Book Review : Aurangzeb by Audrey Truschke

Book Review : Aurangzeb by Audrey Truschke

Rare is the book that causes a sea-change in opinion or perspective; this book – Aurangzeb: The Man and the Myth, by Audrey Truschke, is one in that category. A book that quite successfully challenges, at least in my case, a strongly held opinion, and overturns it through sheer dint of a strong, logical, data-and-fact backed series of arguments that is also intuitively accurate when put into the larger picture of the era under question.

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  This promises to be among the bluntest reviews I have written; I don’t mean to state I wont do justice to it – that I will, most certainly so. But in this particular book, there is no scope, to be anything but perfectly honest. Now that doesn’t mean it is a bad book : it is not a bad book by any means. But, as a good reviewer, I need to place both my

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Lift up and don’t look down

Lift up and don’t look down

Lift up and  don’t look down By Sahana Sundar “One of the best feelings in the world is reading a review by a complete stranger saying that your book is one of the best they’ve ever read.” ― Johnny Moscato, The Project       Currently I’m reading a book called “Cotton comes to Holland”, where the author explores Holland in his own perspective and discovers a mushroom called Psilocybin Mexicana (flesh of the Gods). After tasting

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