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Taking account

Former comptroller and auditor general Vinod Rai’s explosive revelations in his book, Not Just An Ac...

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Risky business
In the thick of things during 2008, Tim Geithner presents an unsurpassable account of the period and...

History in the making

No Country is a story of loss and forgetting, of migration and picketing of boundaries in a new land...

On the shelf

This brief history of the Tatas explores the values at the heart of the Tata Group...

Chief exemplary officer

In his memoir, V Krishnamurthy—one of India’s most celebrated managers—seeks to strip away notions t...

Precious moments

War and Gold talks about men and their fascination for the monetary metal, as it goes on to shape an...
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ON THE SHELF
A look at books on the self.
The magnificent seven
Fewer, Bigger, Bolder advises companies to follow its ‘seven-point path’ for success
Write side of history
My Salinger Year, a memoir of the author’s first job as an assistant to writer JD Salinger’s literar...
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
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
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