Book Tasting

Published: 10th August 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th August 2014 01:36 PM   |  A+A-


natwar.jpgOne Life Is Not Enough : An Autobiography

By: K Natwar Singh

Pages: 464 Publisher: Rupa Price: Rs 500

Former External Affairs Minister, Kunwar Natwar Singh’s autobiography is an account of his life as a bureaucrat, politician, and cabinet minister. Singh talks about his experiences in Delhi’s political corridors and sets the record straight on several events, including the Volcker controversy.


book-2.jpgLet’s Transform India: First Things First

By: V R Meenakshi Sundaram

Pages: 336 Publisher:  Atlantic Price: Rs 795

Most books on Indian Civics say administrative systems here are structurally sound and problems lie only in their implementation. This book challenges this. It explains how some of our political systems are impractical, and the reason behind failure of good policies.


book-3.jpgOff the Record

By: Ajith Pillai

Pages: 384 Publisher: Hachette Price: Rs 395

Veteran journalist Ajith Pillai’s career spanning nearly three decades has taken him from the murky underworld of Bombay to the icy heights of Kargil, yet, the stories he has written are only half the story. Now, for the first time, the ‘off-the-record’ stories are presented in this witty and engaging memoir.


book-4.jpgBrand Vinci : Decoding Facets of Branding

By: Pavan Padaki

Pages: 118 Publisher: Bloomsbury Price: Rs 299

Brand Vinci decodes the concept of branding here and now, with a fresh and unique perspective. The decoded facets are practical and useful not only to marketing professionals but also to entrepreneurs, B-school students and could also be highly applicable to one’s own personal life.


book-5.jpgThe Child of Misfortune

By: Soumitra Singh

Pages: 455 Publisher: Times Group  Price: Rs 350

Amar and Jonah played chess in childhood before their friendship was torn apart. Years later, they find themselves challenging each other again—a dangerous game of chess with extremely high stakes. A game that takes them on a journey from Kashmir to the corporate houses of London. Who will survive and who will win?



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