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,
  2. The New Mandarins: The Making of British Foreign Policy, John Dickie, (IB Tauris, London, 2004), Business Standard, 2005
  3. The Arabian Seas: The Indian Ocean World of the Seventeenth Century, RJ Barendse, (Vision, New Delhi, 2004), Business Standard, 2007.
  4. Buddhism, Diplomacy and Trade: The Realignment of Sino-Indian Relations, 600-1400,  Tansen Sen, (Manohar, New Delhi, 2004), The Book Review, 2007.
  5. Buddha’s Warriors, Mikel Dunham, (Penguin, New Delhi, 2004), The Book Review, 2006
  6. Diplomacy and Developing Nations: Post-Cold War foreign policy-making structures and processes, Justin Robertson and Maurice A. East (eds.),
  7. Memoirs of an Indian Diplomat, B S Das, (Tata-Mcgraw Hill, 2010) Business Standard, 23 September 2010.
  8. The Ambassador’s Club: The Indian Diplomat at Large, ed. Krishna V Rajan, HarperCollins, Business Standard, 23 June 2012.
  9. India’s Foreign Policy: Coping with the Changing World, Muchkund Dubey Pearson, New Delhi, 2012, Business Standard, I3 November 2012.
  10. Walking With Lions: Tales from a Diplomatic Past, K Natwar Singh (Harper Collins, New Delhi, 2013), Business Standard, 14 February 2013.
  11. Guerrilla Diplomacy: Rethinking International Relations, Daryl Copeland, (Lynne Reiner, Colorado, US, 2009), website of Prof. GR Berridge, 23 July 2013
  12. India-Pakistan Relations: 1947-2007: A Documentary Study, Avtar Singh Bhasin, Business Standard, 31 July 2013.
  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.
  14. Stuff Happens: An Anecdotal Insight into Indian Diplomacy, Rajendra Abhyankar, (Har-Anand Publications, 2013), Business Standard, 8 January 2014.
  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)
  16. Redesigning the Aeroplane While Flying: Reforming Institutions, Arun Maira (Rupa Publications India, 2014), Business Standard, 11 June 2014.
  17. Women of the World: The Rise of the Female Diplomat, Helen McCarthy (Bloomsbury, London, 2014), Business Standard, 11 August 2014.
  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.
  19. What Diplomats Do: The Life and Work of Diplomats, Brian Barder, (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014), Business Standard, 15 January 2015.
  20. China Goes Global, David Shambaugh, China Report, 51: 1 (2015).
  21. Dance with the Dragon: The Vanished World of Peking’s Foreign Colony, Business Standard, .
  22. India’s LAC of engagement, Deepak Bhojwani, Business Standard, 14 July 2015
  23. The Ashgate Research Companion to Chinese Foreign Policy, Emilian Kavalsk, Ed. China Report, 51: 2 (2015).
  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.
  25. China’s Future, David Shambaugh, Polity Press, Cambridge, UK, 2015, China Report, 51: 3 (2016).