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Published: 13th June 2015 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th June 2015 11:00 AM   |  A+A-

They Laughed at Galileo

 By: Albert Jack 

Pages: 251

Publisher: Hachette

Price: Rs 399

From the wireless to the computer, and from hula hoops to interplanetary travel, inventions and discoveries have changed our lives in ways that would have astounded our ancestors. Each of them was developed by visionaries who dreamt of the impossible, but who were opposed by experts who declared “It can’t be done.”

Delhi: Unknown Tales of a City

 By:  R V Smith 

Pages: 224

Publisher: Roli

Price: Rs 295

Among the capital’s most ardent lovers, RV Smith travels across Delhi examining the big and small curiosities seamlessly juxtaposing the past with the present. This anthology features short essays on the Indian sultanate, its fall after the British Raj and its resurrection to become the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

Winning Instinct: Decoding the Power Within

By: Virender Kapoor  

Pages: 260

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs 299

Winning Instinct: Decoding the Power Within is a book that intutively connects your sun sign to your emotional quotient for effective transformation. Passion, purpose, potential, perseverance are the qualities required to make great achievers and leaders.

The Wright Brothers: The Dramatic Story-Behind-the-Story

By: David McCullough 

Pages: 336

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Price: Rs 699

Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, David McCullough draws on the immense riches of the Wright Papers, including private diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks and letters to tell the human side of the Wright Brothers’ story.

Indian Kitchen: Secrets of Indian Home Cooking

By: Maunika Gowardhan 

Pages: 256

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Price: Rs 999

Growing up in Mumbai, Maunika Gowardhan learned the secrets of home cooking, Indian-style. Now living in the UK, she is often asked, “What do Indians cook on a day-to-day basis?”  The answer is in chapters of this book.

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