In sync with nature

A book on the Western Ghats and its rich biological diversity, covering the flora and fauna and interspersed with captivating photographs.

Paschimaghattam: Oru Photo Field Guide, R. Vinod Kumar/Sali Palode, Rs. 195

The journey

Sradha goes in search of her brother only to lose herself. During the journey she meets victims of communal and religious violence, thereby holding a mirror to contemporary society in the country.

Sradha – Maraviyude Pusthakam, Roshniswapna, Rs. 160

His world

Vignettes from his native place, Kakkad, have been caught in evocative prose by the author. Myths, notable names, language and all that is unique to the region are included in the book. This work had first appeared in his blog.

Kakkadinte Puravritham, Sunil Upasana, Rs. 140

Foodies’ delight

Thattukadas are an integral ingredient of the food culture of Kerala. The book is a compilation of ‘thattukada’ recipes from all across Kerala.

Thattukada Specials, compiled by Tency Jacob, Rs. 95

Once upon a time…

The legend retold in simple language and catchy illustrations to appeal to children.

Parayipetta Panthirukulam, retold by Dr. K. Sreekumar, Rs. 195

For copies: DC Books

Lyrical notes

‘The book is not a journey into the history of film music, but only a compilation of some musical memories’ – the author writes in the foreword.

Poornendumukhi, Ravi Menon, Rs. 80

For copies: Mathrubhumi Books

Law points

Compilation of laws that protect women from domestic violence. Details of the Domestic Violence Act, guidelines of the Supreme Court, and famous judgments have been included in the book.

Sthreekalum Garhikapeedanavum, M. Yunus Kunj, Rs. 110

For copies: Lipi Publications, Kozhikode

Poignant tales

Collection of short stories. Instead of representing those people who believe in making life a celebration, her stories talk about those people, especially women, who are kept on the periphery by society.

Sivaranjiniyude Yathrakal, Anita Pius, Rs. 90

For copies: Print House Publications, Thrissur