October 12 , 2006
to October 18, 2006
Emerging Global Power
Paradoxes of a country undergoing
transformation that will affect the
rest of the world.
Ems' Contribution To Literature
Govinda Pillai, DC Books, DC
Kizhekemuri Edam, Good Shepherd
Street, Kottayam-686001. Rs. 130.
M. Raamachandra; Pub. by Sahitya
Akademi, 35, Rabindra Bhavan,
Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi-110001. Rs.
Rabindranath Tagore Recast in Blank
Verse (English) and Rendered in Tamil
and Traditional Verse by R. Pandian;
Sura Books, 1620, J Block, 16th Main
Road, Anna Nagar, Chennai-600040. Rs.
Trajectory Of Growth
A retrospect and prospect of the
Indian economy from Independence to
Medium Of Public Discourse
The Mythic and the Iconic in Indian
Cinema: Vinay Lal and Ashis Nandy —
Press, YMCA Library Building, Jai
Singh Road, New Delhi-110001. Rs. 495.
Waves Of Memory, Of Childhood
Anita Mohandas talks about her first
novel, `The Receding Waves,' to be
released on Thursday.
Philosophical Text For The Layman
Ramanuja's commentary on the
Brahmasutra is available to us in the
form of three different works: the
Sribhashya, which is very elaborate; a
simpler commentary called Vedanta
Deepa; and a still shorter commentary
known as Vedanta Sara.
A Legacy Preserved
Thanks to the efforts of Chennai-based
K. Ramamurthi, six Indian Prime
Ministers have read Subramania
Bharati's work "Swadanthra Pallu".
Flash In The ‘Pan’?
McCaughrean is the latest writer to
take on the task of updating one of
the classics of children’s literature.
So how does ‘Peter Pan in Scarlet’
match up to the original by J M
Saying It Simply
To say in a few words, Sudha Murty’s
‘Wise & Otherwise’ reflects ‘ways of
The Inheritance Of Genius
Natasha Walter immerses herself in the
bleak but compelling world of Kiran
Desai's impressive new novel, ‘The
Inheritance of Loss’.
Waters: Second Time Unlucky
Sarah Waters's change of era makes her
fourth novel, ‘The Night Watch’, a
triumph, says Justine Jordan.
When The Dark Horse Wins
For some she was the dark horse who
won the derby, while others wondered
whether new talent is in danger of
being overexposed. Michelle Pauli does
a roundup of media reports in the
event of Kiran Desai’s Booker win.
A book on `Vishnu Tatvam', written by
Kilambi Krishnamacharyulu, was
released by the Alwar Divya Prabandha
Prachara Sabha on Thursday.
Waves Of Memory
Anita Mohandas talks to SARASWATHY
NAGARAJAN about her first novel `The
Receding Waves,' which will be
released on October 19.
Dark City, Shining Past
Bihar, a smart alec once said, is a BC
state. The point is not without
Books In Every Nook
London is a book lover’s and book
buyer’s delight. In an age where
global conglomerates, in the shape of
chain stores, are eating up small
independent bookshops, the latter
manage to survive in London, enhancing
the city’s charm.
Into The Heart Of The Community
This is a concise, yet comprehensive
history of Durga Puja in Bengal.
Reading this engaging book brought to
mind Graham Greene’s comment that if
he wanted to be understood or
understand, he would have bamboozled
himself into belief.
Lessons From The Field
About the second
war, it could be argued that the
United States of America won the war
only to lose the peace.
Closer To The Bard
This biography is an elaborate
exploration of an elusive literary
genius and his world in one
This absorbing work has attracted wide
attention among both the supporters
and the opponents of the current U.S.
The God Inside Us All
Annihilate I, become He, that is the
message of Shashi Verma whose "You are
God" is being launched this Thursday
in New Delhi, says ANUJ KUMAR.
Sounds From The Beyond
Author Nan Umrigar talks about how she
found hope and strength through
Hosted by CRY (Child Rights and You)
and conducted by Derek O'Brien the
FACT (Free a Child Today) Quiz sees
some of India's top corporate quizzers
battling it out every year - all for a
charitable cause. The Quiz Book 1
features questions from the . . .