Fiction

The Goldfinch: Donna Tartt, Rs. 799

Haunting odyssey through present-day America and a drama of enthralling power.

The Circle: Dave Eggers, Rs. 599

Timely novel about our obsession with the internet.

The Ramayana-Bala Kand (Volume 1): Amar Chitra Katha, Rs. 295

It begins by relating how Valmiki composed and launched his great poem.

Pig's Foot: Carlos Acosta, Rs. 499

The story of Oscar who sets out to find his ancestral village of Pata de Puerco and the meaning of the magical pig's-foot amulet he has inherited. The search for his country's hidden history becomes entangled with the search of his identity.

Wars Of The Roses: Stormbird: Conn Iggulden, Rs. 550

Retelling of the English civil war.

Non-fiction

How To Read A Novelist: Conversations With Writers: John Freeman, Rs. 450

The perfect companion for anyone who's ever curled up with a novel and wanted to know a bit more about the person who made that moment possible.

The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story Of The New Energy Revolution, Rs. 550

The untold story of the tycoons behind the U.S. fracking controversy.

Morality, Autonomy And God: Keith Ward, Rs. 599

A contribution to the field of moral philosophy and the current debate about the link between religion and morality in today’s world.

At The Close Of Play: My Autobiography: Ricky Ponting, Rs. 999

Ricky’s reflections on leadership, captaincy, winning, defeat, competitiveness, teamwork, the greats of the game and the lessons learned at the helm of Australia's cricket team.

Amazing Timber Resorts, Sharma Mridula, Rs. 3,850

This coffee table book features 14 architectural marvels on timber by architect Mahesh, both in India and abroad.

Source: Modern Book Centre

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