Year: 2019

The Billionaire Raj

Summary : For close to a century leading up to its independence in 1947, India operated under a system of British governance known as the Raj, taken from a Sanskrit word meaning “kingdom” or “rule.” Then, more or less until the introduction of economic liberalization in 1991, the country stagnated

Nine Perfect Strangers

Summary : Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can’t even admit to themselves. Amidst all of the luxury and pampering, the mindfulness and meditation, they know these

Girls Burn Brighter

Summary : In the opening chapter of Shobha Rao’s debut novel, there is a tale about an old, childless woman who has cultivated a grove of trees in her Indian village “as a way to care for something, as a way to nurture something fragile and lovely”. When a journalist

The Great Alone

Summary : A Complete Summary of The Great Alone The novel is Leni’s hero-journey as well as a coming-of-age tale. The story is told from her point of view. It is her mind the reader inhabits; it is through her eyes that the reader experiences the narrative. The beauty and