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Last Man in tower

Aravind Adiga
Harper Collins, 2011, pp 421, 699
Set in Bombay, this is the story of money and power, luxury and deprivation. The book opens up the hearts and minds of the
inhabitants of a great city — ordinary people pushed to their limits in a place that knows none.

The Exiles
Ghalib Shiraz Dhalla
Harper Collins, 2011, pp 406, 350
Narrated from the perspective of the wife, husband and lover, this is a classic tale of love and loss set in Kenya, India and finally, Los Angeles.

State of Wonder
Ann Patchett
Bloomsbury, 2011, pp 353, 853
When Marina Singh’s colleague disappears without a trace, she travels into the heart of Brazil’s Rio Negro to find him and discovers the hidden secrets of the tribes in the rainforest.

Live from London: A heartwarming medley of love
Parinda Joshi
Rupa & Co, 2011, pp 204, 195
Nishi Gupta lives in London, has a knack of seamlessly landing up in dicey situations... This book captures her life in India where she just starts afresh, a country she vaguely remembers.

Does He Know a Mother’s heart? How suffering refutes religions
Arun Shourie
Harper Collins, 2011, pp 435, 599
A book for everyone who has had to contend with pain and loss, the author tells us why he has eventually gravitated to the teachings of the Buddha.

The Book on What Ever You’re Into: Timeless Winning Truths
Kevin Abdulrahman
Jaico, 2011, pp 230, 250
There are 52 timeless winning truths in this book to make your inner winner emerge out of the horizon.

Hello Bastar: The Untold Story of India’s Maoist
Movement
Rahul Pandita
Tranquebar, 2011, pp 202, 250
This is the inside story of the current Maoist movement in India and traces the circumstances due to which the movement went against the Indian establishment.

Living with laws
V R Venkatakrishnan
Lone Tree Books, 2011, pp 203, 395
The author recounts his professional journey of 61 years that took him through the labyrinths of the justice system of
yesteryears.

Next What’s In
Santosh Sharma
UQ Matrix, 2011, pp 334, 299
The art of designing thoughts and solutions to break all established myths about yourself, religion, science, life and management is presented in this book.

I have a dream
Rashmi Bansal
Westland, 2011, pp 337, 150
Twenty idealists who believe that principles of management can and must be used to achieve a greater common good is the main theme of this book.

Best of Health: 25 Stories on Living, Healing and Hope
by The Week
Penguin, 2011, pp 260, 350
This collection of stories published in the health supplement of The Week reminds us of the value of good health.

Shibumi
Trevanian
2011, Hachette, pp 505, 395
Nicholai Hel is the world’s most deadly assasin and Hannah Stern arrives at his door for help. The mystery is unveiled...

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