Search Results: "Sanjay Jain"


BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

MERGER by Sanjay Sanghoee
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2005

"And an end, thankfully, to this predictable tale."
A tepid, by-the-numbers thriller set in the world of Enron and WorldCom. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SNAKE CHARMER by Sanjay Nigam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 1998

"A small gem of a story that entertains, moves—and, naturally, charms."
In a beautifully rendered but slight debut novel about the getting of wisdom, an Indian snake charmer struggles to find meaning after he impetuously destroys what he loves most. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

GANESHA'S SWEET TOOTH by Emily  Haynes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A sugarcoated but hardly saccharine introduction to one Hindu myth. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Emphasizing Ganesha's playfulness, this story is a takeoff on one legend about the elephant-headed Hindu god. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BODY ECONOMIC by David Stuckler
NON-FICTION
Released: May 21, 2013

"A dramatic study emphasizing some of the combined consequences of ideological obsessions and bureaucratic thoughtlessness."
How budget-cutting responses to recession produce increases in death rates and epidemiclike breakdowns in public health. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAYA by Mahak Jain
Kirkus Star
by Mahak Jain, illustrated by Elly MacKay
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2016

"Jain and MacKay's story and art work seamlessly to convey an important and subtle story of love, loss, beauty, and joy. (Picture book. 4-10)"
A young girl and her mother soothe themselves to sleep during a power outage in modern urban India, despite how sorely they both miss Maya's dead Papa. Read full book review >