Fiction

Six Years: Harlan Coben, Rs. 399

Six years have passed since Jake Fisher watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry Todd. When Jake comes across Todd’s obituary, he can’t keep himself away from the funeral. There he gets a glimpse of Todd’s wife, but it is not Natalie. Jake’s world is turned completely inside out.

Down Fall: Jeff Abbott, Rs. 399

Third book in the Sam Capra series. A young woman rushes into Sam Capra’s San Francisco bar for help. With Sam’s aid, she manages to overpower the men trying to kill her, saving his life in the process before vanishing into the night. Sam searches for the young woman and unearths a deadly network run by some of the most powerful and influential people in the world.

The Treasure of Kafur: Aroon Raman, Rs. 299

A rebellion is brewing against the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Asaf Baig, the tyrannical ruler of Khandesh, kidnaps an old woman called Ambu to wrest the knowledge of a treasure from her. Her grandson, Dattatreya, escapes to enlist the help of the Mughal Emperor himself.

The Fall Of Five: Pittacus Lore, Rs. 499

Heart-stopping fourth instalment in the Lorien Legacies series.

The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly: Sun-Mi Hwang, Rs. 299

An anthem for freedom, individuality and motherhood featuring a plucky, spirited heroine who rebels against the tradition-bound world of the barnyard.

Non-fiction

The Simpsons And Their Mathematical Secrets: Simon Singh, Rs. 399

The author brings to life the most intriguing and meaningful mathematical concepts, ranging from pi and the paradox of infinity to the origins of numbers and the most profound outstanding problems that haunt today’s generation of mathematicians.

The Universe In The Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality: Dave Goldberg, Rs. 699

A physicist speeds across space, time and everything in between showing that our elegant universe – from the Higgs boson to antimatter to the most massive group of galaxies – is shaped by hidden symmetries that have driven all our recent discoveries about the universe and all the ones to come.

Four Miles To Freedom: Escape From A Pakistani POW Camp: Faith Johnston, Rs. 350

When Flight Lieutenant Dilip Parulkar was shot down over Pakistan, he quickly turned that catastrophe into the greatest adventure of his life. A moving, sometimes amusing, account of how 12 fighter pilots from different ranks and backgrounds coped with deprivation, forced intimacy and the pervasive uncertainty of a year in captivity and how they came together to support Parulkar's courageous escape plan.

The Cosmic View of Albert Einstein: Writings on Art, Science and Peace: Albert Einstein, Rs. 1,099

Where does humanity fit in the cosmos? Einstein explores this fascinating subject in a unique anthology, featuring some of his most inspirational writings and illustrated with mind-bending photographs of the universe.

What A Wonderful World: One Man's Attempt to Explain the Big Stuff: Marcus Chown, Rs. 599

The author uses his vast scientific knowledge and deep understanding of extremely complex processes to answer simple questions about the workings of our everyday lives.

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