Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand, Rs. 399.00
A US bomber crashes into the Pacific Ocean and disappears. Then, a face appears. It was that of a young lieutenant who was struggling to pull himself adrift. Telling an unforgettable story of one man’s journey into extremity, this is a testament to the resilience of the human mind, body and spirit.
Annihilation of Caste, B.R. Ambedkar, Rs. 525.00
This extensively annotated edition is introduced by Arundhati Roy. Her introduction, The Doctor and the Saint, looks at the ways in which caste plays out in modern India. She breathes new life into Ambedkar’s anti-caste utopia.
Otter Chaos, Michael Broad, Rs. 199.00
Woody, the otter pup’s family, is moving to a big den downstream. But when they arrive another family are already there. The only way to decide who stays is with an Otterly Chaotic sports day!
The Art Of Tagore, Rs. 595.00
Rabindranath Tagore left behind more than 2,500 paintings and drawings, all done between 1928 to1941. His paintings are bereft of all spiritual solace; they portray silence and loneliness. Many of them in this volume can be placed beside the works of major 20 century artists.
Jacob Hills, Ismita Tandon Dhankher, Rs. 299.00
This is Jacob Hills: an army station that houses the War College. Set in the 1980s in a country on the cusp of tradition and Westernised modernity. This book tells the story of what lies beneath the veneer.
It’s The Way You Say It, Carol A. Fleming, Rs. 350.00
This is a thorough, nut-sand-bolts guide to becoming aware and taking control of how you communicate with others. The author provides detailed advice and scores of exercises.
Change Your Questions, Change Your Life, Marilee Adams, Rs. 299.00
In the second edition of this book the author has added new chapters in an entertaining, step-by-step guide that helps one to transform ones life, personally and professionally.
Osho, India and Me, Jack Allanach, Rs. 395.00
This is a true story and a first-hand glimpse of Osho, at work. The author was Osho’s disciple, was named Swami Krishna Prem and spent 11 years in Osho’s spiritual community, primarily in India and a brief period in America.
Never Give In! Winston S. Churchill, Rs. 799.00
This work celebrates the oratory skills of Winston Churchill by gathering together some of his most powerful speeches from throughout his public career. In a single volume this work provides a testimony to one of the great public figures of the 20 century.
Pink Sari Revolution, Amana Fontanella-Khan, Rs. 599.00
This is the narrative of the Pink Gang’s work in freeing a young girl unlawfully abused and imprisoned at the behest of a local politician. The author explores the origins and tactics of his sisterhood with a sensitivity that takes into account political manoeuvring, police drama, grassroots organising and personal history.
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