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Saga of Cyberwarfare

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Gautam Mukherjee | in Agenda

THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING Author : BILL CLINTON and JAMES PATTERSON Publisher : Penguin, Rs 1,878 With fictional President Duncan as the protagonist and former POTUS Bill Clinton as a co-author, this book about cyberterrorism is thrilling, eye-opening, and very readable, writes GAUTAM MUKHERJEE This is the first novel from the former two-term...

Exploring controversies, nation, and identity

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Kalyanee Rajan | in Agenda

Will to Argue Author : Sumanyu Satpathy Publisher : Primus, Rs 850 This book would undoubtedly appeal to researchers, literature enthusiasts, as well as general readers interested in a deeper understanding of this multifaceted nation, says KALYANEE RAJAN Today’s globalised world is fraught with a set of controversies affecting all domains of human existence...

Declassifying justice

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Kalyanee Rajan | in Agenda

The Night Ferry Author : Lotte and Søren Hammer Publisher : Bloomsbury, Rs 399 Through layers of secrets and errors of judgment of the characters, The Night Ferry builds suspense and tells the tale of a murder conspiracy, says KALYANEE RAJAN A gruesome accident involving a canal boat colliding with a ferry...

Tale of a Mortalised Immortal

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Ronica Wahi | in Agenda

The Trials of Apollo Author : Rick Riordan Publisher : Puffin, Rs 599 Anyone who loves adventure can enjoy this book — regardless of whether they know Greek/Roman mythology or history, or whether they’ve read the preceding parts of this series, writes RONICA WAHI I heard a clap-clap-clap and wondered if the moorings...

Life after dance bar ban

Sunday, 01 Jul 2018 | JIGYASA HASIJA | in Agenda

Without Prejudice Author : Devasis Publisher : Niyogi, Rs 450 What would have happened to the dancers of Mumbai bars when they were shut in 2005? Devasis gives a heart-warming and unbiased account in this book, writes JIGYASA HASIJA Vivid, haunting and thought-provoking, Without Prejudice makes for a good afternoon read. Be prepared...

The king of suspense

Sunday, 01 Jul 2018 | APOORVAA NAVEEN JOSHI | in Agenda

THE OUTSIDER Author : STEPHEN KING Publisher : Charles Scribner's Sons, Rs 699 With The Outsider, Stephen King makes up to his fans for not having written a thriller last year, writes APOORVAA NAVEEN JOSHI For a crime thriller writer, suspense is the most crucial element. Keeping the readers on the edge and...

For India’s Iron Man

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | OP Sharma | in Agenda

Sardar Patel: Unifier of Modern India Author : RNP Singh Publisher : Vitasta, Rs 795 RNP Singh has lucidly narrated the heroic saga of integrating the nation by the indomitable Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, by incorporating the princely territories into it, says OP SHARMA The East India Company commenced territorial acquisitions in India with the...

Lessons from mythology

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | ABHINAV AGARWAL | in Agenda

Krishna Gopeshvara: The Truth of Vrishnis Author : Sanjay Dixit Publisher : Bloomsbury, Rs 399 This is a more-human-than-divine account of the life of the Hindu mythological figure, Krishna, reminding one that it’s ideology and not individuals that cause harm, writes ABHINAV AGARWAL Krishna Gopeshvara is a book that takes you back in...

A world of tax competitiveness

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | Gautam Mukherjee | in Agenda

THIN DIVIDING LINE Author- Paranjoy Guha Thakurta Publisher- Penguin, Rs 599 This book is an eye-opener on how the world gets away with illicit funds gathered through the manipulation of rules regarding tax. It talks about tax havens, tax residency, tax competitiveness, and more, writes Gautam Mukherjee There are a plethora of almost...

A glimpse of Shivaji

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | Kumar Chellappan | in Agenda

Shivaji: The Great Maratha Ranjit Desai HarperPerennial, Rs 799 This book breathes life into the enigmatic and often misunderstood character of Shivaji, writes KUMAR CHELLAPPAN Ranjit Desai wrote Shriman Yogi, a novel based on the life and times of Shivaji, the Maratha emperor, in 1968. But readers had to wait till 2017...



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‘Author Speaks’ by Amarjeet today

21 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The renowned author Amarjeet Kaur will be interacting with the Bhopalites. An event for the reading lovers of the city ‘Author Speaks’ will be organised in city on Saturday...

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