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This book presents Buffett’s contrarian diversification strategy, his almost religious celebration of compounding interest and his tactics for bettering market results by at least 10% annually.

Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules
Jeremy Miller
Hachette
Pp329, Rs 499

This book presents Buffett’s contrarian diversification strategy, his almost religious celebration of compounding interest and his tactics for bettering market results by at least 10% annually.

This Brave New World, Anja Manuel
Simon & Schuster
Pp349, Rs 699

Often in company with Condoleezza Rice, Manuel takes the reader along on her business trips, as she meets leaders and counts the assets and deficiencies of India, China and the US.

The Great Acceleration, Robert Colvile
Bloomsbury
Pp390, Rs 499

From the devices we carry to the lives we lead, everything is getting faster. In this book, Colvile explains how the cult of disruption in Silicon Valley has sped up every aspect of daily life.

Nawabs, Nudes, Noodles, Ambi Parameswaran
Pan MacMillan
Pp320, Rs 599

Ambi Parameswaran looks at how advertising has evolved reflecting the country’s culture, politics and economy in the last 50 years. The book examines over 100 ads to study how the Indian consumer has changed.

Zindaginama, Krishna Sobti
HarperCollins
Pp466, Rs 550

At the turn of the century, the haveli of the Shahs in a village in Gujarat-Punjab is the hub of discussions about the imminent independence of India. The women look for guidance towards the childless Shahni.

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