Powerful pen

Collection of articles by the late M.P. Narayana Pillai, who was known for his original and strong views on socio-cultural issues.

Aarkanu Bhranthu, M.P. Narayana Pillai, Rs. 85

For copies: Mathrubhumi Books

Living by the sea

The work talks about the culture and the sea of emotions that make up the life of those who live along the coastal area. The author feels that the depths and mystery of the sea reflect human life itself.

Theerajeevithathinu Oru Oppees, P.F. Mathews, Rs. 70

On a crusader

The author was a poet, teacher, social reformer and member of the Cochin Legislative Council, who fought relentlessly against the scourge of untouchability. The book is a compilation of his poems, articles, assembly speeches, plays and other works.

Jaathikkummiyum Mattu Pradhaana Krithikalum, Pandit K.P. Karuppan, Rs. 150

Precious moments

Malayalam’s favourite actress Manju Warrier writes about the bittersweet memories of her life as a dancer and on screen , and about the people who have touched her life.

Sallapam, Manju Warrier and N. Jayachandran, Rs. 80

Rich verses

A collection of classic poems translated by Balachandran Chullikad. The book has 34 poems by 21 poets from around the world.

Balachandran Chullikkaadinte Kavithaparibhaashakal, Balachandran Chullikkad, Rs. 55

For copies: DC Books

Game called politics

Episodes from the political history of Kerala. The murky lanes of politics, games played in coalition rule, power-hungry politicians… the book tries to explain how all of it go into the making of a government.

Kerala Bharanathile Kakshi Rashtreeyam, Prof. V.V. Varghese, Rs. 120

For copies: Voice Publications

A tribute

The book is about the epitome of love and affection – the late Mother Teresa. Narrated as a novel, she tells her own story.

The Mother, M.K. Chandrasekharan, Rs. 85

For copies: Current Books

His story

He can hardly write Malayalam, but used to jot down points in an old notebook. These notes have been compiled into an autobiography. The story of a simple man who unleashed an environmental revolution with his efforts to save the mangroves.

Kandalkkadu-

kalkkidayil Ente Jeevitham, Kallen Pokkudan, Rs. 100

For copies: Green Books