January 11, 2006 to January
Into The Wilderness
wildlife biologist's account of his
journeys into forest areas rarely
To Energy Security
the complex issues and problems that
have a bearing on energy security.
development related to the IPR regime
within the legal framework.
the areas of comprehensive security
and convergence between India and the
A Wonderful World
with the policy of "we also sell
books," Landmark held a reading
by Samit Basu to mark the launch of
The Manticore's Secret, which
according to him takes place three
weeks after Simoquin ended. Samit read
out two portions . . .
myth and fantasy to the graphic novel
or children's fiction, Samit Basu
wants to try 'em all.
Humnabadkar's Dance of the Fireflies
is dedicated to the street children of
Of The Ramayana
is the book format of what was earlier
serialised in Mysooru Mitra. One would
recollect the time when Mathoor
translated extempore the Tamil
lectures on the Ramayana delivered by
Thirukudanthai Andavan of the
Srirangam Srimad Andavan Ashramam,
Of A Progressive And Pioneering
of a woman, who is in a class of her
own, offered as a tribute on the
occasion of her 80th birthday.
Book is a documentation of one of the
three Saiva saints namely Sundarar or
Nambi Aruran based on the Periya
2002 the Communist Party of India
(Marxist) set up a commission with six
of its stalwarts as members to prepare
a history of the Indian communist
movement to help familiarise the new
generation with its traditions.
Knavery And Charlatanry
sizzlers at regular intervals in the
book, E N Rammohan has quite a
literary flair for a man of action.
composed great music though afflicted
by deafness. Seventy-one-year-old
Kolkata based Anglo Indian author
Vernon Thomas continues to write reams
despite being blind.
Top Ten For A Winter Night
Kostova, author of ‘The Historian’
chooses her favourite books to cuddle
with on a dark evening.
Writer In The World?
life-changing events have happened to
Rick Moody since the publication of
his last novel, Purple America, eight
years ago. Ang Lee’s film version of
his book, The Ice Storm, has appeared,
making him famous.
Good, The Bad And The Ugly
an essay written in 1986 when he was
32, Hanif Kureishi said, “At least
once every day since I was five years
old I have been racially abused.” In
the two decades since, he has been
trying to make sense of this, placing
in context the conflict . . .
Of The Gita
importance and value of the Bhagavad
Gita as an important and enduring
summation of the spiritual evolution
to the whole of humanity need no
beautifully brought out volume of
essays, first published during the
birth centenary of Tagore, has also an
incisive and lengthy critique by
Inspired By The Tsunami
Novel depicts the life and struggle of
the fishing community and the dangers
they experience when gales strike the
Canvas Of Anthropology
of 40 papers documenting the wide
sweep of anthropology This is a
collection of 40 papers in three
sections — archaeological
anthropology, physical anthropology,
and social anthropology— dedicated
to D.K.Bhattacharya who distinguished
. . .
handy book on the holy hymn of Andal
is surely bound to be a welcome
publication, especially when it is
from the pen of a scholar of the
stature of Manavalan.
flames illumined the spaces of the
world from India in the 20th Century.
Two of them, Ramana Maharshi and Sri
Aurobindo, withdrew to the Home of
Light in 1950; Mahaswami of Kanchi
Kamakoti Peetam continued to remain in
the physical for nearly . . .
The Cause Of The Tiger
valuable corpus presenting current
perspectives mixed with the historical
perception of the tiger.
Women, Experiencing Gender
on the understanding of the experience
of gender in India This book is a
monumental compilation comprising 24
contributors, spread, slightly over
600 pages, sweeping across two
centuries, drawing together diverse
disciplines and themes, but . .
Jan: Poet And Courtesan
book offers a glimpse into the world
of the courtesan, a sort of parallel
one that went side-by-side with the
Great Indian Uprising of 1857.
book, with its myriad characters and
many intrigues is very like the city
it is set in, layered and subtle.
Jahan: Woman Behind The King
book portrays Nur Jahan as a shrewd
and powerful empress who managed to
get Jehangir to relinquish the reins
of power into her hands.
For One And One For One
author shows with the help of figures
that US consumption poses a threat to
the rest of the world.
The Tail Of A Fiery Insurrectionist
book competently explores M N Roy’s
efforts to strengthen the progressive
elements of the Indian National
Congress during the thirties and the