From the annals of history

A study on the missionaries who enriched Malayalam language with their intellect, creativity and ambition. The book remembers those ignited minds who inspired a literary renaissance in Kerala.

Saaksharakeralathinte Navodhaanamoolyangal, A. Adappur, Rs. 90


Union Minister of State K.V. Thomas remembers individuals who have been the guiding lights of his life.

Vilakkumarangal, Prof. K.V. Thomas, Rs. 110

For copies: Current Books

Past and the present

A journey through the history and evolution of the print media in Kerala with photographs and images.

Malayala Achadimadhyamam – Bhoothavum, Varthamanavum, M. Jayaraj, Rs. 225

For copies: Mathrubhumi Books

Life of a healer

Biography of Ashtavaidyan E.T. Narayanan Mooss, who is carrying forward the legacy of Eladathu Thaikkattumooss family, a name in Ayurveda that has stood the test of time. Drawings are by Artist Namboothiri.

Kaippunyam, Dr. N. P. Vijayakrishnan, Rs. 140

For copies: Vaidyaratnam Books

Revisiting a classic

Silappathikaram, one of the greatest works in Tamil literature, gets its first prose translation in Malayalam from a leading poet and lyricist.

Chilappathikaram (translation of the Tamil title Silappathikaram), S. Ramesan Nair, Rs. 260

From a golden era

Fifty-eight poems from the 188 poems published by Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer in Padyamanjari, which played a key role in enriching children’s literature in Kerala. Works by 25 poets are included in the book.

Padyamanjari, compiled by Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer, Rs. 80

For copies: DC Books

Bharatayathra, P. Vijayakumar, Rs. 120

Ormachithrangal, M. K. Balachandran Nair, Rs. 50

For copies: Voice Books