June 01, 2006
to June 07, 2006
Victims Of Exploitation
ANANTAPUR DISTRICT of Rayalaseema is
the worst famine-hit region in Andhra
Pradesh. Added to this natural misery
the exploitation of the downtrodden by
landlords in the form of bonded-labour
has further worsened the
socio-economic condition of the . . .
Vasanthi's new novel has almost all of
today's major concerns: serial blasts,
terrorists operating under
instructions and arms support from
ruthless men outside the country, the
Indian police either lax and corrupt
or fanatically suspicious . . .
A Welfare System At Work
Foregrounds the theme of care and
analyses it from a gender perspective
French Translation Of The Two Great
Attentive readers of Serge Demetrian's
Le Ramayana and Le Mahabharata will
find clues that reveal their oral
source. Demetrian has translated the
two great epics into French from oral
narratives, particularly those
recounted in Kancheepuram.
Human Rights Discourse
There has always been a tendency to
view human rights as rather western
with Asian societies having little to
contribute to dialogue on this topic
that is continually the focus of the
Social Dimensions Of Security
Pleads for a very comprehensive
definition of `security' that moves
away from a state-centric approach
Lndn Smaks Me
This 343-pg medium-fat-boy comes with
plenty of surface sass and shiny
digit-beads. Sure, it's kind of
readable, (slong as u in't expectin a
deep Joyce Ulysses type multi-level
That Familiar Feeling
Does not tell us anything startingly
new, but at least covers known ground
in readable, even simplistic ways - a
useful, honest, sincere, and
Will You Step Into My Arbour?
Excellent tracing of Delhi's Grand
Trunk Route. A must in every educated
house, school, college and library.
Deconstructing The Victorian Novel
This anthology weaves together
important themes in a historical
A Time For Healing
These poems show the vibrancy and the
diversity of the Indian poetic
An Unusual Self-Portrait
Truly, this is a story of courage
Richly Embroidered Moments
Brahma's Dream: A Novel; Shree Ghatage;
IndiaInk; Rs. 495.
A World Of Deception
Donna Leon's book explores another
Venice, a complex city of intrigue and
A Rounder Definition
What does it means to be an expat in
A Place Like Any Other
Set in Thailand, the stories focus on
hopes, disappointments and everyday
The Grip of Change is a work of
literature, not a manifesto.
Aesthetics Of Resistance
Anthems chronicles the achievements of
the Urdu Progressive Writers'
Playtime In The Pastures Of Language
Hoskoté's sense of linguistic play
comes through in this volume.
Prior to Dan Brown's novel The Da
Vinci Code, few outside the Catholic
In A New Light
"I would not be surprised if this
novel turns out to be his magnum opus
When Ismail flees his fly-ridden,
dirt-encrusted little village, he is
on a journey to nowhere.
A Master's Vision
A rare collection of O.V. Vijayan's
political cartoons and writings
provides a glimpse of his genius.
Gentle And Contained
In today’s globalized world, water is
a scarce resource, which is being
privatized, marketed and sold.
Being Famous Is Not Enough
There are three reasons. First, far
too many books are being published and
an author cannot be just another face
in the crowd.
Two Brands That Have Taken The Market
David Beckham is among the best known
names in the world today. The surname
rings more bells than those of kings
or prime ministers, politicians or
Rule And Ruin
This is the story of a day that shook
India as few other events have done
Focus On Agrarian Economy
Interesting reads in Kannada...
What India Is Reading
The World Is flat: The Globalised
World In The Twenty-First Century by
Thomas L. Friedman This is a
remarkable book dealing with the
consequences as well as opportunities
created by the digital . . .