Book tastings

Here is a selection of the best books this week.

Published: 18th June 2016 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th June 2016 05:17 PM   |  A+A-


By: Juan Gabriel Vasquez

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Rs 499   Pages 174

BOOKAA.jpgIt is about Colombia’s famed political cartoonist, Javier Mallarino, who has lived through the period of terror and was forced to leave his city following life threats. Questioning the power of memory and media, their ability to distort, inform and destroy, Vasquez plays with the past and present, challenging the perception of truth.


The Keeper of Memories

By: Madhu Gurung

Publisher: Harper Collins

Price: Rs 499   Pages 368

BOOK.jpgIt describes the valiant journey of a Gorkha family from a small village in Nepal. As they make India their home, the sons embark on their own journeys, each more varied than the other. An intense and lyrical novel, it braids history with human stories, and is full of unexpected twists and turns.


I Have a Dream: The Speeches

That Changed History

By: Ferdie Addis

Publisher: Michael O’Mara Books

Price: Rs 224   Pages 193

BOOKA.jpgA collection of the most celebrated speeches as well as lesser known ones, this book consists of all which deserve to be celebrated and credited by modern audiences. It consists of the greatest speeches that have been delivered throughout the history, prefaced by brief historical and biographical introductions.

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