Fiction:

Be Careful What You Wish For: Jeffrey Archer, Rs. 399

The fourth instalment of The Clifton Chronicles, the book continues with Henry Clifton’s story and follows the Clifton and Barrington families into the sixties.

The Finisher: David Baldacci: Rs. 350

Young adult fantasy fiction novel about the young Vega Jane who finds out the dark secrets of her town after the day she witnesses her friend going into the woods and into the forbidden land called Quag.

Deep Fathom: James Rollins, Rs. 399

A desperate mission miles below the ocean’s surface where devastating secrets await the protagonists. And it will forever alter a world that’s already racing toward its own destruction.

Big Brother: Lionel Shriver, Rs. 543

The book is about fat: why we overeat and whether extreme diets ever really work. It asks just how much sacrifice we will make to save members of our families and whether its ever possible to save loved ones from themselves.

The Templar Prophecy: Mario Reading, Rs. 350

Head-spinning thriller.

***

Non-fiction:

Annihilation Of Caste: The Annotated Critical Edition: B.R. Ambedkar, Rs. 525

The book is introduced by Arundhati Roy in her introductory essay ‘The Doctor and the Saint’. An audacious denunciation of the caste system.

Rogue Elephant: Harnessing The Power Of India's Unruly Democracy: Simon Denyer, Rs. 599

Reporting from across India, meeting activists, farmers, factory and office workers and media figures and interviewing influential political leaders including Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal, the author exposes the battles taking place all across the nation between powerful vested interests and those trying to foster change.

Travelling In Travelling Out: A Book Of Unexpected Journeys: Namita Gokhale, Rs. 599

Unusual collection of travel pieces by writers ranging from M.J. Akbar and Aman Nath to Devdutt Pattanaik, Jerry Pinto, Rahul Pandita and Advaita Kala. Focussing on the Indian experience, the book captures a country of shifting landscapes-physical, cultural, psychological.

Mind Wise: How We Understand What Others Think Believe Feel And Want: Nicholas Epley, Rs. 599

The book shows that our capacity for inferring what others are thinking and feeling is, however sophisticated, still prone to critical errors. Only by learning more about our sixth sense will we have the humility to overcome these errors and understand others as they actually are instead of as we imagine them to be.

Love And Math: The Heart Of Hidden Reality: Edward Frankel, Rs. 1,299

Story about accessing a new way of thinking, which can enrich our lives and empower us to better understand the world and our place in it. It is an invitation to discover the magical hidden universe of mathematics.

Source: Modern Book Centre

Contact: 2331816/26

Email: modern@asianetindia.com