The churning that
has EU on edge
Reviewed by Priyanka
by Pallavi Aiyar, Penguin Books, Pages 318, Rs 599.
European Union fiscal
crisis; tilt in market supremacy; a new pecking order; resolute China
racing towards its clear goals; a determined India trying to keep pace
are the focus of the book. All
that could possibly go wrong with the EU, has. And all at once.
democracy—means or end?
An Indian Social Democracy, Integrating Markets, Democracy And Social
Edited by Sunil Khilnani and Manmohan Malhoutra, Academic Foundation
in association with Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust, New Delhi,
Volume 1 (444 pages) and Volume 2 (324 pages), Price Rs 1,995.
the concept of 'Welfare
State' not just a mere formality but an ideal to be pursued by States
all over the world, India has always aimed to incorporate the basic
ideas of social democracy. This book is a result of discussions and
deliberations that took place during many conferences regularly
organised by the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
Reviewed by Angad
Taste: 7 Michelin Star and Celebrity Chefs
Compiled & Edited by Anand Kapoor, Om Books, Pages 192, Rs 1,500.
one happened to see Anand
Kapoor's book Taste: 7 Michelin Star and Celebrity Chefs on a
shelf in a bookstore, one would definitely stop and pick it up. After
all, what's not to like? The cover entices you in with that striking
photograph of fresh green herbs ready to infuse the senses with a
smorgasbord of flavours. Add to this a mouthwatering promise of glossy
pages, offering pearls of culinary wisdom from some of the biggest
names in the food business.