Fiction

Lovers in the age of Indifference: Xiaolu Guo, Rs. 550

Guo writes with a delectable tartness and dry wit that banishes sentimentality. Modern love stories tailored for our times.

Collected Stories: Hanif Kureshi, Rs. 850

This collection contains eight new stories and also Kureshi's controversial Weddings and Beheadings as well as My Son the Fanatic.

Traitor: Shobasakthi, Rs. 399

Stark rhetoric of torture, pain and black humour. Gives voice to the testimonies of millions of refugees of a war-ravaged land.

The White Tiger: Aravind Adiga, Rs. 299

The bestselling novel now in paperback edition.

The Writings of M.T. Vasudevan Nair: M.T. Vasudevan Nair, Rs. 495

This hardback edition collects three of MT's previously published works, Mist and the Soul of Darkness, Kaalam and Kuttiedathi and other stories.

Non-fiction

Mandela: A Biography: Martin Meredith, Rs. 624

An up-to-date account of the life of Nelson Mandela.

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine: Michael Lewis, Rs. 599

In this visceral tour to the heart of money-making machine, the author traces the origins of the crisis and introduces us to a new cast of compulsively fascinating characters.

Islam in South Asia in Practice: Barbara D. Metcalf, Rs. 795

Brings together the work of more than 30 scholars of Islam and Muslim societies in South Asia.

Dubai: The Story of the World's Fastest City: Jim Krane, Rs. 350

A small Arab sheikdom has become a rising power in the Middle East. The author tells Dubai's unique story through this book.

Media and Modernity: Communications Women and the State in India: Robin Jeffrey, Rs. 695

Readers intrigued by questions of development, communications, politics and the role of women, will find in this collection stories that surprise and arguments that provoke.

Source: Modern Book Centre

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