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Wednesday, June 14, 2006


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From June 08, 2006  to June 14, 2006

Short Stories

The word, so holy, is an apt title for this collection of stories from the physically and socially

battered womanhood from Sri Lanka.

Educative In Nature

This book is collection of essays published in the popular weekly "Andhra Jyothi" for three full

decades, starting from 1960 to 1990, under the same title "Illali Mucchhatlu".

Thought-Provoking Essays

All the 22 articles in this volume are by those who lived in 20th Century India.

Print Pick

Books at Fabmall.com, new and old

Overview Of Global Economic Trends

This annual publication of the U.N. gives a good analysis of the current issues and trends in the

world economy. According to its latest issue, global economic output has grown at a moderate pace

of 3 per cent in 2005 and is projected to grow at . . .

Treatise On Gaudiya Vaishnavism

This book covers a wide range of topics connected with Chaitanya's philosophy namely, Gaudiya

Vaishnavism, besides the systems of Ramanuja, Madhva, Nimbarka and Vallabha.

Essays On Gender Issues

A wonderful compilation of Amartya Sen's work

Marx On India Under The British

His essays in The New York Daily Tribune thoroughly expose the hypocrisy of "Free Traders"

Biography Of A Kathak Exponent

A rare biography today that does not have the almost mandatory kicker "authorised biography". To

narrate the story of a living persona cannot be easy; with the protagonist breathing down the

writer's neck, the tome could well morph into a hagiography.

To Stan, My Once Hero

An unsentimental portrait of life in a time and place that is no more and written much in the style of

an elderly man penning captions to the sepia-tinted pictures in his mental album.

The Cat Who Missed The Cream

Wish she had brought her claws out. Instead the lady's intellectual baggage weighs her book down.

Food For Festive Times

A book that looks at dishes unique to Indian festivals. Festival Samayal: An Offering to the Gods; Viji

Varadarajan, Orient Enterprises, Rs. 270.

Outsourcing Wodehouse

Highly recommended for all veterans of campus life in India. Anything For You Ma'am: An IITian's

Love Story, Tushar Raheja, Srishti Publishers and Distributors, 2006, Rs. 100.

The Lady With A Candid Camera

A scholarly coffee-tabler, meticulously tracing the intrepid odyssey of India's first lady

photojournalist

Time To Redraw `The Wealth Maps'

There is a future for wealth, assure Alvin and Heidi Toffler in Revolutionary Wealth, promising

countless opportunities for entrepreneurs. Riding on that wealth revolution is India, the subject of

Aaron Chaze's An Investor's Guide to the Next . . .

To Stan, My Once Hero

An unsentimental portrait of life in a time and place that is no more and written much in the style of

an elderly man penning captions to the sepia-tinted pictures in his mental album.

The Cat Who Missed The Cream

Wish she had brought her claws out. Instead the lady's intellectual baggage weighs her book down.

Text And Drama

There is a vibrant theatre culture in India, but strangely there is relatively little critical reflection on

it.

Neglected Area

The two books consider the question of religion and its relation to the military and to education in

Turkey and in Jammu and Kashmir.

In Aid Of Israel

Israel was created by systematic recourse to terror but it leaders portray it as a peace-maker.

Transcending Borders

Nothing to kill or die for, and no religion too, and where all people live life in peace. What a dream,

but that's the world John Lennon paints in `Imagine.' "Imagine all the people sharing all the world...

and the world will live as one."

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