Fiction

The Last Word: Hanif Kureishi, Rs. 599

Outrageous, clever and funny story of sex, lies, art and what defines a life.

Fables for All Ages: Abanindranath Tagore, Rs. 350

Three fables by Bengal’s most remarkable children’s writer and artist.

14-Stories That Inspired Satyajit Ray: Bhaskar Chattopadhyay, Rs. 350

Shorts stories were the inspiration for 14 of Satyajit Rays movies. It includes classics such as Devi, Jalsaghar and Shatranj Ke Khiladi.

The Avatari: Raghu Srinivasan, Rs. 399

Legend has it that only those chosen by destiny can gain entry into Shambhala, the mythical kingdom believed to hold the ancient wisdom that humanity will need to resurrect itself from the inevitable apocalypse. They are the Avatari.

Sorry You're Not My Type: Sundeep Nagarkar, Rs. 150

Contemporary novel about friendship, affection and infatuation.

Non-fiction

The Fiction Of Fact-Finding: Modi & Godhra: A Study Of The Gujarat 2002 Investigations: Manoj Mitta, Rs. 599

No instance of communal violence has provoked as much controversy as the Gujarat 2002 carnage. Sifting through the wealth of official material, this book contends that the fact-finding — riddled as it was with ambiguities and deceptions, gaps and contradictions — glossed over crucial pieces of evidence and thereby shielded the powers that be.

Implosion: India's Tryst with Reality: John Elliott, Rs. 699

Since independence in 1947, India has basically muddled through, turning confusion and adversity into varying degrees of success. From his experience and perspective as both a business and political correspondent, the author examines how this came to be.

Thirsty Nation: Priorities for India’s Water Sector: Joseph P. Quinlan, Rs. 399

Innovative, cutting edge ways to combat the water crisis and ways of investing in the right projects.

Byculla To Bangkok: S. Hussain Zaidi, Rs. 299

Tells the story of the Mumbai underworld and its dons.

100 Things To Know And Debate Before You Vote: Hindol Sengupta, Rs. 199

Here are 100 things to think about before you press that button in the critical election of 2014. This is the ultimate state-of-the-nation guide to make us think beyond the four letter acronyms that we have turned our national debate into.

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