From April 26, 2007 to May 09, 2007
Commentary On Brahmasutra
This book is a definitive edition of Sankara's commentary
on the first five dhikaranas of the
Brahmasutra with the commentary,
Ratna-prabha of Ramanandayati (1600
A.D.) and with the hitherto
unpublished super-commentary, Sri
rishnacaranabhusana . . .
Anthology Of Stories
Three Decades are a long time span for a writer to evolve
and to transform his style and idiom.
Documenting Human History
This BooK, a translation of Chris Hurman's work, presents
the history of people right from the
ancient times to modern times and
talks about industrial revolution,
about how aristocracy found itself
overthrown by bourgeois revolution . .
Monograph On Tamil Poet
This book is a monograph on the life and letters of the
great Tamil savant V.G.
Suryanarayanasastriar (1870-1903) who
out of deep love for his mother tongue
rendered his name into pure Tamil as
Parithi (surya), Maal (narayana),
Lesser Known Artist
Jhupu Adhikari inhabited the two ends of Indian art —
commercial and fine — with rare
panache and perhaps this versatility
and his reticence make him one of
Memories Of The Vietnam War
It captures the varied aspects of the epic struggle against
Elementary Education: Road Ahead
One half of India is certainly not shining, let alone
poised for "a glorious tomorrow", as
it continues to stay educationally
challenged, with a large number of its
school-age children still remaining
out of school.
Tales From Economic Hit Men
The game of Economic Hit Men has just got more complex, the
corruption more pervasive, but their
operations more fundamental to the
world economy and politics, says John
Perkins who returns with his EHM in `A
Game As Old As Empire'.
The Yogi Who Became A Bhogi
For the benefit of those who have not
heard of Bikram Choudhury: he is the
Richard Branson of yoga.
Between The Broadsheets
To regular readers of Sevanti Ninan’s
media columns it would come as no
surprise that she has written such an
excellent and eminently readable book
on the burgeoning growth of Hindi
newspapers across northern India
during the last 15 years that . . . .
Sharada is 18 and wakes up on Onam day
to find out that her much loved father
Narayanan Nair has committed suicide.
An Engaging War Diary
Whichever way we choose to define it,
conflict has become germane to the
lives of South Asian nations.
Subcontinental politics remains mired
in various hues of conflict with very
real and terminating impact on its
Theocons And Theocrats
According to Phillips, the
United States faces three major perils
in the 21st century: Reckless
dependence on shrinking oil supplies,
reliance on borrowed money and
religion getting increasingly
radicalised. Americans are slowly
moving . . . .
A heady combination of love, betrayal,
mystery and adventure, this book has
Treadmill Stuff Amid Violence
They say one must never judge a book
by its cover. One must read it from
the first word to the last before
reaching any conclusion.
‘The Accidental’ has an ethereal,
literary quality, dealing with
suffering, public poses and private
The Ploy And Plot Of It All
The author suggests more than she
states and leaves the reader groping
to make connections.
Gambling With Words
Sarah Fay delves into Daniel Alarcón’s latest offering and
discovers a novel that lacks dramatic
punch but still challenges the reader.
High And Dry
The author prefers to leave the climax to the reader to
unravel. A ploy that may not work for
Time To Protest Vociferously
About 250 years ago, Thomas Robert Malthus had predicted
that human population has a tendency
to increase in geometrical progression
while the means of subsistence will
increase in only an arithmetical
The multi platinum act returns with their third studio
album. Co-produced by Mike Shinoda and
2007 Grammy Producer of The Year Rick
Rubin (U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Run
DMC), Minutes to Midnight was recorded
at Laurel Canyon and is already being
. . .
A Royal Story
"History is being distorted. It is a big challenge for
people like me to preserve it and make
sure that the right and true knowledge
is passed on to the coming
generation," said Lakshman Singh
Rathore at the launch of his . . . .
A Matter Of Rare Ability
It is not unusual for an editor in
Britain or in the United States of
America to tamper with a writer’s
Hurdles On The Path Of Learning
Politics of Minority Educational Institutions — Law and
Reality in the Subcontinent Edited by
Tahir Mahmood, Imprint, Rs 495.
Old Story In A New Light
The year, 1857, proved to be a milestone in the history of
Britain and India. In May, the Bengal
army turned against its colonial
After The Storm
The mysterious bay islands of
india, pre and post tsunami (Rebati
Raman Bera, Rs 1200) is a collection
of photographs, with densely
informative texts, taken and compiled
by Tilak Ranjan Bera.
As Music Healed And Restored
It has been light at the end of the tunnel for Shanti
Mahesh, whose every nerve throbs with
Inflows Can Turn Out To Be Outflows
Many developing countries actively woo foreign investment
into domestic enterprises.
Mumbai-based telecaster Taz Dhar receives a letter written
by a stranger moments before his