November 14, 2020

250 time-and labor-saving sumptuous meals

Jacques Pépin Quick & Simple by Jacques Pépin, Tom Hopkins (Photographer), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, US $35.00, Pp 376, October 2020, ISBN 9780358352556 Modern urban life leaves little […]
November 6, 2020

Your first step on the journey to financial freedom

The Path: Accelerating Your Journey to Financial Freedom by Peter Mallouk, Tony Robbins, Post Hill Press, US $28.00, Pp 320, October 2020, ISBN 9781945051814 We all […]
November 4, 2020

Becoming an accomplished and creative garden photographer

Creative Garden Photography: Making Great Photos of Flowers, Gardens, Landscapes, and the Beautiful World Around Us by Harold Davis, Rocky Nook, US$50.00, Pp 358, September 2020, ISBN […]
November 4, 2020

When America was caught unawares

          Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World by Fareed Zakaria, W. W. Norton Company, US $26.95, Pp 308, October 2020,           ISBN 9780393542134 […]
November 2, 2020

Leaving Vietnam syndrome behind

Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend… by H. R. McMaster, Harper, US 35.00, Pp 544, September 2020, ISBN 9780062899460 Should America go out and fight totalitarian regimes and […]
October 31, 2020

Making life bearable

This Just Speaks to Me: Words to Live By… by Hoda Kotb, G. P. Putnam, US $24.00, Pp 384, October 2020, ISBN 9780593191080 We live in a […]
October 31, 2020

The deceptive First Lady

Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady by Stephanie W. Wolkoff, Gallery Books, US $28.00, Pp 352, September 2020, ISBN […]
October 29, 2020

Richly developed finger-licking recipes

Cooking for One: Scaled Recipes, No-Waste Solutions… by America’s Test Kitchen expert chefs, US $29.99, Pp 342, September 2020, ISBN 9781948703284 Here is another great cookbook […]
October 26, 2020

Abraham Lincoln seen through the social and cultural prism

Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times by David S. Reynolds, Penguin Press, US $35.00, Pp 1062, September 2020, ISBN 978-1594206047 He was born in 1809 in a one-room […]
October 22, 2020

Balance, purpose and lasting happiness

Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty, Simon & Schuster, US $27.00, Pp 330, September 2020, ISBN […]
October 21, 2020

The birth of American capitalism

Iron Empires: Robber Barons, Railroads, and the Making of Modern America by Michael Hiltzik, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, US $30.00, Pp 380, August 2020, ISBN 978-0544770317 When in […]
October 19, 2020

A fabulous novel

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman, Atria Books, US $28.00, Pp 352, September 2020, ISBN 9781501160837 Fredrik Backman’s latest novel — Anxious People — is set in […]
October 17, 2020

How Indian Buddhism evolved into American Zen

China Root: Taoism, Ch’an, and Original Zen by David Hinton, Shambhala, US $17.95, Pp 162, September 2020, ISBN 978-1611807134 The American Zen is generally seen as the […]
October 16, 2020

Explaining complex question about the end of time — astrophysically

The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking) by Katie Mack, Scribner, US $26.00, Pp 240, August 2020, ISBN 978-1982103545 Two questions have agitated human mind since always: how the […]
October 15, 2020

Revisiting Conservatism

Conservatism by Jerry Z Muller, Princeton University Press, US $39.95, Pp 498, May 2020, ISBN 9780691037110 The intuitive way to define conservatism does not explain it […]

June 9, 2019

Spine-chilling account of racism in America

We Speak for Ourselves: A Word from… by D. Watkins, Atria Books, US $26.00, Pp 188, April 2019, ISBN 978-1501187827 Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson were waiting for […]
February 7, 2019

Must-read thrillers and crime novels for this winter

Scrublands by Chris Hammer, Atria Books, US $26.99, Pp 384, January 2019, ISBN 978-1501196744 Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken, Ecco, US $27.99, Pp 372, February 2019, ISBN 978-0062862853 The Stranger […]
January 2, 2019

Best mystery novels to read this winter

The Current: A Novel by Tim Johnston, Algonquin Books, US $27.95, Pp 408, January 2019, ISBN 978-1616206772 Half of What You Hear: A Novel by Kristyn Kusek Lewis, Harper, […]