From March 22, 2007
to March 28, 2007
A Food Revolution Is Apace
Dedicated to `smallholders in South
Asia who face a challenge, and an
opportunity, from diversifying diets
and consolidating food and retail
industries' is Agricultural
Diversification and Smallholders in
South Asia, even as Handbook of
Agriculture . . .
Novel On Class Struggle
Chinnappa bharathi is known for the
depth of his novels in Tamil based on
the class struggle.
Different interpretations of the
Mahatma's views on myriad issues.
This Tresure trove of stories from
mythology would delight the young and
the old alike.
A Lesser Known Form Of Poetry
According to the well- established
tradition of poetry, first rate poetry
is marked by suggestiveness called
The title of this book might seem to
suggest a spiritual theme, but this is
infact a colourful and attractively
produced coffee-table volume, rich
with illustrations, about Indian
Indian Business History
The study of the evolution of Indian
business is not merely fascinating in
itself, but is also a useful
preparation for a managerial career.
Culture And Colonialism
This book is a part of the series of
collections of essays of eminent
scholars that OUP has been bringing
out from time to time.
Eating Less, Cooking Less
Anuradha Vashist's book is based on
her own experience The usual excuse
for eating fast food is in its catchy
name: it's fast.
Of Boman's World
The mesmerising ambience with dims
lights and ethnic wooden furniture was
filled with the essence of love by
author Boman Desai during the reading
of his two books, "A Woman Madly in
Love" and "Servant Master Mistress"
recently at Attic in New Delhi.
Recounting The Days Of Terror
Nandita Haksar's book, "Framing
Geelani, Hanging Afzal - Patriotism In
The Time of Terror" hits the stands.
Free Your Mind
Architecture becomes V.
Radhakrishnan's ideal backdrop for
The Making Of A Dream
Bhawana Somaaya talks about writing
the biography of actor Hema Malini.
A Time Of Quiet Desperation
March-end marks the end of the
financial year. For Indian publishers,
this is the last opportunity to clear
stock that has accumulated over time
to libraries that are as keen to
exhaust their budgets in case they are
penalized for non-utilization.
Numbers Hold The Key
Qaiser Mohammad Ali should be
complimented for coming out with an
excellent statistical survey
concerning the on-going cricket World
Cup in the West Indies.
India has been facing threats from Islamic insurgents
Independence. In the course of this book, Sashanka S. Banerjee,
a retired diplomat, charts the
multidimensional security challenges
in front of
New Delhi’s response to them.
It is 3.30 in the morning, sometime in
1968. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, aeons away
from the Indian presidency, arrives in
Delhi to meet the chairman of the
Atomic Energy Commission, Vikram
Sarabhai. Kalam has known Sarabhai for
sufficient time to stop . . .
Tushar A. Gandhi’s monumental
“chronicle” of the Mahatma’s “last
days, the conspiracy, murder,
investigation and trial” is a product
of satyagraha, the philosophy that has
become synonymous with his
Labour Of Love
Pankajaksha's book on sculptures in
Karnataka is exhaustive.
Boshi Sen did his country proud as
one of its foremost agricultural
scientists, helping the advent of the
Degrees Of Change
This is almost a slide-by-slide
telling of the argument made in former
American vice- president Al Gore’s
film of the same name.
The Story Of Mohandas
This book frees Gandhi, the person,
from his images and presents his life
A Historical Fiction Of Sorts
In its exploration of the colonialist
and the colonised, the novel is a
bravura account of the hybridisation
of cultural identities.
A Clutch Of Plays
Family dramas, a few secrets and tales
of survival are the substance of these
The Great Unread
Books by Rushdie, Clinton and Beckham
are among those most often left
unfinished, claims a survey. Paul
Lewis and John Ezard explain why...
Child Of The Night
Every now and then you come across a
novel so honest that it leaves you
gasping for breath like a blow to the
We Are Immortality's Children
Hindus, argues Golwalkar, were the
immortal, divine children of this
land. The Rigveda had announced this
to the world? The divinely chosen
children of the land could not endure
its being divided.
Get The Ego Advantage
This is the most comprehensive family
guide to health, the natural way. In
this book, author explains the details
and benefits of a variety of natural
The World Of Rave
A phone call confirms the date. The
place is still a secret. The next day,
an email arrives giving the time and
the location. A scanned image of a
roughly scrawled map is in the
When A Terrorist Goes To Court
At first it seems odd to find a man
branded as a terrorist roaming the
corridors of the highest court in the
Flashback Of A Rape Accused
Indian designer Anand Jon who has been
accused of rape in America was once a
loathed superstar in Chennai. Manu
Joseph was in college with him.
How I Made The Namesake
If it weren't for photography, I
wouldn't be a filmmaker. Every film I
make is fuelled by photographs.
An Inconvenient Life
When life is all about having
everything, you wouldn't want to waste
time racking your brains about the
perils of global warming.
The Taxi Drivers Of New York
At the centre of Biju Mathew's
riveting account of the yellow taxicab
industry in New York and the immigrant drivers, the majority of them Pakistanis, Indians
and Bangladeshis, is an obscure object
of desire called the "medallion".
As Shrinks Go, He's Cool
Honestly, I feel a bit foolish. Before
Gone, Jonathan Kellerman has written
19 earlier Alex Delaware books,
clocking them in regularly once a year
More than just an IIT memoir—a
sensitive coming-of-age account.
Lovely set pieces, but no central
character does anything to grab the
A Babe In The Bollywoods
A mushy start, an incomplete triangle.
All we have is a juicy, wide-eyed romp
through filmdom's leftovers.
The Importance Of Being Ashok Mitra
This is the English version of the
author’s biographical narrative,
Apila-Chapila, originally serialised
in Bengali journal Desh.
Priya Basil scavenges an olla podrida
from the literary ragbag. Like love
and smell, talent, or a lack of it,
can't be hidden.
Portrait Of A Writer
Thomas Keneally is the two-time winner
of Australia’s prestigious Miles
Franklin award. He received the Booker
prize for his Schlinder’s Ark in 1982.