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From June 15, 2006  to June 21, 2006

Childhood Memories

In this novel, the author's first, the story is told from the perspective of a seven year-old

girl,Vardhani.

Freedom Fighters First

The international communist movement viewed World War II as an imperialist conflict until the Soviet

Union's entry transformed it into a "people's war" which all Communists were obliged to support.

Social Novel

The well-documented preface provides a solid foundation to the structure of this unique social novel.

Indian Banking Scenario

A rich historical perspective of developments in social banking

Where Statistics On Indian Elections Speak

For students of politics, elections are always important events.

Issues Of Corporate Governance In Pses

Corporate governance has fast moved into the centrestage in recent times in the wake of corporate

scandals which drew attention to the dire need for good practices.

Living Through Horror

Each communal attack only worsens the poverty and marginalisation of Muslims... A nuanced

narrative from the heart of the ghettos

Eyecatcher

In 2000, a group of ordinary people undertook an extraordinary journey to one of the most isolated

parts of the world: Far West Tibet. From Lhasa in the east, they travelled west across the Tibetan

plateau on the forgotten Tasam Highway.

Different Faces Of Success

Despite the fact that most serious academic books are commissioned, a large number of unsolicited

manuscripts turn up on a variety of subjects.

A Look Into The Anatomy Of Faith And Its Dictates

Kiran Nagarkarís Godís Little Soldier reflects the authorís bewilderment at cataclysmic episodes of

violence and their frequent origins in religious bigotry.

The Chalice Of Sports

Why was Lev Yashin considered the finest of goal-tenders? Why does Garrincha still evoke awe and

wonder?

Wonder-Kid

Pelť ó at least, the narratorial voice in The Autobiography ó oscillates between self-abnegation and

self-glorification.

Behind Mirrored Images

Some interesting reads in Kannada

Book Release

You want to read poetry in prose, catch hold of all those nameless moments that quietly melted into

your mundane, middle class existence, Jayant Kaikini, Kannada's short story writer, traps them with

his remarkable pen.

Bookmark

In this, the second part of the Inheritance trilogy, Eragon is back with his dragon, Saphira.

The Lady With A Candid Camera

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

photojournalist.

A Woman's Sight

Sen is praised as a "feminist economist" but it is not very clear what "feminist" actually stands for

(except for a general concern with gender issues) and why Sen qualifies

A Surface Encounter

There is a view, forcefully articulated by a shrinking band of ex-colonials in Londonís gentlemanís

clubs, that Calcutta was created and lovingly nurtured by the . . .

When Democracy Died...

The book is a personal journal, recording the Emergency as seen from an insiderís point of view.

Of Gandhian Ideals

...and human relationships that have not really changed much in their essence.

Classic Stories From The ĎPení

This collection of short stories by Yashpal is worth reading and re-reading.

A Crown Full Of Feathers!

The journal of Babur provides an insight into the life of an emperor and doubles as a record of history

from the hand that made it!

A Surface Encounter

There is a view, forcefully articulated by a shrinking band of ex-colonials in Londonís gentlemanís

clubs, that Calcutta was created and lovingly nurtured by the . . .

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