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Other side of the great fall

Inside the Banking Crisis brings out the financial meltdown as it unfolded in the UK—a refreshing ch...

Epiphany in epigraphs
In the Light of What We Know, a book about the friendship between two men, is both exhilarating and ...

On the shelf

In 2004, Manmohan Singh became the Prime Minister of India. Over the next 10 years, he led the count...

Economy on a power trip

The 12 essays in this collection are readable as standalones, but don’t really add anything to the b...

Polishing a nautilus shell

At the centre of Mirror City is an old-fashioned love story in an age of rapid-fire extramarital adv...

Fact in fiction

There’s more to the scenic Andamans than meets the eye—the threatened Jarawa tribe, for instance
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On second thought
Think Like a Freak is not based on hypothesis, but on facts vetted through experimentation, and offe...
Mumbai masala
Ashwin Sanghi and James Patterson team up for Private India, a crime thriller that has all the ingre...
Let there be light
In this new book, Pele talks about his life on and off the field, taking readers down memory lane
On the shelf
Travelling through the Islamic areas of Xinjiang province, into the forbidden zone of Tibet and acro...
Less for more
Indians in a Globalizing World, which says our economy has generated a large population of have-nots...
Crime syndicate
An anthology of stories pits the best-known characters of crime fiction against each other.
Ghostly chicklit
Annie Zaidi’s Gulab ticks all the right boxes for an entertaining read.
Photo finish
Capturing the Light is a dramatically-staged narrative and an unbiased, worthwhile recollection of t...
The currency wars
A ringside view of the flow of international finance, and why the dollar reigns supreme
On the shelf
Using vivid stories of individual leaders at companies like Volkswagen, Google, eBay and Pfizer, as ...
Way to grow
Worthless, Impossible and Stupid is not a ‘how-to’ book but presents out-of-the-box ideas to approac...
Strike two
JK Rowling is back as Robert Galbraith with another crime novel, getting the characters right, but l...
Soccer’s stop
Thirty-One Nil weaves multiple journeys of unsung heroes of international football that go into maki...
Burning bright
Chittagong: Eye of the Tiger takes up where its thrilling prequel leaves off—keeping the flame of a ...
Whisking with whisky
For foodies who also love their single malts, Table Fare: International Recipes with The Glenlivet i...
Corporate rat race
While everyone wants to be ahead in the quest for power, money and recognition, there are strong tra...
On the shelf
This book is the definitive insider’s guide to the UK banking crisis, the drama involved in the coll...
The big Pixar
Co-founder Ed Catmull puts down the journey of the American animation studio, making it a must-read ...
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