Big Books of 2016

Published: 26th December 2015 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th December 2015 11:09 PM   |  A+A-

Selection Day by Aravind Adiga

book.jpgThe 2008 Man Booker Prize winner returns with another page-turner set in the Mumbai cricket  world.

Kohinoor by William Dalrymple

booBIG.jpgFrom the mines of Golconda to the Mughal court and Queen Victoria’s crown, Dalrymple narrates the story of the world’s most famous diamond.

Shylock is My Name by Howard Jacobson

boo.jpgWinner of the 2010 Man Booker Prize for The Finkler Question, Jacobson returns with a modern-day retelling of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice.

The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

The British author’s next, after the Man Booker-winning The Sense of an Ending (2011), looks at art and power in Stalin’s Russia through the career of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.

In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s memoir, In Other Words, has been written in Italian. It looks at the process of learning to express oneself in another language. Exploring issues of exile, linguistic and otherwise, the book will be presented in a dual-language format.

Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times

By Thomas Piketty

b.jpgChronicles comprises the very best of Thomas Piketty’s writing for the French journal Liberation from the past 10 years.

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