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Book Review: An Era of Darkness by Shashi Tharoor

An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India by Shashi Tharoor

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“When Willy Brandt was chancellor of Germany, he sank to his knees at the Warsaw Ghetto in 1970 to apologize to Polish Jews for the Holocaust.” 621 more words


Social: If Shashi Tharoor hear these 'raw Hindi', then you will beat the clap!

Will try to learn one day everyday.

Let them laugh, today they will clap! ‘

These lines are not a press release of any poet convention. 436 more words


Tiny Book Haul! (Indian Edition) ❤

So I bought books. AGAIN!!

I don’t know how this happened, but Flipkart’s  offer was so great and I couldn’t resist 😁😁.

But this time I just bought 3 and it’s a big deal form the bookacholic in me. 269 more words


Riot - A Novel: Shashi Tharoor

An excerpt-y, opinionated, reflective and other synonym-y book post.

(First published as Riot- A Love Story)

Disclaimer: This is also a breakaway from the typical or not so typical book reviews or reading guides or the groups of words strung together that you’d find in this blog. 1,264 more words

For the Joy of Reading: Inglorious Empire

The first thing to say is that this is not a history of the British Raj.   It is a book that arose from a debate at the Oxford Union.    1,088 more words

Books And Reading

Response to Tharoor's Washington Post Article 'Hollywood rewards a mass murderer'

Mr. Tharoor.. You have a point.. But this is a movie and I guess the history or humanitarian sense of the character portrayed should not have much bearing on an award.. 660 more words


Has Shashi Tharoor come up with the best definition (so far) for 'Achhe Din'?

Shashi Tharoor‘s felicity with the English language is, frankly, തുരക്കല്‍.

So, Akash Banerjee, the AB of the six-inch screen, flips the switch and asks the Thiruvananthapuram MP, who dreams in highly accented English, the definitions of some well-known Hindi words, like ‘ 97 more words