Wednesday, April 08, 2009

The 65 Lakh Heist: Press Coverage, Part 2

A few more newspapers/mags have mentioned The 65 Lakh Heist over the past month. Here's a summary.

First, a couple of online-only links: BusinessWorld has a nice long review of the book on their web site. The reason they gave for not printing it in the mag itself is that we sent the book to them too late (?).

My friend George Thomas has talked about the book on his blog, here. Thanks, dude!

On to print mentions: Indian Express and Screen both carried the same story about Blaft, with some mentions of the book. The Screen story is here.

Timeout, all three Indian editions of it, carry a review of the book in their 3rd April edition. Here's the link to the Bangalore site.

For some reason, The Hindu's Trivandrum edition features the book in it's weekly reading list in its 12th March edition. Waiting for the remaining editions of the paper to pick it up.

Finally, one offline-only mention: Time Asia, THE Time Asia, has mentioned The 65 Lakh Heist as one of '5 Picks of the Week' in it's March 23 edition. Other picks are a Wong-Kar Wai movie and Eminem's newest album. Interesting company! :)


Matter Mahadevan said...

Awesome, awesome dude. Congrats

Anonymous said...

Last week I was in a book store and saw this different looking cover, picked up the book. It was "The 65 lakh heist".

I finished reading this wonderful book the same day and also wrote a short, a very short review of my blog.

Today I thought let me find if anyone else has reviewed the book or am i the only one who has loved it and guess what i stumble upon your blog, the translator.

I am sure Hindi version is great but must compliment the translation, not for a minute you feel you are reading a translated version, voice is original and fresh.

Thank you for thinking of idea, discovering the book and doing justice to it.

Sudarshan said...

Thanks for that comment. I personally was fairly happy with the result, but I guess we'll have to wait to see whether this works in the market. Heartening to know that there are others who enjoyed it.