Book Tasting

Published: 23rd January 2016 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd January 2016 12:06 PM   |  A+A-

Verses of a Lowly Fakir

By: Madho Lal Hussein

Translated by: Naveed Alam

Publisher: Penguin 

Pages: 174 Price: Rs 399

BOOK TASTING.jpgPoet, weaver, mystic and saint, Shah Hussein created a stir in 16th century Punjab through his subversive poetry. The poems in this collection offer insight into the true nature of love and death.


Bad News: Last Journalists in a Dictatorship

By: Anjan Sundaram

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Pages: 192 Price: Rs 499

BOOK TASTINGa.jpgBad News is the extraordinary account of the battle for free speech in modern-day Rwanda. It is the story of papers being shut down, of lies told to please foreign delegates, of corrupted elections and of great courage.



Curated and edited by: Boria Majumdar

Publisher: Harper Collins 

Pages: 176 Price: Rs 299

Feluda@50 seeks to explore the Feluda cult. What is it that we love about this man? Why is that every Feluda film continues to run to packed houses for weeks and months? What role do Topshe and Lalmohan-babu play? This is the quintessential fan tribute.


The Smarter Screen

By: Shlomo Benartzi with Jonah Lehrer

Publisher: Hachette

Pages: 248 Price: Rs 399

BOOK TASTINb.jpgIn The Smarter Screen, behavioural economist Benartzi reveals a toolkit of interventions for the digital age. Using engaging reader exercises and case studies, he shows how digital designs can influence consumer behaviour on screens in surprising ways.


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