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2G Spectrum Scam2G Spectrum Scam

Subramanian Swamy

Har Anand Publications, 2011, pp 304, Rs 595
The ramifications of the monumental 2G spectrum scam has been explained in this book.

His Majesty’s Opponent

Sugata Bose
Penguin, 2011, pp 388, Rs 699
Both intimate and global in significance, it is the portrait of Subhash Chandra Bose who was a legend larger than life.

The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New  Generation The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New Generation

Jay Elliot with William L Simon

Jaico Books, 2011, pp 259, Rs 250
Steve Job’s singular iLeadership style is based on four major principles of product, talent, organisation and marketing. This book gives an insider’s perspective.

Don’t go away. We’ll be right back: The Oops and Downs of Advertising

Indu Balachandran
Tranquebar, 2011, pp 186, Rs 250
This book consists of insights into the world of advertising for all those who think programmes interrupt commercials.

Brick by Red Brick: Ravi Matthai and the Making of IIM Ahmedabad

T T Ram Mohan
Rupa & Co, 2011, pp 281, Rs 495
This book is about the conception of IIMA, its distinctive
governance structure and its unique culture.

An Early Communist: Muzaffar Ahmad in Calcutta 1913-1929

Suchetana Chattopadhyay
Tulika Books, 2011, pp 305, Rs 600
This book examines how writer-turned-activist Muzaffar Ahmad’s life converged with a significant phase in the social and political history of India and the world.

In the Shadow of Legends

Sujata Sankranti
Rupa and Co, 2011, pp 275, Rs 195
Set in Kattuvalli in coastal Kerala, this novel is the saga of a family that is sucked into the vortex of a ruthless ideological warfare spanning two nations, India and the erstwhile Soviet Union.

Invisible Lines

Ruby Zaman
Harper Collins, 2011, pp 308, Rs 299
This novel explores the enduring imprint of the Liberation War of Bangladesh — the rebellion that created a country and changed the lives of millions.

Crazy Times with Uncle Ken

Ruskin Bond
Puffin Books, 2011, pp 158, Rs 175
Uncle Ken was one of those people who went through life without having to do much. This collection includes old classics as well as new stories around him.

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