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Published: 02nd January 2016 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st January 2016 04:28 AM   |  A+A-

The New Xenophobia

By: Tabish Khair

Pages: 220

Price: Rs495

Publisher: Oxford University Press

BA.jpgIn The New Xenophobia, Khair studies this fear in a historical and socio-economic context. Tracing changes in xenophobic thinking over three decades, he studies the relationship of xenophobia with power and shows how changes in capitalism have altered the image of the stranger.

 

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A Man for All Seasons

By: Kingshuk Nag

Pages: 189

Price: Rs395

Publisher:

Rupa

BB.jpgJournalist Kingshuk Nag traces the political journey of this tall parliamentarian of over four decades, who was conferred the Bharat Ratna in 2014.  The book is a definitive account of the life and times of one of India’s most illustrious non-Congress leaders.

 

Rusty and the Magic Mountain

By: Ruskin Bond

Pages: 122  Price: Rs299

Publisher: Puffin

BC.jpgRusty and his friends find adventure in no small measure when they set out to climb a mysterious mountain. Ruskin Bond returns with a brand-new Rusty adventure after more than a decade. A rollicking tale of humour and enchantment, Rusty and the Magic Mountain will win the much-loved character of Rusty a whole new band of followers.

 

BD.jpgThe Hawk Hunters

By:  Pushpendra Singh

Pages: 287

Price: Rs299

Publisher: Platinum Press

Guru Gobind Singh commands Banda Bahadur to liberate Punjab from the tyrannical Mughal rule. Bahadur sets out from Nanded with only twenty-five soldiers. Would Banda Bahadur’s raw, ill-equipped sparrows be able to hunt down the mighty Mughal hawk?

 

Antisocial

By: Arun Krishnan

Pages: 261

Price: Rs299

Publisher: Harper Black

BE.jpgArjun Clarkson, a bright young ad agency executive, is having a drink with his ex-colleague, Emily Hayes. For years, Arjun has suffered due to his miserable childhood and the cruelty of an abusive foster mother. Unaware of his past, Emily triggers a disturbing memory and Arjun ends up killing her.



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