From June 28, 2007 to July 04, 2007
A Law Unto Itself
The British East India Company was a
colossus responsible for the creation
of the iniquitous modern world.
More Is Not Always Better
Growth is no longer making most people
wealthier, but instead generating
inequality and insecurity.
Poor Mans Ecologist
Anil Aggarwals writings tackle not so
much the black and white but grey
regions of environmental-development
Book On Sunita
Rupa & Co has come up with— Sunita
Williams: Achiever Extraordinaire by
Aradhika Sharma and Capt Seshadri.
Living On The Edge
The book reveals how Musharraf is
walking the tight rope with religious
Inside The Steel Frame
Revered and reviled in equal measure,
the elite Indian Administrative
Service offers its members a job
profile that no other service does.
Everthing In A Name
Devoted fans of Agatha Christie know
that she wrote romantic novels under
the pseudonym Mary Westmacott.
Tough But Feminine
Modesty Blaise is the mother of all
Two Men & A Globe
Measuring the World is set in the late
18th century at the height of the
What is troubling is not just being
average but settling for it.” Reading
this line from Better, it is easy to
conclude that this is a book for would
Ramanabami Natak by Gunabhiram Barua
is the story of Ram and Nabami. They
are star-crossed lovers. She, a young
widow, and he a nice but gutless young
North Block In The Rearview Mirror
This seems to be the season for Indian
finance ministers to produce books.
Jaswant Singh, P Chidambaram, and now,
Yashwant Sinha (YS).
Navy's Defining Moment
With not many books written on the
Indian Navy and the only major war
that it was used in, Ian Cardozo's The
Sinking of INS Khukri not only brings
back memories, but also throws up
issues, which should be treated as
important reminders for political . .
Everyone Wants To Be Backward!
KS Chalam has divided the book into
two parts: The first part deals with
the current status of the SCs, STs and
OBCs, while the second focusses on the
impact of caste-based reservation.
Crouching Hidden Danger
It's official now. Tigers, the
arrogant and proud rulers of the
jungle, whose realm remained
unchallenged even by the greatest of
warriors, seem to have given in,
first, to the greed of hunters in
quest of 'trophies' and then to the
poachers . . . .
Sky Is No Limit
Capt. Seshadri has co-authored Sunita
Falling In Love?
How do you make anyone fall in love
with you? Forget compatibility, a
great sense of humour and walks by the
beach. That’s so yesterday.
By The Rivers Of Blood
The word ‘diaspora’ connotes a sense
of loss — a loss laden with regret and
punctuated by a longing to return.
Of Mice, Mentors And Managers
The title, The Case of the Bonsai
Manager, at first blush, suggests a
Perry Mason whodunit. The author
quickly clarifies that it is, in fact,
about how not to become like a stunted
bonsai and grow to your full potential
as a manager.
Giving It A Different Spin
This book “traces the genesis of
madrasa-based movements and Islamic
groups in South Asia and...the roots
of the current state of Islamic
activism and militancy in the region”.
Old Wine In A New Bottle
The 150th anniversary of the uprising
of 1857 has occasioned a number of
publications. Many of these works have
been written by non-historians using
In A Pretty How Town
This is a “how” book par excellence.
Bravely compared to a car manual in
the preface, it is a bit more
The Rich Heritage Of Nainital Raj
Coffee table books are usually just
that. Glossy paper, beautiful larger
than life pictures and an indifferent
Swadeshi Is Not Against Imports,
My understanding of swadeshi goes far
beyond narrow considerations. To me,
swadeshi means making India
economically self-reliant and strong,
Us Indian’s Iraq Book Gets Award
An acc-ount of life in Baghdadâ€™s
reen Zone by a journalist of Indian
origin was on Monday selected as the
winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for
Non-Fiction in 2007.
Healthy Trends In Standards
With the footprints of major business
players spread the world over, it has
become increasingly necessary that
accounting, the language of business,
is intelligible to a wider audience.