November 23, 2006
to November 29, 2006
On A Lyrical Planet
Death and dereliction mark most of
Doshi's poems but what remains is not
the dead weight of despair so much as
the luminous lines her flame-tipped
poet's pen conjures.
The Ants Write Their Own Script
Did Partition's onus rest only on its
grand players or did the untold story
lie outside conference chambers?
We Can Tax All Of The People All Of
With the Budget not too far away, it
may be apt to study James Mirrlees'
Welfare, Incentives, and Taxation.
Inputs on free trade are to be had
from Deepak Lal's Reviving the
Invisible Hand, while Follow the other
Hand by Andy Coh en uses magic . . .
There IS a human tendency to know
about our neighbours; this may be even
from the primitive days. In this book
`Aswasthamaya Ayalrajyankal' which
means `Disquiet (or disturbed)
neighbouring countries', Yunnus Kunju
sincerely attempts to know about . . .
Short Stories In Translation
Sudha Murthy's juvenile books (2) in
English translated into Tamil by Subra.
Balan; Vanathi Pathippagam, 23,
Deenadayalu Street, T. Nagar,
Chennai-600017. Rs. 70.
Trade And Development
The world trading system and the role
it plays in international relations.
Versatile Urdu Poet
Wali's place in Urdu poetry is similar
to that of Chaucer in English.
The actual text of the subject covers
only a hundred pages in this
Societal Fault Lines
Kannupillai's sociological study of
communal violence in Gujarat is a
valuable document that merits serious
attention. Communal conflicts militate
against constitutional injunctions to
promote harmony and a spirit of common
brotherhood and for . . .
The State From Below
Accessible human stories providing
excellent contemporary accounts of the
Frankensteins At Large
G.B. Prabhath co-founder of IT giant
Satyam Computers, talks about the
alienation of technology in his novel
Eimona. For him, it is a very thin
line between being and not being there
. . .
Abounding In Hidden Dangers...
The title of the book is meant to be
symbolic, but the symbol that emerges
is quite the contrary.
This book attempts to study the work
of Margaret Atwood. While it may not
satisfy her more exacting readers,
beginners will find the contents
Easy Come Easy Go
This book of short stories is told in
a simple style which also reflects the
simplicity of its protagonists.
On Life’s ‘Twists’ And ‘Turns’
Dancing apart, the book sends out a
strong, inspirational message.
The Diary Of An ‘Alchemist’
What makes Paulo Coelho’s writing
special is his ability to light the
same light that illuminates his soul,
in a reader’s heart.
The story of the world's great mosques
is intrinsically related to the story
and spread of Islam in the world.
The U.N.'S Future
A timely monograph discusses the
evolution and role of the office of
the U.N. Secretary-General.
A lively and insightful history of
early India from the margins whose
merit lies in the creative analysis of
early Indian literature.
The volume explores the options civil
society and the individual have within
today's political culture, offering a
strong critique of the prevailing
model of modernity in developed
countries - one that is being exported
and imposed on the rest of . . .
Holding Up The Mirror
Two Mirrors at the Ashram hits the