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Sam is an engineer by circumstance and an advertising professional by coincidence. Before his love story with Anna, an air-hostess, can begin, his life gets hijacked by his friend Max.

Published: 15th November 2014 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th November 2014 01:29 PM   |  A+A-

1.jpgPlaying It My Way

By: Sachin Tendulkar

Pages: 496  Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Price: Rs 899

In this long-awaited autobiography, readers get glimpses into the life of this living legend; and of the man behind the sport, the husband, the father and an extraordinary human being. This is the story of Sachin Tendulkar, the most celebrated cricketer of all time.

2.jpgAfrica39

Edited by: Ellah Wakatama Allfrey

Pages: 384 Publisher: Bloomsbury Price: Rs 450

Africa has produced some of the best writing of the twentieth century from Chinua Achebe to J M Coetzee. Africa39 is a Hay Festival and Rainbow Book Club project which aims to select and celebrate 39 of the best young African writers from south of the Sahara.

3.jpgThe Golden Pigeon

By: Shahid Siddiqui

Pages: 252 Publisher: HarperCollins Price: Rs 299

Hina Kauser stays back in Old Delhi with one of her twin sons. She cannot leave for Lahore with her husband as she is the daughter of the great grand-daughter of the last Mughal emperor. Like India and Pakistan, nations born of the same womb, the boys grow up separated by a destiny beyond their control.

Untitled-22.jpgSceadu

By: Prashant Pinge

Pages: 246 Publisher: Amazon

 Price: Rs 299

An ancient prophecy threatens to change the course of history. Only four children stand between the survival of mankind and its complete obliteration at the hands of the Hefigans, creatures of Sceadu. A fast-paced adventure,  Sceadu blurs the boundary between the real and the mythical.

5.jpgRum Beer Cocktail

By: Sukant Ratnakar

Pages: 290 Publisher: Amaryllis Press Price: Rs 299

Sam is an engineer by circumstance and an advertising professional by coincidence. Before his love story with Anna, an air-hostess, can begin, his life gets hijacked by his friend Max. Thus begins an expedition of fun and frolic, long drives, crazy night-outs, romantic music and lots of friendship.

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