Below is an incomplete list of book reviews by Kishan S Rana.

  1. Foreign Ministries: Change and Adaptation, ed. Brian Hocking, (Macmillan, London, 1999), The Book Review, 2001.Click here to download in PDF
  2. The New Mandarins: The Making of British Foreign Policy, John Dickie, (IB Tauris, London, 2004), Business Standard, 2005 Click here to download in PDF
  3. Buddha’s Warriors, Mikel Dunham, (Penguin, New Delhi, 2004), The Book Review, 2006. Click here to download in PDF
  4. The Arabian Seas: The Indian Ocean World of the Seventeenth Century, RJ Barendse, (Vision, New Delhi, 2004), Business Standard, 2007. Click here to download in PDF
  5. Buddhism, Diplomacy and Trade: The Realignment of Sino-Indian Relations, 600-1400,  Tansen Sen, (Manohar, New Delhi, 2004), The Book Review, 2007. Click here to download in PDF
  6. Diplomacy and Developing Nations: Post-Cold War foreign policy-making structures and processes, Justin Robertson and Maurice A. East (eds.) Click here to read the Review
  7. Memoirs of an Indian Diplomat, B S Das, (Tata-Mcgraw Hill, 2010) Business Standard, 23 September 2010. Click here to download in PDF
  8. The Ambassador’s Club: The Indian Diplomat at Large, ed. Krishna V Rajan, HarperCollins, Business Standard, 23 June 2012. Click here to download in PDF
  9. India’s Foreign Policy: Coping with the Changing World, Muchkund Dubey Pearson, New Delhi, 2012, Business Standard, 13 November 2012. Click here to download in PDF
  10. Walking With Lions: Tales from a Diplomatic Past, K Natwar Singh (Harper Collins, New Delhi, 2013), Business Standard, 14 February 2013. Click here to download in PDF
  11. Guerrilla Diplomacy: Rethinking International Relations, Daryl Copeland, (Lynne Reiner, Colorado, US, 2009), website of Prof. GR Berridge, 23 July 2013 Click here to download in PDF
  12. India-Pakistan Relations: 1947-2007: A Documentary Study, Avtar Singh Bhasin, Business Standard, 31 July 2013. Click here to download in PDF
  13. Non-Alignment 2.0: A Foreign and Strategic Policy for India in the 21st Century, Sunil Khilnani, Rajiv Kumar, Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Prakash Menon, Nandan Nilekani, Srinath Raghavan, Shyam Saran, Siddarth Vardarajan, Business Standard, 7 November 2013. Click here to download in PDF
  14. Stuff Happens: An Anecdotal Insight into Indian Diplomacy, Rajendra Abhyankar, (Har-Anand Publications, 2013), Business Standard, 8 January 2014. Click here to download in PDF
  15. Samudra Manthan: Sino-Indian Rivalry in the Indo-Pacific, C Raja Mohan, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2013, China Report, May 2014, Vol.50 (2) Click here to download in PDF
  16. Redesigning the Aeroplane While Flying: Reforming Institutions, Arun Maira (Rupa Publications India, 2014), Business Standard, 11 June 2014. Click here to download in PDF
  17. Women of the World: The Rise of the Female Diplomat, Helen McCarthy (Bloomsbury, London, 2014), Business Standard, 11 August 2014. Click here to download in PDF
  18. China’s Second Continent: How a Million Migrants are Building a New Empire in Africa, Howard W French, (Knopf, New York, 2014), Business Standard, 12 November 2014. Click here to download in PDF
  19. What Diplomats Do: The Life and Work of Diplomats, Brian Barder, (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014), Business Standard, 15 January 2015. Click here to download in PDF
  20. China Goes Global, David Shambaugh, China Report, 51: 1 (2015). Click here to download in PDF
  21. India’s LAC of engagement, Deepak Bhojwani, Business Standard, 14 July 2015. Click here to download in PDF
  22. The Ashgate Research Companion to Chinese Foreign Policy, Emilian Kavalsk, Ed. China Report, 51: 2 (2015). Click here to download in PDF
  23. The United States and China: A History from the Eighteenth Century to the Present, Dong Wang, China Report, 51: 2 (2015). Click here to download in PDF
  24. India’s Relations with Indonesia, Navrekha Sharma and Baladas Ghoshal, Research Asia, Singapore, 2014; and Masala Bumbu: Enhancing the India-Indonesia Partnership, Gurjit Singh, ed. Beritasatu, Jakarta, 2015, Business Standard, (2016).