I am glad ot present this revised edition of the book, which has been appreciated by the readers for over 25 years now. On the various suggestions and comments of readers and with updation of syllabuses of technical universities it was necessary to bring this revised edition.
Gajra Kottary is a multimedia writer. Her first collection of women-centric short stories, Fragile Victories, was published in 1996. It was followed by another collection, The Last Laugh, in 2003. Her debut novel, Broken Melodies, was published by HarperCollins Publishers India in 2011 to critical acclaim, simultaneously with its Hindi translation...
Kiran Nagarkar is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Ravan and Eddie, Cuckold (for which he won the Sahitya Akademi Award) and God's Little Soldier. His first book, Saat Sakkam Trechalis, written in Marathi and translated into English as Seven Sixes Are Forty-three, is considered a landmark in post-independence Indian literature. Nagarkar has...
Zen Katha tells the story of how Bodhidharma, born a prince in the south Indian kingdom of Kanchipuram in the fifth century, had to discover ways to excel at unarmed combat because the royal Pallavas prided themselves on their wrestling skills.
From the bestselling author of Zero Percentile, Life is only fun while it is simple – and attempting to develop the biggest software company in the world can never be simple.
Zero Percentile is an intoxicating novel on the life and adventures of Pankaj seemingly not one of the children of destiny spanning across the vastly different countries of India and Russia.
This is the heroic story of the man whose on-violent movement transformed his native India both spiritually and politically as it impelled the nation along the road to independence.
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Discover what it’s like to grow up in India in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a series all about kids just like you in countries around the world! Namaskār! My name is Nisha and I'm a kid just like you living in India.
This the unforgettable story of a writer, orator and patriot whose outspoken and fearless writings led to long years of imprisonment but, till his last day, the Lokmanya never stopped his quest for freedom.
Love and Revolution is the first comprehensive biography of the best-known Urdu poet of recent times, a portrait of the man behind the poetry—activist, revolutionary, family man, connoisseur of life—and a reading of his poetry in the context of his life and times.
Love, Life and all that Jazz… follows the the lives of four best friends from the prestigious Sherwood College—Sameer, Tania, Vikram and Tanveer, who go their different ways after graduating.
LUCKNOW: FIRE OF GRACE is the first, full-length, historical and contemparary narravtive, covering a time span of more than 250 years, from 1722 till the present, of the Indian subcontinent’s most fascinating city culture.
A cinematic masterpiece, Bimal Roy’s Madhumati is an enduring classic, and one of the most enduring legacies bequeathed to the Indian film industry by the black-and-white era.
In the villages of Rajasthan, there are still old, hardy, weather-beaten men whose eyes fill with tears as they recall the valour of Pratap Singh as he challenged Akbar, the most powerful emperor of his age.
We eat first, they later, often out of food portioned out for them; we live in the front, they in the back; we sit on chairs and they on the floor; we drink from glasses and ceramic plates and they from ones made of steel set aside for them; we call them by their names and they address us by titles: sir/ma’am, sahib/memsahib.
Arguably the best-known of Jim Corbett’s books, Man-eaters of Kumaon comprises ten stories, each of which details Corbett’s encounters with various dangerous man-eaters in the Himalayan region.
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Stimulating treasury of entertaining tricks, stunts, and magical effects based on such mathematical principles and ideas as magic squares, the Fibonacci Series, Moebius strips, cycloids, topology, and more.
These charming portraits of young girls living far from home, 'secure' in their illicit relationships, of young men full of RSS swagger, of old women waiting late in the night for their grown-up children to come home, capture the lives of ordinary people in vivid and varied hues.
An experimental novel that blurs the boundaries between historical fiction, memoir and travelogue, Wanderers, All is the story of Murlidhar Khedekar whose life plays out against the birth of a new nation in the first half of the twentieth century.
This book is timely as well as insightful, and will be an influential contribution to the debate on the role of government-sponsored enterprises.'- Raghuram G. Rajan, author of Fault Lines:
'Wacky, witty, zippy and playful, yet also sharply knowing and well observed, Maya's Revenge reads like the wayward love child of an unholy three-way clinch between Indiana Jones, Shobhaa De and James Tod, trained in courtly arts by Vatsyayana then sent to a polo-playing finishing school by Jilly Cooper.
You want the best for your children. You know a balanced diet is key to keeping them healthy and happy. But just how do you get them to eat whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds and fruits when all they crave is junk food?┬á
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'Smart, fierce and poignant. Perhaps the most exciting novel yet by this very talented writer' - Mohsin Hamid, author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist Thinner than Skin is a riveting novel about identity and belonging.
From the author of the internationally acclaimed, Costa Award-winning The Harmony Silk Factory comes an enthralling new novel that evokes an exotic yet turbulent and often frightening world. 16-year-old Adam is an orphan three times over.┬á
Working at The Cobrapost is not an easy job. The intrepid Rhea Baughman, a journalist, an explorer and an all-round adventurer, is the sort of person who can sniff out a good story a mile away.
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