December 01, 2005 to December
KRITHIKAL — Political Thoughts: B.T.
Ranadive; Chintha Publishers,
Deshabhimani Road, P. B. No 172,
Film Man's Life Without The Gossip!
book is all about the blessings
showered on the author and these are
the members of his family. It is a
moving account of a family-loving
Is A Penguin Classic, Boss!
man we have to thank for making
literature urgent and handy enough to
be carried around in our pockets is
Allen Lane, founder of Penguin. The
Life and Times of Allen Lane, Jeremy
Lewis, Viking, p.496, price not
the feminist movement and the
subaltern school, it is now the turn
of that silenced majority of India,
the lower castes, to make its voice
Stories In Translation
of Short Stories from Other Languages:
`Rachana' Sai — Compiler; pub. by
Vahini Book Trust, 1-9-286/3,
Vidyanagar, Hyderabad-500044. Rs. 150.
Out Too Early...
The author relates the lives of
children who spend their childhood
days eking out a living.
TARUM VANMIKIYIN SUNDARA KANDAM:
Pulavar A. Kalathi. Pub. by Killai
Nilayam, 16/383, Arcot Road,
Kodambakkam, Chennai-600024. Rs.
written naturally, some of the more
original sentence constructions might
come in for criticism from sticklers
of the language.
of articles on general issues relating
to people and society at large
the Dogra, soldiering is a family
tradition that brings him joy and
FROM MIRTOLA — Written by Sri
Krishnaprem and Sri Madhava Ashish to
Karan Singh: Jyotsna Singh — Editor;
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kulapati
Munshi Marg, Mumbai-400007. Rs.
Of The Gita
the entire gamut of the Vedantic
interpretations of the Gita
Walks Into News
page, paragraph and sentence in this
book is an irresistible quote News
from No Man's Land: Reporting the
World, John Simpson, Pan/ Macmillan,
Perspectives Of Adoption
of adoption in India from a child
And Recognition Of A Literary Past
de Souza's anthology gives a
present-day perspective of the past
and includes an eclectic range of
probing look beyond Hindutva to get to
the heart of Gujarat
is, quite possibly, a sham, a rhetoric
which cannot find approximations in
the real world, yet it is built up to
and a Novella is a quest for a sense
of the self, to nail it down and
define it, to oneself.
to reputation, the stories reflect the
vibrancy of modern American short
all the despairing comments, the book
ends on a positive note. Tigers in Red
Weather, Ruth Padel, LittleBrown, Rs.
book has a little bit for everybody.
City of Sin and Splendour: Writings on
Lahore, edited by Bapsi Sidhwa,
and the Kingdom, Albert Camus, first
published in English translation 1957,
Artist As A Young Man In An Old City
Pamuk's evocative memoir is as much
about his own life as about his city,
a city that has seen two great empires
rise and fall.
Aura Of Timelessness
poems are on issues that interest and
affect humanity in general. PADMA
NARAYANAN and PREMA SEETHARAM
Dreadlockalien, the poet laureate of
Of The Wild
need wild animals because we are
dependent on them, says Ruth Padel.
Mulk Raj Anand on his birth centenary,
which falls on December 12.
Alternative Voice Of History
Pritam's idea of cultural community
and identity testifies to a social
history of Punjab's shared cultural
symbols, motifs and landscapes.
Of The 'Common Man'
up the Years: A Cartoonist's History
of India 1947-2004, R.K. Laxman,
Penguin, p.304, Rs. 750.