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Published: 12th December 2015 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th December 2015 01:12 AM   |  A+A-

Godfathers of Crime: Face-to-face with India’s Most Wanted

By: Sheela Raval

Pages: 276

Price: Rs 299

Publisher: Hachette India

book.jpgIn a candid memoir of fearless reportage, journalist Sheela Raval recounts her interactions with much-feared dons, and the revelations they brought forth about the intricate workings of organised crime within Indian borders and beyond.

 

Going for Gold

By: Nanda Menon

Pages: 214

Price: Rs 499

Publisher: Penguin

Nanda Menon outlines the dynamics of the gold market, its demand and supply, its cost of production and geopolitics. Aimed at experts as well as the general reader, this book seeks to answer questions on why gold is one of the top investment choices for wealth creation and preservation.

 

Woodsmoke and Leafcups

By: Madhu Ramnath

Pages: 294  Price: Rs 399

Publisher: Harper Litmus

book1.jpgMadhu Ramnath spent thirty years with the Durwa peoples in Bastar. Over the years, he became a student of Durwa life. He immersed himself in the Durwa world while indulging his passion for devising a botanical classification that would be accessible to a layperson. This book is an account of life in Bastar.

 

The Private Life of Mrs Sharma

By:  Ratika Kapur

Pages: 185

Price: Rs 299

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Renuka Sharma is a dutiful wife holding the fort in a modest rental in Delhi while her husband tries to rack up savings in Dubai. Life is going as planned until the day she strikes up a conversation with an uncommonly self-possessed stranger at a Metro station.

 

The Grownup

By: Gillian Flynn

Pages: 96

Price: Rs 150

Publisher: Orion

book2.jpgA young woman makes a living, faking it as a cut-price psychic. But then she meets Susan Burke, who is convinced some malevolent spirit is inhabiting her home. The young woman sees it as an opportunity to make a lot of money. However, when she enters the house for the first time, she begins to feel it too...

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