Thursday, September 27, 2012

Book review: Ten Days

Book: Ten Days
Author: Azharuddin
ISBN: 9380914169
ISBN-13: 9789380914169
Binding: Paperback
Published: 2012
Publisher: General Press
Pages: 184
Language: English

 (as published in the taunt pen- August's special issue)

 About the book:

(the following is a piece of discussion that took place among the All About Books team members)
Racism, violence and flashbacks- can all be packed in a new book written by an unknown writer altogether.
“Ten Days” by Azharuddin kept us- making all kinds of guess work we could afford in our little discussion room.

Book review: Poetry Out and Loud

Title: “Poetry Out and Loud”
Publisher: Joytichandra Publication
Author: Sujata Parashar
Edition: Paperback
Price: 75 INR
Language: English
ISBN: 8190964097
EAN: 9788190964098



(as published in the taunt pen -august special issue)

About the book :

From a writer to a poet- how would you describe the transition? There stands no explanation if the writer is picking up strands of self consciousness and building up a run-about verse style simply to appeal the young generation. 

Book review: Lotuses of evil

AUTHOR:  Azsacra  Zarathustra
TRANSLATOR:  AidarIsmagilov
PRICE: Rs.160/-
ISBN: 978-81-8253-092-8
PAPERBACK.   124 pages

 About The Book:

It is not accidental that the title of the book reminds one of Baudelaire’s  “Les Fleurs du Mal”.  The author has allegedly supplemented the nihilistic “Les Fleurs du Mal”.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Book review: Mumbaistan by Piyush Jha

Mumbaistan by Piyush Jha

Author: Piyush Jha
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Publishers: Rupa Publications
ISBN Number: 9788129120175

The book Mumbaistan by director cum first time author Piyush Jha is a past paced crime thriller based on the city of Mumbai. The city Mumbai is the land of dreams as well the hub of crime in India and thus makes for a perfect setting for a crime thriller. The book is a collection of three short stories set around people living in Mumbai.