The much-admired author, who has not written a travelogue till date, talks about his travels, right from his childhood to the present. His memories of Kashmir, Kolkata, Europe, the United States, the Middle East and Switzerland are vividly detailed captured in his writing.
Yathraamadhye, T. Padmanabhan, Rs. 75
Collection of 44 essays on people, incidents and ideas arranged in three categories with three different kinds of illustrations by Chans (brush strokes), Prakash Babu (pen drawing) and Vineeth S. Pillai (computer graphics).
Ottayaan, T. J. S. George, Rs. 160
The author, an avid traveller, describes his journeys across Eastern Europe. His trips through Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, Frankfurt, Prague, Warsaw, Minsk, Moscow, Novogorad, St Petersburg and Helsinki are among the places covered.
Natashayude Varna Baloonukal, Santhosh George Kulangara, Rs. 140
Mystery of the bell
A novel based around the famous Methanmani, a clock tower installed near Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple. The temple treasure and other assets form part of the story.
Methan Mani, Jose Panachippuram, Rs. 65
Comprehensive text on Mangalyaan project, covering its technology, objective and the people behind the project.
Mangalyaan, Lijo George, Rs. 90
Of history and heritage
Spiritual and cultural journey through Europe, especially through parts of Italy, France and Vatican city.
Europe: Athmachihnangal, V.G. Thamy, Rs. 150
The novel narrates the story of Gopikkuttan, who works in a petrol pump. Much against his desire, he has to draw cartoons for purple prose magazines. His dilemma forms the narrative.
Kalhanan, Amal, Rs. 195
For copies: DC Books
The book is a compilation of 21 papers presented during discussions on C.V. Raman Pillai as part of the 24th death anniversary of literary historian and Gandhian P.K. Parameswaran Nair.
C.V. Padanangal, edited by Panmana Ramachandran Nair, Rs. 195
Verses and nature
According to the author, the book is a comprehensive study of the ecological vision and eco-aesthetic concepts inherent in Malayalam poetry right from early folk songs to contemporary poems.
Malayala Kavithayum Paristhithiyum, Anand Kavalam, Rs. 115
For copies: Current Books
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