Biography of Malala Yousafzai, the teenager fighting for girls’ education and freedom. The book also has Malayalam translations of her posts in Urdu on BBC’s blog and that of the famous speech she delivered in the United Nations Organisation.

Avar Enne Konnotte: Vidyabhyasam Njangalude Avakasham, Bijeesh Balakrishnan, Rs. 120

Inspiring life

E. Sreedharan is a case study for those who follow their dreams. Lessons to be learnt from this visionary engineer have been included in the book.

Jeevithavijayathinte Paadapusthakam, P. V. Alby, Rs. 120

For copies: DC Books

Of moments and memories

The poet’s concern for the present and his travels, especially that to Uttarakhand, come across in the verses.

India Gate, Desamangalam Ramakrishnan, Rs. 75

For copies: Current Books

Women’s world

Collection of 23 stories which have women as the central character.

Snehavirunnum Mattu Kathakalum, C. V. Balakrishnan, Rs. 100

Dissecting society

The collection of stories raises questions about certain burning issues and changing life patterns of society.

Kunnumpuram Carnival, T. P. Venugopalan, Rs. 75

For copies: Mathrubhumi Books