Mofussil Junction by Ian Jack, 599.00

In this collection of essays, profiles and reportage, the author explores a wide and unlikely range of subjects, which he encountered in more than thirty years of reporting from India and its sub-continental neighbours.

Bhutan For The Indian Traveller, Rs. 495.00

This Lonely Plant guide understands the Indian traveller. It offers Indian food options, budget tips and hot deals, day-by-day travel plans and safety concerns when visiting Bhutan.

Nalacharitha Attakadha, Rs. 150.00

This English translation of Nalacharitham Attakadha is simple and faithful to the original. The text is prefaced with the history of Kathakali and the summary of the scenes.

The Walking by Laleh Khadivi, Rs. 399.00

Iran. 1979. the mullahs have come to power and they want everyone to know. Tow young Kurdish brothers are forced to swear their loyalty to the new regime by taking part in a massacre. In the aftermath of the killing their flee. This the story of exodus; of those many people torn between the lure of home and the lure of hope.

Chanakya: The Kingmaker and the Philosopher, Rs. 195.00

Canny, contemplative and courageous, Chanakya is known as one of India’s most multifaceted and enduring gurus. This book brings together the transformative incidents that shaped his life, and his most important sayings.

Betrayed by Latifa Ali & Richard Shears, Rs. 400.00

This is the true story of Latifa Ali, raised a s a westerner, but betrayed by her family and friends and left a prisoner of her father in Kurdistan, northern Iraq. Working as a spy Latifa has a dangerous secret that will threaten her life if exposed.

The Last Train To Zona Verde by Paul Theroux, Rs. 599.00

The writer sets out on a journey, this time from Cape Town, heading northwards in a new direction, up the left-hand side, through South Africa and Namibia, to Botswana, then on to Angloa, heading for the Congo, in search of the end of the line. The writer encounters a world increasingly removed from the itineraries of tourists. This is a final African adventure from the writer whose prose has brought the world to generations of readers.

Vagina: A New Biography by Naomi Wolf, Rs. 550.00

This work combines cutting-edge science with cultural history to explore the role of female desire and how it affects female identity, creativity and confidence.

A Brief Hour Of Beauty by Ammu Nair, Rs. 295.00

A month short of his seventh birthday Edmund Thomas Clint dies. This is a moving account of Clint’s life, the world he lived in and how he celebrated them both through his art. The author captures the boy’s craft and traces his life and swift evolution as a master artist from the beginning to his end.

(Source: Kochi Books, Fort Kochi. Phone: 2218730. www.kochibooks.com)

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