ThiruvananthapuramFiction

The Cuckoo’s Calling: Robert Galbraith, Rs. 599

A gripping, elegant mystery steeped in the atmosphere of London – from the hushed streets of Mayfair, to the backstreet pubs of the East End, to the bustle of Soho. It’s a remarkable thriller from J. K. Rowling writing under a pseudonym.

Varanasi: M. T. Vasudevan Nair, Rs. 295

In this commentary on the human condition, the author explores the idea of lust and desire, and finds its essence embodied in the culture of the historical city of Varanasi. Translated from Malayalam by Sahitya Akademi award winner N. Gopalakrishnan.

Tales Of Athiranippadam: S. K. Pottekkatt, Rs. 725

Translated from the Malayalam novel, Oru Desathinte Katha, it’s a fictionalised autobiography of the acclaimed Malayalam writer. Sreedharan, the central character, offers glimpses of the author’s own life in a little corner of the earth called Athiranippadam, where he was raised.

Tales From A Vending Machine: Anees Salim, Rs. 299

The story of Hasina Mansoor, who is many things: devoted sister, blushing lover and ambitious young woman.

The Golden Honeycomb: Kamala Markandaya, Rs. 599

An epic love story set against the splendour and turbulence of the British Raj and the growing struggle for Indian independence.

Non-fiction

An Incurable Romantic: The Musical Journey Of Lalgudi Jayaraman: Lakshmi Devnath, Rs. 599

This engaging biography deftly incorporates facts with trivia to create a narrative that is at once historical and anecdotal, informative and interesting.

From A Creative Pen Of A Unique Judge: Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer, Rs. 325

A collection of articles on the burning issues facing India at present.

Do The Movies Have A Future?: David Denby, Rs. 699

The essays offer a portrait of film: What has been lost in movies? What are we missing? What still thrives? What are movies becoming and what will they become as they search for audiences?

The Great Tamasha: Cricket, Corruption And The Turbulent Rise Of Modern India: James Astill, Rs. 399

Fascinating examination of the most important developments in cricket today.

The New Bihar: Rekindling Governance And Development: N.K. Singh, Rs. 799

A must read for anyone interested in governance and development and about the Bihar Model of Development.

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