Search Results: "Anupama Chopra"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 27, 2007

"A neat encapsulation of an amazing career."
The unlikely rise to fame of one of India's biggest movie stars, contextualized by the evolution of the Bollywood film industry. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 27, 2007

"A neat encapsulation of an amazing career."
The unlikely rise to fame of one of India's biggest movie stars, contextualized by the evolution of the Bollywood film industry. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 21, 2010

"Helpful, accessible information about a broad variety of health concerns."
Up-to-date, easily understandable answers to common medical questions. Read full book review >

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THE BEASTLY BRIDE by Ellen Datlow
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2010

"Rich reading that meets the editors' high standards. (Fantasy/short stories. 12 & up)"
Readers of a Datlow/Windling anthology have certain expectations: that the thick volume will include stories by writers both known and new; that headpieces for each tale will be Vess's sinuously evocative drawings; that a fully formed introduction will lay out the collection's parameters; that notes and a bit of biography will follow each story; and that an excellent bibliography will be included. Read full book review >

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BROTHERHOOD by Deepak Chopra
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 21, 2013

"A charmingly conversational tale of devotion—to each other and to the science and art of medicine."
Two brothers, both doctors, reflect on a remarkable journey from their childhood in newly independent India to their success and renown in Obama's America. Read full book review >

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LIVING WITH INTENT by Mallika Chopra
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 7, 2015

"Chopra is the main character in her own minimelodrama."
A lightweight self-help book about living the life you want. Read full book review >

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INNOVATIVE STATE by Aneesh Chopra
NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2014

"Valuable for policymakers. Although not involved in the recent troubled launch of healthcare.gov, Chopra suspects outdated IT procurement rules and political interference were the culprits."
The nation's first chief technology officer describes efforts to modernize the federal government. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 14, 1993

"A guide to longevity that's also a thoughtful and sometimes inspiring reflection on our remarkable place in the cosmic scheme of things."
You can live to be a hundred and enjoy each of those years as a fully functioning person—or so says Chopra (Unconditional Life, 1991, etc.) in this challenging work. Read full book review >

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Released: May 11, 1990

"It's all tedious in the extreme and persuasive only for true believers, whatever their number might be."
Another book-length promotion for a chain of health centers that promises health, bliss, and long life; purports to be based on a combination of ancient Eastern wisdom and modern physics; and explains its system with lists of exotically named categories, conditions, and treatments. Read full book review >

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SOULMATE by Deepak Chopra
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"To this, add Chopra's humor, his brilliant medical dialogue, and the power and richness of Raj's battle against materialist psychiatry. A contender."
Love as the basic fabric of human life offers mind-body healer Chopra a more focused story this time around than he found for his debut fiction, The Return of Merlin (1995), a tale about the magical effects of Arthurian archetypes on today's England. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Neither as direct as the Bible nor as engaging as Shakespeare, Chopra's pathway may nevertheless serve as an on-ramp for some bewildered lovers."
A road map to spiritual renewal, with the crossroads marked by a popular guide who seems to have lost his footing. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 17, 1988

"West experiences and the rich lore of India that all but the most committed skeptics will find it hard not to turn his pages."
Part memoir, part promo for Ayurvedic healing (India's ancient medical system), this is a highly readable account of an Indian's initiation into first Western-style, then Ayurvedic, medicine. Read full book review >