ON THE SHELF

Updated: Nov 2 2014, 08:07am hrs
Nehru & Bose

Rudrangshu Mukherjee

Penguin

R599

Pp 265

This book tracks the growth of the two towering figures against the backdrop of the independence movement, delicately tracing the contours of a friendship that did not quite blossom.

Gurus of chaos

Saurabh Mukherjea

Bloomsbury

R350

Pp 172

Mukherjea speaks to seven investors who have mastered the art of profitable long-term investing. He uses his knowledge of the markets to write an engaging guide to investing in the country.

Business Adventures

John Brooks

Hachette

R399

Pp 459

John Brooks brings to life 12 classic and timeless tales of corporate and financial life in America. Each is an example of how an iconic company was defined by a particular moment of fame or notoriety.

necropolis

Avtar Singh

HarperCollins

R499

Pp 268

Necropolis weaves poetry, brothels and migrants into a twisted tale. It peels back the layers from a city that is simultaneously in thrall to its past, hostage to its present and divided as to its future.

TALKING OF JUSTICE

Leila Seth

Aleph

R350

Pp 228

Leila Seth discusses several issues that she has engaged with in a legal career spanning over 50 years violence against women, the need for a uniform civil code, among others.