November 09, 2006
to November 15, 2006
Reporting Oil Reserves Is A Political
The potential rewards for the savvy
energy investor are huge even as an
überspike in oil prices looms large,
assures George Orwel in Black Gold.
Matthew R. Simmons takes a grimmer
view in Twilight in the Desert, in
which he talks about `the coming . . .
Though an egalitarian society is the
aspiration of many over the ages,
women had seen much subordination and
subjugation, and many a time, . . . .
Authors and publishers are welcome to
send copies of their books to The
Hindu for review.
Colossus Of Carnatic Music
Shankar Venkatraman; Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Da
Ni Foundation, 7/4, Bhujanga Rao
Slice Of History
Study of the Marwar region, its Rathor
rulers and their subjects.
Of Name And Form
This book contains 34 paintings by the
artist, Arpana Caur and 34 short poems
by Shailendra Gulhati. The authors
claim that the book is a `jugalbandi'
of name and form, in which the artist
and the poet celebrate God's creation
Lesser Known Vedic Tradition
This book is a recent addition to the
literature on the Vedas in English.
Designed as a translation of the
Samhita portion of the Atharva Veda,
the book hopes to put across the rich
heritage of the Vedas to modern man
showing their relevance and . . .
Interfaces Of Knowledge
Considering its integral approach to
human knowledge, this book is highly
informative, historical, and
Beating A Retreat
Account of the disastrous policy
followed by the Bush presidency in
respect of Iraq.
The Power To Charm And Cure
Diogo Mesana Fernandes's book on
Master Hypnotist Abbe Faria is a
complete biography of the fascinating
The Power To Charm And Cure
"Abbe Faria, The Master Hypnotist who
Charmed Napoleon" commemorates the
250th anniversary of the Father of
Hypnotism. . . . .
The anthology features the work of 79
outstanding writers from all over the
A compilation of articles on the
tourist and heritage centres in Madhya
Pradesh, Madhyapradesha: Eidu Varsha,
Hattu Suttu, is being released by
Sumukha Prakashana today.
Campus With Credo
A well researched history of the Jamia
Millia Islamia draws on the archives
and is illustrated with photographs
that evoke a great past.
Caligula & His Horse
Bob Woodword's third book on U.S.
President George W. Bush is a
desperate attempt to retrieve a lost
An insider's account of how the
political machinations in South Africa
impacted on the author and her family.
Lessons From The Epic
Vasu Dasa Swamy's `Sundarakanda' in
Telugu lends new fervour to the
much-loved episode of the epic.
In The Court Of Bahadur Shah
This is how history should be written,
breathing life back into characters
long dead and gone.
The Bonfire Of Sanity
Disregards the art, and sullen craft,
which make a novel tick. The trouble
with this book is too much tell and
too little experience—it can only be
endured in blind faith.
On the ghats of Kashi, the most
ancient of cities, a woman confronts
memories that have pursued her through
birth and rebirth.
Kashmir has always been the most
contentious issue between India and
Pakistan since Independence.
Steel Man's Human Touch
"Forever Jeh" is a compilation of
interactions people had with JRD Tata