Search Results: "Sanjay Gupta"


BOOK REVIEW

MONDAY MORNINGS by Sanjay Gupta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2012

"Competent but no more—and, of course, one always wants something beyond mere competence from a surgeon."
Standard-issue medical procedural from CNN medical correspondent and surgeon Gupta (Cheating Death, 2009). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 12, 2009

"Well-informed and accessible, but incomplete."
In this followup to Chasing Life (2007), neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Gupta illustrates just how fuzzy the line between life and death can be, and explains what medicine and science are doing to blur it even further. Read full book review >

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TRANSPLANTED MAN by Sanjay Nigam
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"A good read, with interesting and credible characters working their way through the chaos of modern hospital life."
A sort of curried Scrubs, in which physician/novelist Nigam (The Snake Charmer, 1998) takes us on Grand Rounds through a New York City hospital staffed largely by Indian expatriates. Read full book review >

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A SIN OF COLOR by Sunetra Gupta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"One of those rare love stories that resonates with passion and intelligence."
A richly detailed narrative from Indian-born novelist/biologist Gupta (Memories of Rain, 1992, etc.) luminously explores obsessive love. Read full book review >

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THE SUPER DUPER POWER PRINCESS HEROES by Sanjay Nambiar
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"This well-intentioned offering is ultimately too poorly executed to successfully convey its message of female empowerment. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This attempt at girl power goes very wrong. Read full book review >

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THE SOUND OF WATER by Sanjay Bahadur
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 30, 2009

"Long-listed for the 2007 Man Asian Prize, this revealing, moving and well-written debut offers a dramatic, engaging lens through which to view an endlessly complex country."
A former director at the Indian Ministry of Coal explores the effects of a mine collapse from three different perspectives: the coal miners, their families and the mine officials. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 3, 2014

"A mix of inspiring and familiar advice about taking steps toward a healthy lifestyle."
A business-minded doctor prescribes a whirlwind of advice in his comprehensive debut guide to health and well-being. Read full book review >

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THE WEDNESDAY BAZAAR by Neha Singh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A few moments of distress capped by a happy ending and an iced lolly—all stories should end so well. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A communal effort reunites a lost child with her mother in this invitingly told and illustrated import. Read full book review >

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MEMORIES OF RAIN by Sunetra Gupta
Released: April 1, 1992

"A rare shimmering dream of a book."
A stunning, luminous debut set in Calcutta and London by a young, true heir to Virginia Woolf. Read full book review >

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The Icarus Prediction by R.D. Gupta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A solid, action-packed financial thriller, ideal for beach reading."
A Wall Street golden boy applies the skills he learned while working for the CIA in this debut novel. Read full book review >

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MISTRESS OF THE THRONE by Ruchir Gupta
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"A deftly written historical novel with heart and depth."
A historical novel about the reign of the emperor who built the Taj Mahal, as seen by a woman often overlooked by history books. Read full book review >