the cosmic
What was it like to be Muhammad Ali’s daughter? At Home with Muhammad Ali by Hana Ali is a memoir that looks at the boxing legend with a very different lens- that of a
Sandeep Jauhar’s book, Heart: A History, takes a multi-disciplinary look into the human heart. Jauhar combines history, research, personal anecdotes, medical literature and his own perspective to demystify the
There is great beauty in simplicity. Ruskin Bond’s ‘A Book of Simple Living’ reminds us of this universal truth. This is a book you may want to add to your collection. What is says remains
Empress- The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan by Ruby Lal explores the fascinating rise of a Nur Jahan as a co-sovereign to Jahangir. How did she navigate the complex world of patriarchy and harem politics to a more visible kind of power? Read this nuanced story of a queen who was much ahead of her times, for a compelling perspective!
“When we eat and live to be healthy, great skin and hair are just a side effect,” says Vasudha Rai, author of Glow, your guide to true beauty- inside out!
Manifesting your destiny may seem to be a far fledged claim. But, this workbook written by Darren Marc and illustrated by Joan Coleman provides a road map for the
One does not often come across a medical handbook that prescribes fiction for ailments. The Novel Cure urges you to turn away from the chemist and enter the library or bookshop instead!
In India, we are no strangers to the sweet boons of the Neem tree. The extraordinary properties of Neem are the subject of much research. We chat with Klaus Ferlow, author of Neem - Nature's Healing Gift To Humanity, about the wonderful benefits of Neem.
She may have been typecast as the “Tragedy Queen”…but there is much more to her. A new book of Meena Kumari’s poetry, translated by Noorul Hasan shows that she wielded the pen with as much élan!