Search Results: "Suresh Sharma"


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THE 3RD AMERICAN DREAM by Suresh Sharma
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"A unique recommendation for the economic future of the United States, offering well-thought-out proposals sure to spark discussion."
An entrepreneur offers a vision for a new wave of American economic success. Read full book review >

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AN OBEDIENT FATHER by Akhil Sharma
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2000

"So full it threatens sometimes to collapse or overflow; but a debut, on balance, that's pathetic, remorseless, and wrenching."
Storywriter and investment banker Sharma's first novel is in equal parts squalid and compelling: the tale of a corrupt civil servant in Delhi who ruins lives, his own included, by having seduced his own daughter. Read full book review >

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TEACH A WOMAN TO FISH by Ritu Sharma
NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 2014

"Sharma's experiences not only support the idea that 'when you teach a woman to fish, everyone eats,' but also serve as an aggressive call to action for anyone who cares about ending global poverty."
An international women's issues advocate tells the story of how females all over the developing world are seeking to improve their economic prospects and create better futures for themselves and their families. Read full book review >

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LIES AGREED UPON by Katherine D. Sharma
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 9, 2013

"An often engaging New Orleans mystery with romantic and humorous touches."
In Sharma's debut mystery, an unexpected inheritance brings a young woman to New Orleans, where she confronts a tangled legacy of family secrets. Read full book review >

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Transition, Infinity, and Ecstasy by Suresh Hariramsait
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Jan. 15, 2016

"A dense, multifaceted book about the unseen forces in the universe."
Hariramsait reveals the yogic structures of the cosmos in this debut spiritual work. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE

"A fascinating appendix to the struggle for Indian independence"
Kanekar's debut is both a historical novel of midcentury India and a portrait of the philosopher as a young man. Read full book review >

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THE BEAUTIFUL GAME by Jason Quinn
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Do these loose ends portend a sequel? More troublemaking and bigotry? Perhaps Sandford will take up yoga. Now that might spark some inspired storytelling. (Graphic fiction. 10-16)"
Soccer (aka, to most of the world, football) at its apex is a beautiful game, but despite its title, in Quinn's story readers get a lot more dirty play, errant behavior, and hooliganism. Read full book review >

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Voices in the Valley by Suravi Sharma Kumar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2012

"Readers acquainted with Indian history and culture will likely find this story intriguing, but others may find themselves lost."
In the northeastern Indian state of Assam, a young girl grows up to become a successful politician despite the qualms of her traditional family in Kumar's debut novel. Read full book review >

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A LIFE OF ADVENTURE AND DELIGHT by Akhil Sharma
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"Filled with a strong sense of the odds against any kind of happiness, these stories have a psychological acuity that redeems their dark worldview."
Neither adventure nor delight await the characters of this ironically titled collection. Read full book review >