Search Results: "Sanjiv Chopra"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 21, 2010

"Helpful, accessible information about a broad variety of health concerns."
Up-to-date, easily understandable answers to common medical questions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BROTHERHOOD by Deepak Chopra
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 21, 2013

"A charmingly conversational tale of devotion—to each other and to the science and art of medicine."
Two brothers, both doctors, reflect on a remarkable journey from their childhood in newly independent India to their success and renown in Obama's America. Read full book review >

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INNOVATIVE STATE by Aneesh Chopra
NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2014

"Valuable for policymakers. Although not involved in the recent troubled launch of healthcare.gov, Chopra suspects outdated IT procurement rules and political interference were the culprits."
The nation's first chief technology officer describes efforts to modernize the federal government. Read full book review >

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LIVING WITH INTENT by Mallika Chopra
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 7, 2015

"Chopra is the main character in her own minimelodrama."
A lightweight self-help book about living the life you want. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 14, 1993

"A guide to longevity that's also a thoughtful and sometimes inspiring reflection on our remarkable place in the cosmic scheme of things."
You can live to be a hundred and enjoy each of those years as a fully functioning person—or so says Chopra (Unconditional Life, 1991, etc.) in this challenging work. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: May 11, 1990

"It's all tedious in the extreme and persuasive only for true believers, whatever their number might be."
Another book-length promotion for a chain of health centers that promises health, bliss, and long life; purports to be based on a combination of ancient Eastern wisdom and modern physics; and explains its system with lists of exotically named categories, conditions, and treatments. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 27, 2007

"A neat encapsulation of an amazing career."
The unlikely rise to fame of one of India's biggest movie stars, contextualized by the evolution of the Bollywood film industry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 27, 2007

"A neat encapsulation of an amazing career."
The unlikely rise to fame of one of India's biggest movie stars, contextualized by the evolution of the Bollywood film industry. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Spirituality and personal fulfillment in seven easy steps—so easy, Chopra says, even a child can learn them."
The indefatigable Chopra (The Path to Love, 1997, etc.) offers an adaptation of his work The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (which sold 1.6 million copies) intended for parents wanting to pass on the concepts of that work to their children. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOD by Deepak Chopra
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"This book will appeal to the spiritually minded."
Billed as a "teaching novel," this book uses examples from the lives of mystics of diverse traditions to pose questions about the origins, significance and reach of consciousness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DAUGHTERS OF JOY by Deepak Chopra
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 11, 2002

"More catechism than novel—with wooden characters, minimal plot, and dialogue so absurd ('a mystery school . . . is a place where you learn that love is a mystery') that even Kahlil Gibran would break out laughing."
More New Age yarnspinning from pop guru Chopra (Soulmate, 2001, etc.), this time about a young Boston writer's quest for spiritual fulfillment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 15, 1991

"Chopra's combination of erudition, wit, and warmth of heart."
Here, Chopra (Perfect Healing, 1990; Return of the Rishi, 1988) laments that "our culture provides us with so little opportunity to confront the basic meaning of life that sickness and death have filled the void by becoming conversion experiences." Read full book review >