Search Results: "Gayatri Devi"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 14, 2012

"A welcome alternative approach to overtaxing our brains and then reaching for the pill bottle—should warrant serious attention."
A neurologist who specializes in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and dementia explores how we can tap into "the neurology and physiology of our body's innate 'calm' mechanisms" to achieve greater health, happiness and success. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Many cross-cultural cuisines seem arbitrary; Devi's is both well-grounded and inspired."
Devi, who wrote the esteemed and estimable Lord Krishna's Cuisine (1987), now offers a less extensive, less traditional collection of vegetarian recipes that have the same sumptuous appeal. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT DOES NOT DIE by Maitreyi Devi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 1994

"An engaging story from a talented and skillful poet, philosopher, and storyteller having her say about the tangled threads of passion and memory."
Turnabout is fair play. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOLLOWING MY PAINT BRUSH by Dulari Devi
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2011

"While it will be inspirational to young readers who may be exploring their own talents, this is probably of greater interest to adult folk-art lovers. (Picture book/biography. 6-9)"
A village girl in India follows her inclinations and becomes an artist, in spite of her upbringing in a very poor family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Out of the Blue Valise by Mari Gayatri Stein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 19, 2015

"A delightful jumble of jungle creatures, two-legged and four-legged alike."
Hippos shrink, zebras speak French, and love heals all wounds in Stein's debut novel. Read full book review >