Book tastings

Flavour of new books this week

Published: 05th November 2016 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th November 2016 01:49 PM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

Every Gift Matters: How Your Passion Can Change the World 
By:  Carrie Morgridge, 
John Perry
Publisher: Greenleaf 
Book Group Press
Price: Rs 1,325 
Pages: 189

Carrie Morgridge shares inspiring stories of powerful gifts in action showing readers how to turn the act of giving into a vehicle for positive change. Each person can make a difference, writes Morgridge. The smallest, seemingly unimportant, donation can transform a life. 

Living with Tigers
By: Valmik Thapar
Publisher: Aleph
Price: Rs 599  
Pages: 206

Valmik Thapar first went to Ranthambhore, in 1976, at the age of 23. He was a city boy, unsure of what lay ahead. When he entered the forest, it had a profound effect on him, changing his life forever. The next 40 years, he studied nearly 200 Ranthambhore tigers.

31 Miles: Can We Ever Win Against Ourselves?
By:  Vinita Bakshi
Publisher: Rupa
Price: Rs 295  
Pages: 234

Mansa has the perfect family life—a husband, two daughters and a big house. But she 
feels that something is missing. Her frustration with being just a homemaker intensifies. 
After shifting to a major city, she decides to take the reins of her life in her own hands. 

The Kaunteyas 
By:  Madhavi 
S Mahadevan
Publisher: Tranquebar Westland
Price: Rs 350  
Pages: 397

Recasting the Mahabharata from the viewpoint of Kunti, The Kaunteyas replaces 
the idealised mother figure with a fully three-dimensional woman, providing new insights into the epic. With a split destiny ruling her life, Kunti leads a hard but uneventful existence.

Surging India: Thoughts that Inspire
By:   Jagdish Shettigar, Sangeeta Shukla
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Price: Rs 699  
Pages: 220

This book is a compilation of views and wisdom of some eminent Indian thought leaders from varied walks of life. The leaders of the country have always inspired, motivated and urged the masses to strive to take the nation forward on the path of progress and development.

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