Story of free India
India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy
by Ramachandra Guha. Picador, New Delhi.
Pages 900. Rs 695.
All is nothing but
Vedanta and its Philosophical Development
by A. Ramamurty. D. K. Printworld (P) Ltd. Pages 151. Price not stated.
Snapshots of tough women
The Illusion of Home
by Raji Narsimhan.
Promilla & Co., Publishers.
Pages 184. Rs 200.
The facets of human life
Defining Moments: A Memoir
by Rajendra Shekhar. Rupa & Co.
Pages 263. Rs 395.
A love no less
Running up the Hill
by Anita Krishan.
Pages 152. Price not stated.
Re-look at the uprising
Myth, Memory, History
Ed. Sharmistha Gooptu and
Boria Majumdar. Roli Books.
Pages 218. Rs 295.
Voices of the spurned
by Rahila Gupta
Portobello. Pages 318. `A312.99
Early Auden poems
collection of previously unknown poems, thought to be early examples
of the work of W H Auden, have been unearthed in a school magazine.
Auden at Gresham's School next week, were discovered by John Smart, a
former head of art, who chanced across them while researching the life
of another literary old boy.
East and West meet in his work
Shusaku Endo, often termed the
Japanese Graham Greene, was the quintessential outsider who explored the
themes of grace, faith, betrayal and moral dilemmas, writes Ashish
years after his death, Shusaku Endo remains one of the most-read
Japanese novelist world wide. This despite not being a Nobel laureate
like his contemporary, Kenazaburo Oe, who won the award in 1994 and
Yasunari Kawabata who was the first Japanese to receive the coveted
prize in 1968.
Bio of barefoot girl
biography of Shakira, put together by her
first promoter, will recount the difficult start to the Colombian pop
star's now-wildly successful music career.
Jinnah & the maharaja
Jinnah and Punjab
Ed Amarjit Singh
Kanishka, New Delhi. Pages xlv+354. Rs 850
later perspectives on Maharaja Ranjit Singh
by Radha Sharma
Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. Pages: ix+170. Rs 200.
Sophistry of Dr.
by Dr. Amarjit Singh Bal.
B. Chattar Singh Jiwan Singh,
Amritsar. Pages xxii+215. Rs 250.