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Stuck Like Lint

Author: Shefali Tripathi Mehta Publisher: Niyogi Books (Pp 156, ISBN 978-9385285813, Rs 266) When Trisha disappears suddenly, complaining of a writer’s block, Debika, her editor for years, is left distressed—theirs was not just a…

Publishers on Publishing

Editor: Nitasha Devasar Publisher: All About Book Publishing (Pp 306, ISBN 978-81-936594-0-3, Rs 450) The business of publishing is a strange business; some would even say that it is unbussiness like. Still publishing continues to defy all…

Scholastic Encyclopaedia of Dinosaurs

Publisher: Scholastic India Pvt Ltd (Pp 80, ISBN 978-93-5275-459-5, Rs 399) Dinosaurs have always intrigued us. These extinct creatures have been featured in books and movies time and agin. This book gives information on not just the old…

Echoes of the Veena and Other Stories

Author: R Chudamani Translator: Prabha Sridevan Publisher: Ratna Books (Pp 230, ISBN 978-93-86600-57-8, Rs 349) A collection of short stories by popular Tamil author R Chudamani, the book delves into the life of sensitive people, especially…

Durgeshnandini

Author: Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Translator: Sumanda Krishnamurty Publisher: Niyogi Books (Pp 166, ISBN 978-81-933935-3-6, Rs 350) Published in 1865, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee’s first Bengali novel Durgeshnandini revolutionised Bengali…

The Shrine Of Death

Author: Divya Kumar Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd. (Pp 338, 978-93-8745754-6, Rs 399) This is a crime novel, which revolves around a beautiful, fiery young historian who discovered that two priceless bronzes from the 10th…

Little People Let’s Imagine at School

Publisher: Parragon Publishing(Pp 12, ISBN 9781527001077, Rs 595)What is something really cool to build with blocks? Who likes to jump rope? How do bees make honey? The answers may surprise you! This lovely book opens the door to…

Is Your Mind Really Yours?

Break Free from the Shackles of a Programmed LifeAuthor: Ajay SachdevaPublisher: Niyogi Books, New Delhi(Pp 180, ISBN 978-93-86906-04-5, Rs 395)I have a huge appetite for self-help books as they help me to reflect on my life and help me…

Pull of Pulses Full of Beans

Authors: Salma Husain and Vijay ThukralPublisher: Niyogi Books, New Delhi(Pp 203, ISBN 978-93-86906-19-9, Rs 750)While legumes, pulses and lentils– Indian sub-continent consumes them in varied ways, they are cooked not just on a wide scale…