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Wednesday, September 07,  2005

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  Book Review Articles


                                                                          From September 01, 2005 to September 06, 2005


Square Peg In A Round Hole

So much has been written about Indira Gandhi that not much can be expected from any new book on her. 

Democracy Revisited

To contest one's own formulations in public is no mean job; especially when they have been articulated forcefully. But, scholar-activist Rajni Kothari sets out to do just that in his monograph Rethinking Democracy. 

Discovery Of Pakistan?

Given the historical baggage that weighs the two nations down, Aitzaz Ahsan's The Indus Saga: From Pataliputra to Partition may just reinforce established mindsets on both sides of the Indo-Pak border. 

How He Lost It

We have little personal evidence about Dyer... Collett compensates with well-researched reconstructions of the milieux. 

When Rules Break Down

The questions that Disorderly Women asks are older than the story. 

Growing Up Pains

A light and entertaining read, the story will stay with you a long, long time. 

Somewhere In Time

Indiaís most poignant novelistís last book was also his magnum opus. Strangely the book has remained largely unacknowledged till now. 

Ode To Mercurial India

The versatile nature of this vast country is revealed through the pen as well as through some spectacular images in this book. 

Retold, In A Hurry

Dharker was given three months to write the book, the deadline for the re-enactment of the Dandi march. That shows... 

 Demon Behind The Closed Door

Behind Closed Doors: Domestic violence in India is ideal for voluntary organisations working in the womenís field and for students of women studies.

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