George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece, Nineteen Eighty-Four is perhaps the most pervasively influential book of the twentieth century, making famous Big Brother, newspeak and Room 101. 'Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past'
In the living tradition that is Hinduism, divinity manifests as the Goddess, who embodies the world, and Vishnu, who engages with the world. This threee book set explores their art, rituals, stories and relevance in modern times.
Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy, commonly referred to as Narayana Murthy, is an Indian IT industrialist and the co-founder of Infosys, a multinational corporation providing business consulting, technology, engineering, and outsourcing services.
Gauri, the princess of Bharata, has been taken as a prisoner of war by her kingdom's enemies. Faced with a future of exile and scorn, Gauri has nothing left to lose. Hope unexpectedly comes in the form of Vikram, the cunning prince of a neighbouring land and her sworn enemy kingdom
Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabut to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a freindship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter.
The story of Amit Shah's political life, struggles, rise and triumph is little known. For a leader who is often referred to as the Chanakya of Indian politics, who has dominated India's fast-paced and complex political stage since 2014, has altered its electoral map by leading the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to successive historic victories post the May...
An Examined Life is a collection of writings from politician and scholar Karan Singh. There are momentous events here drawn from Jammu and Kashmir's history, as well as essays and letters on subjects ranging from political science to active politics, metaphysics and spirituality to Hinduism as a way of life.
Animal Farm by George Orwell is an allegorical work of fiction. Depicting rising revolt among the animals, who wish to take over the humans, the author wrote one of the best satire of the era. Animals, who live in Mr. Jones farm are tired of serving human and find it very exploiting as they use animals for all their needs. Rebellion starts on the day when...
The judiciary has been the one sturdy dyke that has saved us from the excesses of rulers. But recent events remind us of the cracks that have formed: the quality of individuals apart, even the institutional arrangements that had been put in place to preserve the purity and independence of the institution-the collegium, conventions governing the way cases...
A delightful new collection from the master lyricistAfter the great success of 100 Lyrics, this new volume contains a hundred more of Gulzar’s marvellous compositions, complete with anecdotes and photographs making it a true collector’s item.
When two women - widows of the dead find themselves under merciless attack, their fear and confusion help them to form an unlikely alliance. But why are they being targeted is there a connection to their husbands mysterious deaths
First published in 1903, James Allen's literary essay became an inspirational classic. It shows how, in his own thought-world, each man holds the key to every condition, good or bad, that enters into his life, and that, by working patiently and intelligently upon his thoughts, he may remake his life, and transform his circumstances.
He finds Fraud and murders, money and power games, and a shrinking of the space for spiritual asceticism. Hearteningly, he also finds that a section among the sadhus is now pushing back. Deeply researched and finely nuanced, this is investigative reporting as its best. it is also a human story, told with empathy for a disappearing way of life
During his stint as film critic and media editor of the times of India, and filmfare editor, Khalid Mohamed would frequently interview Asha Parekh, queen of the marquee who had captured the public imagination right from the black - and - while movies to the colourful holiday - mood entertrainers.
Can too much love be a dangerous thing? Bhaunri is married, as is the custom in her tribe of nomadic blacksmiths, when she is still a child. When she is finally sent away to her husband's home as a young woman, she finds herself drawn deeply and powerfully towards the gruff and handsome Bheema.
An account of the biggest terrorist attack on the Indian city. In this book, the author takes us into the heart of the conspiracy and the investigation that ensued. The book gives insights into the criminal mind as revealed in Zaidi's interviews with some of India's most notorious names like Dawood Ibrahim, and Tiger Memon among others.
Stephen Hawking was a brillinat theoretical physicist and is generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. Brief Answers to the Big Questions is a popular science book written by physicist Stephen Hawking.
India has, since time immemorial, been a plural, multi-culture, multi-ethnic and multi-lingual society, where various steams have fed into and strengthened each other, and where dissimilarities have always been a cause for rejoicing rather than strife. These writings, on being Muslim in india, by Rakhshanand Jalil.
Hussain Zaidi is an Indian author and former investigative journalist. His works include Dongri to Dubai: Six Decades of the Mumbai Mafia, Mafia Queens of Mumbai, Black Friday, and My Name is Abu Salem.
From the creator of Hannibal Lecter and the silence of the lambs comes a story of evil, greed and the consequences of dark obsession. Twenty-five million dollars in cartel gold lies hidden beneath a mansion on the Miami beach Waterfront.
The teenage years can feel like a domestic meteor strike: our dear, sweet children are suddenly replaced by sarcastic know-alls who aren't interested in the wisdom we have to pass on. But with great honesty and refreshingly bracing wit, Stephanie Calman shows that adolescence in fact begins much earlier, around the age of seven.
Fun with Science Who said Science was boring? This fun book on a unique theme has a wealth of carefully selected, safe yet exciting experiments. Following detailes step-by-step instructions, all these can be done at home with easily available household items! Every experiment has simple explanations of scientific concepts, which demystify the wonder of...
Bound by Blood Tempted by Desire Unleashed by Destiny. Bryce Quinlan used to light up Crescent City, partying all night in the clubs where the strict classes of angel, shifter, human and Fae merge into a sea of beautiful bodies. And then a demon murdered her closest Friends.