Indira Gandhi’s personal physician recollects her cool composure under pressure and her evolution into a leader.
Through the many David homes, beginning with the first in the heart of the city, one goes through the history of Ahmedabad, right till 2007, when Esther moved out of her quaint abode bordering Juhapura.
An expensive but enjoyable introduction to the simple pleasures of birdwatching, with vibrant photography and classical colour plates
A book that delves into all the questions that intrigued you in biology class but the teacher looked too prim to ask.
Subhash Chandra’s journey up the corporate ladder can be a lesson for all business management students.
Written for practitioners rather than theorists, this is a book that reflects what the Indian establishment picks up from China’s growth story .
Reminiscent of the said spin-offs in the Western popular culture, Venkatraghavan’s inspiration comes richly layered as well, with complex mythological details and familiar characters, such as the Indian folkloric beings — yakshis, apsaras and gandharvas.
Kanishk Tharoor’s collection of stories reveals a lively mind deeply interested in the world, and a writer with an elegant sense of brevity
A cross-cultural love story spanning India and America is hobbled by a precious and manufactured ‘Indianness’
An anthology of essays maps the women’s emancipation movement in India and the challenges it is likely to face in the coming years
In this rambling autobiography, Bhisham Sahni is at once engagingly self-deprecatory and evasive about giving out family secrets
In 1962, betrayed by China, India reached out to America for help. A fascinating story of what might have been a vital strategic partnership
There is no major revelation, and little suspense.
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s stories are written from the margin, against the grain and told with great skill and humanity.
A brutal novel on the plight of a land caught between the Indian army and terrorists and the hatred and anguish that tinge life in Kashmir.