5 Books You Must Read This Festive Season
With Dusshera gone, Diwali arriving and Thanksgiving around the corner – you shouldn’t have a dearth of reading good books. There’s a whole basket of genres and authors to choose from. A lot of interesting and gripping books have come up this season. Here’s a sneak peek of a few of them for you to read.
Ravi Subramanian, the John Grisham of India steers away from his preferred genre of Banking, Finance, and Gaming to Publishing industry this time. Not only revealing the life of a bestseller writer, he has woven romance to enthral new readers. A master of his craft, Ravi has his readers on toes with each book. Lot of expectations and reviews already for this one! It would be interesting to see how he fares in a new genre.
Continuing the much acclaimed Millennium series by Stieg Larsson, the fourth book by David Lagercrantz is here. Lisbeth Salander is back with her hacking sessions and Mikael Blomkvist is on a quest again. Will they be able to solve a grave murder mystery, together? Though the writer has changed, the characters and setting remain the same and retain the flavour of the series. Grab this one for some race this season.
You must have known already that Robert Galbraith is J K Rowling and she has already written two books on Cormoran Strike. Read this third detective thriller where Strike strikes again in London. Galbraith has an interesting style of narrative, coupled with the right amount of mystery to make this thriller unforgettable. Go for it with a few firecrackers this Diwali.
Twinkle Khanna has been immensely popular with her witty and quirky newspaper columns. Now those have been compiled in a sleek paperback for a great leisure read. They offer humour, satire, and a breather of relief in our mundane lives. How mundane things and relations can provide comic relief is the theme of this book. Get on with it in your flight or laze around on that beach.
He’s the guy who brought Mumbai underworld into lights from a foreigner’s perspective. Shantaram has been a hugely popular book and was to be made into a film. Mostly an autobiographical account, it is about an Australian convict who comes to India and gets blended into the Mumbai underworld. His experiences are bone-chilling at times, humane and touching at others. The sequel is promised to be great too.
Do read these wonderful books and let us know how you liked them.