September 21 , 2006
to September 27, 2006
The Pursuit Of Peace
Lessons from the efforts taken to
bring about a political solution to
the conflict in the emerald isle.
Demythologising The Nation
The stuff of human thinking contains
more abstractions than one would like
to admit. Freedom, justice, society,
anti-people, anti-labour, and
government — all float about meaning
different things to different people.
Kannada Translation by S.
Biligirivasan of K.K.
Ranganathacharyulu's Telugu monograph,
Sahitya Akademi, Ravindra Bhavan, 35,
Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi-110001. Rs.
Biography Of A Mystic Poet
Telugu translation by Rajeswari
Diwakarla of G.S.Kapase's Kannada
Monograph; Sahitya Akademi, 35,
Rabindra Bhavan, Ferozeshah Road, New
Delhi-110001. Rs. 25.
This volume reproduces the Sanskrit
text of the Bhagavad Gita, with
transliteration, translation and brief
notes in Tamil.
Economic Integration And Equitable
A comprehensive backdrop as well as a
roadmap for India-ASEAN association to
fructify and flourish.
This book is a narrative of maritime
trade in India with special focus on
Living With Nature
Based on the uniquely innovative and
wise (sustainable) uses evolved, the
East Calcutta Wetlands were declared
as a Ramsar Site in 1992.
Nouvelle But Vague
It's Abha Dawesar's best novel, but I
was completely indifferent to it,
enervated by its characters'
self-regard, unmoved by their
How Yer Doin', Mukarram?
A tracing of the seventh Nizam of
Hyderabad's life in Australia, with
all its highs and very many lows.
Cartoon, primarily is a media tool
functioning in the realm of social
science and politics. The social
reality of the Westerner is simpler
and straight forward in comparison to
ours. Even a doctor in Houston will
not have to encounter the . . .
On Mulberry St
On the day nine-year-old Suleiman
overdoses on fruit from the single
surviving tree after which
is named, his father disappears.
Of Love, War And Chilli Powder
Almost immediately you will hurtle
into a love story — one that is
hectored by adult wisdom and succumbs
to the inevitable consequences.
What Lies Beneath
Those looking for a sentimental tale
on the lives of the new shift-worker
brigade will be disappointed.
Meet My Sister The Monster!
Kasia Boddy enjoys Margaret Atwood’s
darkly witty collection of interwoven
tales, ‘Moral Disorder’.
Pilgrims On An Inward Journey
The stark landscapes of the Tibetan
plateau, and the unrelenting physical
challenges of the journey, are
captured with a solid, satisfying
Rooted In Literary Soil
This is the kind of novel a professor
of English would write, in the kind of
respect it shows for the language.
Geet Govinda: Paintings in Kanheri
Style; Narmada Prasad Upadhyaya, Shri
Beni Madhava Prakashan Graha in
association with Mapin Publishing,
price not mentioned.
A Fine Retelling Of Classic Tales
The authors achieve a literary remix
of the timeless appeal of the
‘Panchatantra’ without losing any of
the original flavour.
Today's Hit Is Tomorrow's Niche
Hits are not quite the economic force
they once were, declares Chris
Anderson, in The Long Tail, explaining
why the sales that go with Number Ones
are not what they used to be.
When The Size Matters
Sensible, scholarly books still get
published but the market rewards the
sort you can judge by the cover.
Riding Into The Dark With The Cowboys
Douglas Giles] used to teach a class
on world religions at Roosevelt
University, Chicago….Last year, Giles
was ordered by his head of
department…not to allow students to
ask questions about Palestine and
Israel….Students, being what they are,
. . .
Neon Coloured Ice Cream
Bill Bryson is renowned as a writer of
John Wright has written the wrong
book. He was the first real coach the
Indian cricket team had.
Question Of Development
The three books under review deal with
important questions using development
economics as the focus.