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  • October 01, 2022, Saturday

    Behind the good wife

    Gandhi's great-grandson recreates Kasturba's life from her diary and presents a woman bound by a patriarchal society but hardly a ...

  • September 29, 2022, Thursday

    India-China: Line of actual conflict

    The book overcomes the challenge of juxtaposing multiple actors and catalysts that play a crucial role in defining the direction ...

  • September 27, 2022, Tuesday

    A post-crisis understanding of state capitalism

    Has the Washington Consensus failed? Lalita Som's book explores this debate from the prism of case studies of eight countries, ...

  • September 25, 2022, Sunday

    Russian evolution

    Western countries may have provided too little support for post-Soviet reform, but they hardly isolated Russia, as Figes claims

  • September 22, 2022, Thursday

    Fountain pens and national ambitions: The forgotten story of India Ink

    From the names of pen manufacturers to the minute differences in their makes -Inked in India is a marvellous journey for both the ...

  • September 20, 2022, Tuesday

    Leopards in their labyrinths

    Crooked Cats is a fascinating, and occasionally entertaining, micro-study of all aspects of the big-cat-human encounter

  • September 18, 2022, Sunday

    Inside Trump's 'cartoonishly chaotic' presidency

    The backbiting led to constant personnel turnover, a dreary parade of firings, resignations and defenestrations

  • September 15, 2022, Thursday

    India's roller-coaster ride to growth

    Professor Balakrishnan dwells on key events and indicators rather than drawing up an extensive listing of milestones and data

  • September 13, 2022, Tuesday

    A pracharak's take on Partition

    Ram Madhav's book offers some healing, reconciliation and closure on the events leading up to Independence

  • September 11, 2022, Sunday

    The power of populism

    The book's title refers to a 'middle out' philosophy in which the govt creates a more democratic economy by focusing on ways to ...

  • September 08, 2022, Thursday

    How the car created the modern world

    It didn't merely influence the modern world - it created it

  • September 04, 2022, Sunday

    The science of the Nudge

    The lesson of Fisher's book is surely that we don't need more celestial inspirations for ambitious projects of human ...

  • September 02, 2022, Friday

    Netaji, all too human

    Remarkable stories about the life and work of Subhas Chandra Bose and India's late-colonial history fill the pages of Krishna ...

  • August 30, 2022, Tuesday

    Economic unorthodoxies unleashed

    Swapnil Pawar's book explores why the modern capitalist systems are grinding towards a halt

  • August 28, 2022, Sunday

    Villain as Wall Street pioneer

    But here's the strange thing: Roosevelt denounced Gould primarily for his use of a "fraudulent corporation," the Manhattan ...

  • August 25, 2022, Thursday

    Reflections of a conscientious witness to history

    Book review of India After 1947: Reflections and recollections

  • August 24, 2022, Wednesday

    The anatomy of ancient Greece

    The book is a rewarding read even for people from non-occidental backgrounds

  • August 21, 2022, Sunday

    The human factors

    Gregg's clever and provocative book is full of irreverent notions and funny anecdotes - the creative upside to being a human ...

  • August 18, 2022, Thursday

    Surviving in India's family-owned company

    By the second generation, no matter whether the family of the founder holds enough shares or not, it is relatively rare to see ...

  • August 17, 2022, Wednesday

    Revolution and the freedom struggle

    In this book, you will meet communists who questioned the idea of freedom propagated by the Indian National Congress

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    September 30, 2022, Friday

    Valley of Words Book Awards: 'Tagore & Gandhi' wins in English non-fiction

    In the fiction category, Anees Salim's 'The Odd Book of Baby Names' and Neelakshi Singh's 'Khela' were adjudged the best in ...

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    September 28, 2022, Wednesday

    Arun Jaitley's India: A pol's stump handbook

    The thoughts of the former finance minister compiled in a book could prove to be a handy guide for the many BJP spokespersons for ...

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    September 26, 2022, Monday

    Weak spots in the Chinese miracle

    Frank Dikotter's new book puts the spotlight on the many vulnerabilities that bedevil China and could lead to an unravelling of ...

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    September 23, 2022, Friday

    The voyage that never ends

    Bengali novelist Samaresh Bose's quest for the 'celestial blinkers' that blind millions has contemporary resonance

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    September 21, 2022, Wednesday

    Period pieces: A world where you can't talk about menstruation

    Human rights lawyer and writer Farah Ahamed's book is a profound exploration of this topic

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    September 19, 2022, Monday

    The rise and rise of passive investing

    With the passive investment revolution upon us, Robin Wigglesworth's book offers a useful guide

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    September 16, 2022, Friday

    Crossing the LGBTQIA+ bar

    Maya Sharma attempts to capture narratives of the Queer experience beyond the big city setting

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    September 14, 2022, Wednesday

    Tencent: Rise and hubris

    Lulu Yilun Chen's book takes a detailed look at the Chinese digital giant's birth, its rise, and market battles

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    September 12, 2022, Monday

    Insiders in the development story

    Anchoring Change celebrates the grassroots interventions over 75 years but it could have had a more diverse set of organisations ...

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    September 08, 2022, Thursday

    India's China war: The next generation

    Pravin Sawhney's book set in 2024 presents an entirely credible account of a robotic assault on India

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    September 06, 2022, Tuesday

    Memsahibs in the Raj

    Ipshita Nath's book captures the hermetically sealed nature of the memsahibs' world from the country in which they lived

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    September 02, 2022, Friday

    The unsung victims of 1857

    Rana Safvi offers an evocative translation of an account that recalled how Mughal royals, especially women, suffered after the ...

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    September 01, 2022, Thursday

    A sneak peek into digital futures

    Prashant Kumar's book takes a deep dive into the evolution of the media and content marketing landscape in India

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    August 29, 2022, Monday

    Making 'strategy' work

    Jim Everhart's book brings brand marketing to life

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    August 26, 2022, Friday

    In the name of Vishnu

    Like the others, this Purana captures ancient and medieval stories and concepts of Hinduism in a range and complexity that no ...

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    August 24, 2022, Wednesday

    Managing conflict in family enterprises

    The book poses a series of questions and suggests that each family's responses to these will determine the effective way forward ...

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    August 22, 2022, Monday

    The relevance of Kautilya

    The central message of this book is that Kautilya's advice, suggestions and recommendations are still relevant

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    August 19, 2022, Friday

    Sanjeev Kumar: In Memoriam

    A set of essays by the great actor's relatives and associates offers interesting anecdotes about the man but not enough about his ...

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    August 17, 2022, Wednesday

    The real culture of stewardship

    Authored jointly by a business leader, Chairman of IMC Pan Asia, Frederick Tsao, and an academic at Case Western University, ...

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    August 15, 2022, Monday

    Highs and lows of life as a VC

    One of the book's most engrossing chapters is about a company called HealthSouth on whose board the author served for several ...