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Published: 20th January 2018 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th January 2018 10:58 PM   |  A+A-

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Unhurried Tales: My Favourite Novellas

By: Ruskin Bond
Publisher: Aleph
Price: Rs 499;  Pages: 248
These stories speak of a world that has long vanished, but it is a world that has lost none of its power to enchant. All the stories unwind in an unhurried way, even those that are filled with death-defying thrills and spills and it is this quality that enables us to sink into them and experience the magic of the fiction.

Stuck Like Lint
By: Shefali Tripathi Mehta
Publisher: Niyogi Books
Price: Rs 295;  Pages: 156
A nuanced novella with a twist in the tale; a story about stories of women, who live complex lives within commonplace existences; each devising her own escape from the realities and challenges of love, marriage and motherhood, to follow one’s heart’s desire, in the most unexpected ways.

The Secret Wife

By: Janice Campbell Paul
Publisher: Speaking Tiger
Price: Rs 599;  Pages: 360
Janice Campbell Paul was just an ordinary American woman, not particularly religious or spiritual, when she was stricken with fibromyalgia. Slowly, as the sickness took over, she lost the life she had known. She was left completely alone. It was then that she discovered love.

India’s Glocal Leader: Chandrababu Naidu
By: Tejaswini Pagadala
Publisher: Bloomsbury India
Price: Rs 499;  Pages: 152
This book analyses how Naidu’s ability to combine politics and governance has touched every aspect of Indian domestic and foreign policy, from the struggle for social, technological, economic and administrative reforms to creating world-class institutions. It establishes Naidu as a symbol of progressive India.

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