Search Results: "Surishtha Sehgal"


BOOK REVIEW

A BUCKET OF BLESSINGS by Kabir Sehgal
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 29, 2014

"Books born to carry a message are burdened by that baggage; this is no exception. (authors' note) (Picture book. 3-5)"
Deep in the jungle, the animals are experiencing a drought. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WHEELS ON THE TUK TUK by Kabir Sehgal
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"On the whole, the sheer liveliness of spirit behind the book's playful words and color-drenched illustrations carries the day. (Picture book. 4-8)"
While some poetic license has been taken with wording ("auto" is more widely used in India to refer to the titular vehicle than "tuk tuk"), Sehgal and Sehgal deliver a catchy, if at times stereotype-embracing, Indian version of the beloved classic children's song "Wheels on the Bus." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COINED by Kabir Sehgal
NON-FICTION
Released: March 10, 2015

"A lively account with an unconventional viewpoint."
Sehgal (Jazzocracy: Jazz, Democracy, and the Creation of a New American Mythology, 2008, etc.), a vice president for emerging market equities at J.P Morgan, opens up the toolbox of his trade in this wide-ranging discussion of money and its instrumental function through human history.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Under the African Sky by Mona Sehgal
Released: July 16, 2016

"A quiet but winsome African tale, in which ordinary landscapes and animals become extraordinary."
In this debut middle-grade novella, a young New Yorker's trip to South Africa takes a rousing turn once he accepts an elephant's invitation to a wondrous pond. Read full book review >