From January 11, 2007
to January 17, 2007
A coffee-table book on Carnatic music
that is neither simplistic nor
The Magnificent Seven
How we chose the stalwarts who changed
the course of Carnatic music.
A Much-Hyped Indian Thriller
When Ganesh Gaitonde discovers one of
his henchmen h as betrayed him, it
prompts a typically sanguinary
Now read Sherlock Holmes in Tamil! How
will Sherlock Holmes say, "Elementary,
my dear Dr. Watson" in Tamil? To learn
more about that, you will have to read
Manjari, the monthly Tamil magazine.
A Lucky Mistake
In November 1939, both the democratic
Western powers and Nazi Germany were
shocked when the
Soviet Union invaded
No Full Stops In Babur’s Samarkand
All kinds of books are written,
published and sold. Some exceed even
the expectations of the writer and
publisher because of the fashion of
the times. Others are left to languish
in the bookshelves for not moving on
with the times.
For laymen, as Tara Gandhi points out
in her comprehensive introduction to
this anthology of his shorter
writings, the name of Salim Ali has
become synonymous with the birds of
Guided To Succeed
Senior academics have always scoffed
at ‘made-easies’ or guides but they
continue to grow in number and have
become an important adjunct of the
backlist that sustains scholarly
Economists, even those who are winners
of the Nobel Prize, are rarely writers
of dazzling prose. Amartya Sen is an
exception, and he proves it in his
collection of irresistible essays.
The Year, Between Covers
As "South Asia Defence and Strategic
Year Book 2007" hits the stands,
editor Harjeet Singh tells ANUJ KUMAR
what makes it special .
A Ringside View
Dev Anand's memoirs will be published
For officers in the Indian
Administrative Services, an elite few
selected from among a few hundred
thousand candidates in a year, such
situation lurk right around the corner
every day as do furtive mind games and
power struggles, unexpected transfer .
K. BALAKRISHNAN (1924-84) burst upon
the scene as a fiery student leader in
the 1940s. A powerful speaker, he
could hold any audience spellbound. As
an editor he commanded the loyalty of
a generation of readers.
On The Wings Of Freedom
This novel, which received the first
prize in a competition held by the
Telugu Association of North America (TANA),
truly deserves the accolades and rave
appreciation it has received and can
be hailed as a `landmark' in the genre
of Telugu novel.
Novel In Translation
This Book, which is a Tamil
translation of Mukundan's Malayalam
novel `Haridwaril Mani Muzhagunnu'
deals with a young bachelor Rameshan
Panicker who has a good job in
Spectre Of Exclusion
Analyses the dimensions of deprivation
in Uttar Pradesh amidst no sign of a
Status Of The Girl Child
Papers documenting the status of the
girl child in the Asian region.
Memoirs Of A Fearless Critic
This book is a biography of the art
critic Subbudu by young Lada Guruden
Documents the musical and cultural
history of the classical Hindustani
stringed instrument sarod.
When Power Subverts The Law
Two seminal books question the
possibility of international criminal
justice in a unipolar world.