Book Tasting

Flavour of books this week

Published: 04th June 2016 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th June 2016 10:40 AM   |  A+A-

All Of Us In Our Own Lives

By: Manjushree Thapa

Publisher: Aleph

Pages: 212

Price: Rs 499

BOOK.jpgWith Nepal’s foreign aid regime as the backdrop, this book is about the lives of four strangers who shape each other’s lives in fateful ways. A story about the plight of Nepalis living abroad, it reflects on the country’s recent events, including the devastating earthquake of 2015 and the subsequent drafting of a new constitution.

 

 

India Vs Pakistan: Why Can’t We Just Be Friends?

By: Husain Haqqani

Publisher: Juggernaut

Pages: 176

Price: Rs 299

Full of riveting revelations and anecdotes, this book or rather a monograph deals with the key pressure points—Kashmir, terrorism and the N-bomb—in the relationship between India and Pakistan. The author argues how Pakistan’s pathological obsession with India is the main problem between the two countries. 

 

The Vital Question: Why is Life the Way it is?

By: Nick Lane

Publisher: Profile

Pages: 360

Price: Rs 399

BOOKa.jpgAward-winning author and bio-chemist Lane radically reframes evolutionary history, putting forward a cogent solution to conundrums that have troubled scientists for decades. He argues the answer lies in energy. In unravelling these scientific enigmas, he provides a solution to life’s most vital question: Why are we as we are?

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