Book Reviews by Title

A Case of Exploding MangoesMohammed Hanif 
A Division of the SpoilsPaul Scott 
A Fine BalanceRohinton Mistry 
A Pale View of HillsKazua Ishiguro
A Scanner DarklyPhilip K Dick 
A Single ManChristopher Isherwood 
A Suitable BoyVikram Seth
A Tale of Two CitiesCharles Dickens
All Quiet on the Western FrontErich Maria Remarque
AmsterdamIan McEwan 
Ancient HistoryJM Roberts 
And Another Thing…Eoin Colfer 
Arrow of GodChinua Achebe
Barney’s VersionMordecai Richler
BettyTiffany McDaniel 
Bring Up the BodiesHilary Mantel
Burial RitesHannah Kent 
Burnt ShadowsKamila Shamsie 
Catch-22Joseph Heller 
Charlotte’s WebEB White
ChefJaspreet Singh 
CivilisationNiall Ferguson 
Claudius the GodRobert Graves 
Consciousness ExplainedDaniel C Dennett 
Deception PointDan Brown 
DuneFrank Herbert
East of EdenJohn Steinbeck
ErewhonSamuel Butler 
Eric Clapton – The AutobiographyEric Clapton
Ever RestRoz Morris
Everyday DrinkingKingsley Amis
Family MattersRohinton Mistry 
Far from the Madding CrowdThomas Hardy 
Fasting, FeastingAnita Desai
FatherlandRobert Harris 
Flood of FireAmitav Ghosh 
GeniusJames Gleick 
Goa, Through the Mists of HistoryLuis de Assis Correia 
GoblinEver Dundas 
God is Not GreatChristopher Hitchens
God’s WarChristopher Tyerman 
Great Monuments of IndiaN/A
Gulliver’s TravelsJonathan Swift 
Half Blood BluesEsi Edugyan 
Heat and DustRuth Prawer Jhabvala
Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad 
I, ClaudiusRobert Graves 
ImagineRichard A Harris
In Search of ZarathustraPaul Kriwaczek 
In the Shadow of the SwordTom Holland
Indian SummerAlex Von Tunzelmann 
Jude the ObscureThomas Hardy 
KamikazeJames Delgado
Life, the Universe and EverythingDouglas Adams 
Little WomenLouisa May Alcott 
Mansfield ParkJane Austen
MiddlemarchGeorge Eliot 
Midnight’s ChildrenSalman Rushdie
MiseryStephen King 
Mister PipLloyd Jones 
Mostly HarmlessDouglas Adams 
Napoleon As Military CommanderJames Marshall-Cornwall 
NarcopolisJeet Thayil 
Next Year in JerusalemJohn Kolchak 
Notre Dame de ParisVictor Hugo
Of Mice and MenJohn Steinbeck 
On the RoadJack Kerouac 
On TyrannyTimothy Snyder 
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s NestKen Kesey 
One Hundred Years of SolitudeGabriel Garcia Marquez
OpenAndre Agassi 
Palace of DesireNaguib Mahfouz 
Palace WalkNaguib Mahfouz 
Pigeon EnglishStephen Kelman 
PossessionAS Byatt 
PowerBertrand Russell 
River of SmokeAmitav Ghosh 
Samak the AyyarN/A
Sea of PoppiesAmitav Ghosh 
Sense and SensibilityJane Austen 
ShameSalman Rushdie
SilenceShusaku Endo 
So Long, and Thanks for All the FishDouglas Adams 
Soul MountainGao Xingjian
South of the Border, West of the SunHaruki Murakami 
StardustNeil Gaiman 
Staying OnPaul Scott 
Such A Long JourneyRohinton Mistry 
Sugar StreetNaguib Mahfouz 
Suite FrançaiseIrène Némirovsky 
Tess of the D’UrbervillesThomas Hardy 
The 13 ½ Lives of Captain BluebearWalter Moers 
The Arabian NightsN/A
The BackstreetsPerhat Tursun
The Battle for SpainAntony Beevor 
The Black HoleJan Dalley 
The Bone PeopleKeri Hulme
The Book ThiefMarkus Zusak 
The Bull From the SeaMary Renault
The Canterbury TalesChaucer
The CarpathiansJanet Frame 
The CastleFranz Kafka
The Chronicles of NarniaCS Lewis 
The Day of the ScorpionPaul Scott 
The Day of the TriffidsJohn Wyndham 
The Fall of the Roman EmpirePeter Heather
The Fall of the WestAdrian Goldsworthy
The General of the Dead ArmyIsmail Kadare 
The Genius FactoryDavid Plotz 
The GhostRobert Harris 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s NestStieg Larsson 
The Girl Who Played with FireStieg Larsson 
The Girl with the Dragon TattooStieg Larsson 
The God of Small ThingsArundhati Roy 
The Golden NotebookDoris Lessing 
The Good EarthPearl S Buck 
The Grapes of WrathJohn Steinbeck
The Handmaid’s TaleMargaret Atwood 
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the GalaxyDouglas Adams 
The Hungry TideAmitav Ghosh 
The Idea of IndiaSunil Khilnani
The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksRebecca Skloot
The Inheritance of LossKiran Desai
The Interpreter of MaladiesJhumpa Lahiri
The Jewel in the CrownPaul Scott 
The King Must DieMary Renault 
The Last Jews of KeralaEdna Fernandes 
The Last of the WineMary Renault 
The Light Between OceansML Stedman 
The Mayor of CasterbridgeThomas Hardy 
The Mask of ApolloMary Renault
The Mill on the FlossGeorge Eliot 
The Mirror and the LightHilary Mantel
The Naked and the DeadNorman Mailer 
The Natural Way of ThingsCharlotte Wood
The PaintingAlison Booth
The Palace of DreamsIsmail Kadare 
The PassageJustin Cronin
The Penguin History of New ZealandMichael King 
The Picture of Dorian GrayOscar Wilde 
The Praise SingerMary Renault
The Reluctant FundamentalistMohsin Hamid 
The Restaurant at the End of the UniverseDouglas Adams 
The Restoration of RomePeter Heather
The Return of the NativeThomas Hardy 
The Sea, the SeaIris Murdoch 
The Secret GardenFrances Hodgson Burnett 
The Selfish GeneRichard Dawkins 
The Sense of an EndingJulian Barnes 
The ShahnamehAbolqasem Ferdowsi 
The Sisters BrothersPatrick deWitt 
The Sixth ExtinctionElizabeth Kolbert 
The Strange LibraryHaruki Murakami 
The Summer That Melted EverythingTiffany McDaniel 
The Sun Also RisesErnest Hemingway 
The Thomas Paine ReaderThomas Paine
The Towers of SilencePaul Scott 
The TwelveJustin Cronin
The Unbearable Lightness of BeingMilan Kundera
The Village by the SeaAnita Desai
The White CastleOrhan Pamuk
The White TigerAravind Adiga 
The Witches of EastwickJohn Updike 
The WoodlandersThomas Hardy 
Things Fall ApartChinua Achebe
This is Not a BookMichael Picard
Thus Spoke ZarathustraFriedrich Nietzsche 
Treasure IslandRobert Louis Stevenson
Vishnu’s Crowded TempleMaria Misra
We Need to Talk About KevinLionel Shriver 
What is Populism?Jan-Werner Müller 
Why I Am Not a ChristianBertrand Russell 
Wild SwansJung Chang 
Wolf HallHilary Mantel
Your Inner FishNeil Shubin