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The (Great) Translator:
Amarjit Singh Chandan
by NONIKA SINGH
Not only does he choose words carefully for his own poetry, retaining the authenticity and purity of Punjabi, but even while translating, he goes an extra mile to capture the original flavour.
The Sikhs In Britain A Book Review by RAVINDER SINGH
Sikhs have never “adopted a strategy of lying low, even in the face of negative reactions from their peers. Rather, they have built on this and turned it into one of their strengths ..."
Old Soldiers Look Back:
Warriors After War
A Book Review by REGINALD MASSEY
Nehru disliked men in uniform and believed that there was no difference between Indian and Pakistani generals ... He memorably wrote to Bertrand Russell lamenting the rise of a military mentality in India.
Bob Dhillon's Belize Adventure by FABRICE TAYLOR
Dhillon’s real first name is Navjeet. He chose Bob, he says, because he was so good at guitar. This sounds like a classic Dhillon tall tale, the kind of story that makes him a great raconteur and, for that matter, an ace promoter.
Daaku: The Gangster's Life A Book Review by SHEILA REYNOLDS
It's a sequel to the debut book which, in 2006, introduced the reader to Ruby and followed his progression from committing petty crimes to becoming a powerful daaku - Punjabi for outlaw.
The Real Deal
The Sacha Sauda Bookstore
by RAVINDER SINGH
The entrance to Sacha Sauda is like entering a gurdwara - no footwear is allowed, and heads need to be covered inside, out of deference to the Guru Granth Sahib within and other Sikhi/ gurbani related artifacts.
The Curse of The Kohinoor Continues To Haunt The Brits by CHRISTOPHER WILSON
The age-old stories of the Kohinoor and the curse of Tutankhamen come together in this fascinating new discovery, which revolves around Maharaja Duleep Singh's son, Victor.
My First Sikh Books Book Review by SAPREET KAUR SALUJA
This packaged set of two board books and two coloring books in a fun carrying case for kids is spectacular. The images are contemporary and fresh. The colors are vibrant.
The Partition of Punjab:
A Pakistani Perspective
Book Review by PRAN NEVILE
A figure of 9 to 10 million is considered to be fairly accurate for the two-way forced migration in the Punjab. With a million killed on both sides.
The Guru's Gift A Book Review by HARPREET SINGH
It is refreshing to see that North American Sikh women truly understand that they derive their equality from divine revelation imparted to the Sikh Gurus, and not from any new-age movement.