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.
If you thought that the timeless teachings of Chanakya, the great kingmaker were meant for adults in management positions, think again. Children can now enjoy these wise nuggets in Chatur Chanakya and The Himalayan Problem.
I Need to Pee by Neha Singh is much more than a simple book about the difficulties in accessing a decent washroom in our country. At a deeper level, it talks about the assertion of a basic right.
The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock weaves a tale filled with myth and fantasy, set in Georgian England. Imogen Hermes Gowar’s debut novel is an enticing read!
Thus Spoke Chanakya is a roadmap for understanding and applying the teachings of the great ‘kingmaker’ Chanakya. In simple lucid language easily suited for modern readers, Radhakrishnan Pillai decodes the ancient texts of ‘Arthashastra’ in the context of modern times.
The valiant queen of Jhansi finds expression in a beautifully illustrated tale by Sonia Mehta. This Rani Lakshmibai biography is a great way to meet the queen who still inspires awe.
A rich text environment can be a tool to encourage a love for print and encourage literacy in children. It simply involves incorporating print in the child’s immediate environment.
Lore of the land: Storytelling traditions of India by Nalini Ramachandran delves into the dynamic world of Indian stories
Shabnam Minwalla’s latest book, What Maya Saw, is a thriller for young adults that envelopes the reader into a hunt that takes them right into the heart of Bombay.
Dream Big, a book on financial literary reiterates that every individual is entitled to make an unlimited amount of money. After all, it is all about good investment habits.
The Book of Limericks by Bibek Debroy is a quirky and poetic commentary on the year gone by. Accompanied by brilliant illustrations by Sayan Mukherjee, the book holds a key to understanding 2017.