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From April 13, 2006  to April 19,  2006

Birds Of The Subcontinent

This profusely illustrated field guide is a celebration of birds 


Authors and publishers are welcome to send copies of their books to The Hindu for review. While every effort will be...

Life Of Service

"Live a hero" was the stirring motto constantly on the lips of Swami Ranganathananda, the 13th international president of the Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission, who entered Mahasamadhi recently. He himself lived heroically in . . . 

The Kota Way Of Life

An ethnographic study of the musical life of Kotas focussing on the interdependencies that link music and ritual 

India Of The Future

This Inspirational book, based on the salient features of India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium, details a plan to shape the India of the future. 

Social Novel
Vyasaraya Ballala; Navakarnataka Publications (P) Ltd., 11, Embassy Centre, Crescent Road, Bangalore-560001. Rs. 175. 

Short Stories

Novellas: Madhavikkutty; DC Books, DC Kizhekemuri Edam, Good Shepherd Street, Kottayam-686001. Rs. 90. 

India And The Wto

Comprehensive volume on issues that affect trade from an Indian viewpoint

The Beleaguered Big Cat

An authoritative book about a powerful predator that is today threatened by plain human greed

Breaking Free From The Golden Cage

The tale of a young girl coping with life in a traditional milieu is engrossing as well as brutal. 

The Tragedy Of Want In India

Poverty has always dogged India’s heels, although the situation has improved over time. 

Push And Pull Of The Mba Bull Run

The book offers a peep into the frenetic environment of Wharton business school and the lives of its highly ambitious students. 

Bringing Up Mom And Baby

The book takes an objective look at the day-to-day business of bringing up a baby. 

Not A Fair Portrayal

An analysis of 200 advertisements shows that sexism and gender stereotyping are still prevalent in the advertising industry. 

Deceit And Policy

These volumes shed light on the way governments deceive not only adversaries but their own people. 

Sad And Alert Lines

His life and times (CIMA, price not mentioned) reproduces the artist’s recent works on paper, with dry pastels, pen and ink, together with some earlier paintings. 

Suite Extraordinaire

The author of this book and how it came to be published can be the theme of a novel. Irène Némirovsky was born in Kiev in 1903. 

Taking Another Swipe At The Left

When a person purchases a book priced at no less than Rs 500, he expects it to broaden his mind and enrich his analytical faculty. 

Get The Real Picture

On 1 October 1949, a fifty-six-year-old fat, balding peasant named Mao Zedong proclaimed the foundation of the People’s Republic of China from a building in the forbidden city. Mao not only became the ruler of the world’s most populous . . . 

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