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Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning)

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Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning)  
Marion Nestle
Oxford University Press
Pp 508, Rs 1,774

Soda Politics is a story of the American food system at work. It is the first book to focus on
the history, politics, nutrition and health impact of soda, asking how we created this system, what its problems are and what we can do
to change things.

Framed as a Terrorist
Mohammed Aamir Khan
Speaking Tiger
Pp 234, Rs 250

Framed As a Terrorist is the harrowing and heart-rending narrative of an ordinary young Indian man, from the bylanes of Old Delhi, who was kidnapped by the police, falsely accused of being a terrorist, framed and kept in jail for almost 14 years.

The Noise of Time
Julian Barnes
Penguin
Pp 183, Rs 699

In May 1937, a man in his early 30s waits by the lift of a Leningrad apartment block, expecting to be taken away to the Big House. And few who are taken to the Big House ever return. So begins Julian Barnes’ first novel since his Booker-winning The Sense of an Ending.

Erotext  
Sudeep Sen
Random House
Pp 235, Rs 399

Sudeep Sen seeks to push the boundaries of the written word with his new work, Erotext. Filled with short, gripping pieces of poetry under the five heads of desire, disease, delusion, dream and downpour, Sen shows us that an endless stream of words isn’t required to speak volumes.

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