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Flavour of books this week

Published: 25th June 2016 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th June 2016 11:18 AM   |  A+A-

The Mindset of a Terrorist: The Strange Case of David Headley

By: Kaare Sorensen

Publisher: Penguin

Price: Rs 599  Pages 349

boo0k.jpgVeteran journalist Kaare Sorensen has reconstructed the movements and planning of David Headley, one of the world’s most discussed and analysed terrorist. The book takes into account extensive reporting, eyewitness interviews and documentation, court transcripts and emails by Headley.

Old History New Geography: Bifurcating Andhra Pradesh

By: Jairam Ramesh

Publisher: Rupa

Price: Rs 500   Pages 242

boo.jpgA narrative of history told first-hand by someone who helped shape it, this book is a combination of intense personal account with in-depth scholarship. It is a must-read for the academia and also for the general reader seeking an understanding of contemporary India.

The Unseen Indira Gandhi

By: Dr K P Mathur

Publisher: Konark

Price: Rs 595   Pages 151

bo.jpgAn intimate look at India’s first and only female Prime Minister through the lens of her physician Dr K P Mathur. While many biographers in the past have generally shown Mrs Gandhi as a political leader, here the author has presented a moving and witty account of the three-term PM as a person.

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