Hand of fate

The moving hand of fate writes and moves on… As it happened in the story of an Arabian woman, a school teacher in Yemen, and a bus driver. Life and struggles of the expatriate community blend with the narrative.

Makthboob, Indubala, Rs. 70

Whither goest thou, Kerala?

The murder of former CPM leader T.P.Chandrasekharan shook the conscience of Kerala. It created ripples of horror and revulsion towards the pattern of political killings. The book, a collection of essays edited by C.R.Neelakantan, presents various opinions and articles that came out after the gruesome incident. The authors featured in the book include Zachariah, B.R.P.Bhaskar, M.N. Karissery, Prabhat Patnaik, Sugatha Kumari, Mohanlal, C. Radhakrishnan, M.Leelavathy, Rafeeq Ahamed and many others.

Onchiyam Rekhakal: Janadhipathyam vs Facism, edited by C.R.Neelakantan, Rs. 125

Bring a smile

A collection of jokes and stories associated with the late Seethi Haaji, former Muslim League leader. A legendary politician, his blunt one-liners were often aimed at stalwarts in political and cultural circles.

Seethi Haaji: Kathakalum, Phalithangalum, Umar Tharamel, Rs. 35

Know the legend

A journey into the life and times of the one and only Uroob. The chapters are not just about his social, cultural, literary and personal life. The author, who is none other than Uroob’s son, presents the memories of an era.

Ormaayanam, E.Sudhakaran, Rs. 140

The doyens and their craft

This study takes us through the literary world of giants such as Karoor Neelakanta Pillai, Kuttikrishna Marar, Vaikom Mohammed Basheer, Vyloppilly Sreedhara Menon, Attoor Ravivarma, Kadammanitta, Balachandran Chullikkad, Madhavikutty, Zachariah, Ayyappa Panicker and many others with an in-depth analysis of their works and the milieu.

Unarvinte Lahariyilekku, Dr. M. Gangadharan, Rs. 140.

For copies: DC Books, Kottayam

The economics of coir

The coir industry earns the State foreign exchange worth Rs.1,052 crore. The author, who has a doctorate in coir industry, presents its history, growth and revival.

Kayarvyavasaayat- hinte Sambathika Charithram, Dr. P.K.Balakrishnan, Rs. 90

For copies: Current Books, Kottayam

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