Search Results: "Renuka Singh"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 12, 2001

"The Dalai Lama's devotees will no doubt be thrilled by this new offering; others may wonder what distinguishes His Holiness from Robert Fulghum."
Familiar wisdom from the Dalai Lama: a collection of lectures that His Holiness (The Path to Tranquility, 1999, etc.) has delivered in recent years. Read full book review >

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THE PATH TO TRANQUILITY by Dalai Lama
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 1999

"Dip into this book, but don't make it your daily companion for a year."
A mezzo-mezzo book from the Dalai Lama (Ethics for the New Millennium, p. 1044). Read full book review >

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The Song of a Crooked River by Ajit Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Vast and poetic, a dreamy novel for readers who enjoy contemplation."
Singh's debut novel about one woman's search for answers to the many questions of love and life. Read full book review >

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Rain & Other Mellow Things by Nisha Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2016

"Flawed but zealous, this thematically strong book of poetry denounces oppression."
A collection of poems cries out against prejudice encountered by immigrants and women. Read full book review >

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A Quest for Integrity by Jaswinder Singh
Released: Jan. 27, 2013

"An extended, sometimes labored parable of good and evil on 'the need for transparency in human interactions.'"
Singh's debut novel exposes the conflicting interests and corrupting desires of trade unions during the last three decades of 20th-century India. Read full book review >

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BHRIGU MAHESH, PHD: THE RETURN OF DAMAYANTI by Nisha Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2017

"Despite its flaws, this mystery's winsome gumshoe will likely bring readers back for further installments."
An Indian detective looks into an alleged haunting and winds up investigating a murder in Singh's (The Witch of Senduwar, 2016, etc.) mystery.Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 21, 1997

"A good overview of one of the great intellectual puzzles of modern history. (photos and line drawings)"
The proof of Fermat's Last Theorem has been called the mathematical event of the century; this popular account puts the discovery in perspective for non-mathematicians. Read full book review >

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SONIA GANDHI by Rani Singh
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"A book of humane scope that reveals an intriguing political history and a life of compassion."
A London journalist presents a biography of one of the world's enigmatic female leaders. Read full book review >

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DIWALI by Rina Singh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"An exceptionally valuable resource. (glossary, references and resources, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
In a change from many of the superficial holiday books available, this sophisticated volume incorporates information about the major Indian religions; Hindu, Sikh, and Jain Diwali traditions; and Indian immigration to the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. Read full book review >

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STRINGS by N.S. Singh
Released: Jan. 4, 2013

"An intriguing, if uneven, collection of stories from a writer with potential."
Singh's debut short story collection explores the intricacies of human emotion among everyday people. Read full book review >

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HOME TO INDIA by Jacquelin Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1997

"Predictable fare, but Singh nicely depicts her frustrated heroine unraveling the elaborate configurations of domesticity in India."
Former Californian Singh's first US publication is a well- crafted, if somewhat uncomplicated, story describing the adventures of an American woman who surrenders the life she knows to be with her husband—and his other wife—in India. Read full book review >

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ARCHANGEL'S HEART  by Nalini Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"Singh explores power, love, and redemption with her typical consummate skill."
When an archangel disappears, it becomes clear there's more at stake than just power. Read full book review >