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Whispering Waves: a novel

Author: Sita Nanda, Publisher: Tethys, an imprint of Yatra Books, (Pp 300, ISBN 978-93-83125-22-7, Rs 599) Written all of fifty years ago, this powerful mix of nostalgia and sharp social insights, Whispering Waves by Sita Nanda, brings…

Natural Health & Healing

Author: Kamal K Anand, Publisher: Notion Press (Pp 122, ISBN 978-1-946204-79-0, Rs 150) This book is for all those who wish to lead a youthful, healthy and happy life, that too without medication. It guides people, especially children and…

Alphabets of Good Life

Author: JP Vaswani Publisher: Gita Publishing House (Pp 520, ISBN 978-93-86004-09-3, Rs 600) When a book is from Rev. Dada J P Vaswani, then you are sure to get valuable lessons of life. This is a comprehensive collection of innate wisdom…

Narendra Modi Creative Disruptor

Author: R. Balashankar, Publisher: Konark Publishers (Pp270, ISBN 978-93-220-0845-1, Rs 650) It is difficult to describe a man, who is rather unusual, and a tremendous personality, and who gave an impression of enormous strength and inner…

Publishers on Publishing

Author: Nitasha Devasar Publisher: All About Book Publishing (Pp 304, ISBN 978-81-936594-0-3, Rs 450) Publishing generally, and Indian publishing, in particular has fascinated me ever since I worked in a publishing company as an editor in…

It’s All About Etiquettes

Author: Sanjay Rajpal, Publisher: Zorba Books (Pp 180, ISBN 978-93-8745-646-4, 299) When I first looked at the cover of the book, I was little confused. When I flipped the book, then I could read the title ‘It’s All About Etiquettes.’…

Gauri

Author: Smriti Sekhar, Publisher: Moonlight Books, (Pp 206, ISBN: 978-8193683903, Rs 260) In a time and place, when girls weren't thought worthy of opinions, a certain girl develops a political one. This book is about a village girl named…

Invisible Walls

Author: Chandrika Balan, Publisher: Thornbird, An imprint of Niyogi Books (Pp 128, ISBN 978-93-86906-32-8, Rs 250) Invisible Walls is about two women, Aparna and Kamala, whose lives run in parallel, though they do not know each other.…

Two Sisters

Author: RabindranathTagore Translator: Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee (Pp 79, ISBN 978-93-86906-66-3, Rs 150) When there is a book by Tagore, it is sure to touch the reader profoundly. The storyline, the characters and the situations are so…

The Black Princess

Author: Maggie Voysey Paun, Publisher: Moonlight Publishers (Pp 326, ISBN 978-81-9363-136-2, Rs 350) The Black Princess is based on a true story. The book is about Helena Bennett, who lives alone in the remote Sussex countryside. Her…