Search Results: "Rahul Bhushan"


BOOK REVIEW

TAJ MAHAL by Caroline Arnold
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"Historical summaries and other notes (including the admission that most of the story is based on legend, since Mughal rulers guarded their privacy), plus a short reading list, cap a story based in history, and as romantic as any in folklore. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
Placed over wide, sumptuous carpets of finely detailed golden vines or other motifs and illustrated with accomplished Indian-style miniatures, this lyrical account frames a touching tale of love and loss in magnificent visuals. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

QUARANTINE by Rahul Mehta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 31, 2011

"A rich study of family ties, romantic failings and cultural disconnection told in crisp, clean prose."
Debut short-story collection explores the lives of gay Indian-American men caught between multiple cultures. Read full book review >

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NO OTHER WORLD by Rahul Mehta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"Good, if muffled by an overcomplicated structure and a talky narrator."
Members of an Indian immigrant family in upstate New York struggle with their individual fates and burdens over two decades. Read full book review >

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THE SLY COMPANY OF PEOPLE WHO CARE by Rahul Bhattacharya
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2011

"An exotic locale and lyrical language make for a dazzling debut."
Words as musical notes, a book as symphony—so it is with this debut novel, occasionally rippling with pidgin English and yet always sparkling with literary insights, all set within the landscape of a forgotten corner of South America. Read full book review >