The Bad Boys of Bokaro Jail by Chetan Mahajan

  You don’t really need the backstory, I hope, to appreciate this review, but since it might just put things fully in context, here you go. Through the twin worlds of Facebook and running, I recently met the utterly charming Chetan Mahajan, author of “The Bad Boys of Bokaro Jail”. …

GOD IS A GAMER by RAVI SUBRAMANIAN

What a very clever and intriguing whodunnit this book is.  A financial thriller, involving banking (yes, indeed, banking of all things) and gaming and bitcoins and politics and death and love  – and the whole combo makes for a great read. This is the second book by Mr. Subramanian that I …

The Himalayan Concerto by John Masters

You shouldn’t have to know a place and/or physically be in a place to enjoy a book, but there really is nothing like sitting in the Himalayas, relishing a book about the Himalayas. John Masters’ “The Himalayan Concerto” was written in 1975, published in 1976, and purports to take place …