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
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
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
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
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
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