On the shelf
Dreaming Big is the story of how one man at the top hits rock bottom and back again. It’s the story of Sam Pitroda.
The Brothers Bihari
In the lives of two giants, Laloo Yadav and Nitish Kumar, lies the story of one of India’s most challenging states.
Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue
Maajid Nawaz & Sam Harris
Harvard Business Publishing
Pp 138, R595
Is Islam a religion of peace or war? Is it amenable to reform? This book answers these questions and more.
The Public Intellectual in India
Romila Thapar and others
Pp 170, R499
Should we care about the public intellectual? In this book, Romila Thapar and others tell us why we should.
Vikram Seth’s Summer Requiem traces the relentless rhythms of a great world that both ‘gifts and harms’.
The Mountain Shadow
Gregory David Roberts
In this sequel of Shantaram, Lin must find his way in a Mumbai run by a different generation of mafia dons.