The Guru

A collection of stories that celebrate the guru-shishya relationship. It is about venerated teachers and their illustrious students from the pages of the epics, mythology and other texts.

Gurusishyakathakal, retold by Aravindan, Rs. 70

Elephant tales

Stories about famous elephants in Kerala. They have been taken from the Eithihyamala, a collection of tales from Kerala's folklore.

Eithihyamala Aanakkathakal, Kottarathil Sankunni, Rs. 80

Grassroot struggles

The novel, set against the period of Renaissance and rise of Communism in Kerala, tells the story of Karappan, a Dalit who played his part in the reformation in the State.

Karappan, Asokan Cheruvil, Rs. 70

Poetic experiments

Collection of poems by a poet who has charted out his own territory when it comes to poetry and poetic thoughts.

Chandranodoppam, S. Joseph, Rs. 60

It’s all a farce

Changing facets of Malayali lifestyle are analysed, criticised and even made fun of in the poetry collection.

Nasraani Vishaadayogam, Vargheesantony, Rs. 70

A mother’s agony

Memoirs of Arputhammal, mother of Perarivalan, who is on the death row in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Adanja Vaathilukalkku Munbil, Arputhammal and Anusree, Rs. 95

For copies: DC Books

Thoughts on life

The three stories in the book, Bali, Vihitham and Moonnu Manthikanmar, touch upon three topics vital to life as well as literature – death, pleasure and magic.

Vihitham, Subhash Chandran, Rs. 55

On celluloid

Collection of essays on changing phases of world cinema and Malayalam cinema. The author, also a filmmaker, has written about Iranian cinema, Kim Ki Duk, his experiences, problems in the Malayalam film industry and the like.

Cinemayude Yaathrakal, Dr. Biju, Rs. 115

Saluting their spirit

Articles on prominent women who played a significant role in the struggle for freedom.

Swanthanthrya Samarathile Penperuma, Swaminee Sreedharan, Rs. 90

Money matters

Monetary policies and problems from across the globe, rupee depreciation, and other topics related to finance are covered in 34 articles by the former Finance Minister of Kerala.

Dhanavicharangal, Dr. Thomas Isaac, Rs. 150

For copies: Mathrubhumi Books