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Democrats and Dissenters Ramachandra Guha Penguin Random House Pp317 Rs 699 A major new collection of essays by Ramachandra Guha, Democrats and Dissenters covers a wide range of themes, from national projects of India’s neighbours to political debates in India. Nutshell Ian McEwan Penguin Random House Pp 208 Rs 699 Trudy has betrayed her husband […]

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Democrats and Dissenters
Ramachandra Guha
Penguin Random House
Pp317
Rs 699

A major new collection of essays by Ramachandra Guha, Democrats and Dissenters covers a wide range of themes, from national projects of India’s neighbours to political debates in India.

Nutshell
Ian McEwan
Penguin Random House
Pp 208
Rs 699

Trudy has betrayed her husband John. She’s still in the marital home, but not with John. Instead, she’s with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan.

Homo Deus
Yuval Noah Harari
Penguin Random House
Pp440
Rs 799

Homo Deus examines our future with Harari’s trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. The book explores the projects that will shape the 21st century.

Dark Diamond
Shazia Omar
Bloomsbury
Pp232
Rs 399

The hero of Dark Diamond is Lord Shayista Khan, the Mughal Viceroy of Bengal, who in 1685 was the most powerful man on earth. Under him, Bengal became the epicentre of commerce.

The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben
Penguin Random House
Pp319
Rs 499

In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben shares his love of woods and forests, and explains the amazing processes of life, death and regeneration he has observed in the woodland.

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