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Wages Of Love: Uncollected Writings of Kamala Das
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Wages Of Love: Uncollected Writings of Kamala Das

Wages Of Love: Uncollected Writings of Kamala Das

Rs. 299.00

This anthology brings together stories, plays, poems and non-fiction writing that have previously not been anthologised. This work revives the free soul and literary genius that was Kamala Das.

The Maruti Story

R. C. Bhargava & Seetha, Rs. 399.00

This is a story which proves that Indians when empowered can change the course of history. It is an incredible story, involving grit, management skill and entrepreneurship of a high order. R. C. Bhargava, who was at the helm of the company, shows how it was done in this account.

The Evolution of Physics

Albert Einstein & Leopold Infield, Rs. 499.00

In this book, which is the result of a happy collaboration between the author of the theory of Relativity and one of his own co-workers in research, the story they have to tell of this evolutionary development is one of the most fascinating that the human mind cam meet with – the story of mankind’s attempt to comprehend through inventive thought its own relationship to the external world.

Hafez: Teachings of the Philosopher of Love

Haleh Pourafzal & Roger Montgomery,

Rs. 499.00

For six hundred years the Persian poet has been read, recited, quoted and loved by millions across the world. This book includes over thirty complete poems by Hafez, accompanied by commentary on the meanings and contexts of poetry and philosophies of this spiritual teacher.

I Invented The Modern Age

Richard Snow,

Rs. 699.00

From the acclaimed popular historian is this fresh and entertaining account of Henry Ford and his invention of the Model-T – the ugly, cranky, invincible machine that defined twentieth-century America. This is the story of an amazing man told with wit, insight, style and zest.

How To Read A Book

Mortimer J. Adler & Charles Van Doren,

Rs. 350.00

Originally published in 1940, this work has become a living classic. It is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader. And now it has been completely rewritten and updated.

Srinivasa Ramanujan

Sydney Srinivas,

Rs. 125.00

The extraordinary life and talent of Srinivasa Ramanujan is a story worth telling, and although previous books exist on the subject, the author’s work brings a new and very personal slant to this remarkable journey from poor clerk in Cambridge to one the leading mathematicians of all time.

The Collected Stories Of Lydia Davis

Rs. 699.00

This is a collection of stories, perfected economies, witty devices, precision-made, primed to release intelligence, philosophy, hilarity. Her stories celebrate the thinking universe while they redefine the possibilities of the form. Winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2013.

The Loves Of The Artists

Jonathan Jones,

Rs. 799.00

Lively, evocative and readable, sweeping from its origins in Florence in the mid-15 century to its culmination in the work of Rubens and Rembrandt in the 17, this work shows that the Renaissance invented eroticism as we know it and that the new ways of thinking about sex it engendered are crucial to understanding not only art but European culture as a whole. This is a sweeping history of the Renaissance artists through the lens of something that perhaps occupied their thoughts and influenced their art the most…sex.

The Thistle And The Drone

Akbar Ahmed,

Rs. 599.00

The U.S. declared war on terrorism in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. More than ten years later the results are decidedly mixed. In this work the author reveals a tremendously important yet largely unrecognised adverse effect of these campaigns. This is a groundbreaking and startling book.

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