Book rack

Storming the World Stage: the story of lashkar-e-taiba
Stephen Tankel

Hachette, 2011, pp 269,Rs. 550

The book charts Lashkar’s development from a small group unable to make a dent in the Afghan jihad against the Soviets to the most feared organisation in India.

The scalpel
H S Rissam
Rupa, 2011, pp 564,Rs. 321

The book narrates the story of four people — a pretty princess, a dreaded don, a noble physician and an evil arch-rival – with a hospital as the backdrop.

The Darker side of black money
B V Kumar
Konark, 2011, pp 225,Rs. 295

This book discusses the ugly side of black money and the murky hands that handle it. It tells us how people follow every possible trick to hide their black money.

Sorrow of the snows
Upendra Nath Ashk, translated by Jai Ratan

HarperCollins, 2011, pp 118,Rs. 250

It is a satirical yet compassionate account of the penury and deprivation that began setting in in Kashmir after independence.

The 9-to-5 yogi — how to feel like a sage while working like a dog
Shubhra Krishan
Subhas Stores, 2011, pp 189,Rs. 250

The book tells you how ordinary items of daily use such as milk, vegetables and fruits possess extraordinary healing powers.

A fire that blazed in the ocean — Gandhi and the poems of satyagraha in south africa, 1909-1911
Translated by Surendra Bhana & Neelima Shukla-Bhatt
Promilla, 2011, pp 212,Rs. 600

A collection of poems that appeared in Indian Opinion, a newspaper edited by Mohandas K Gandhi.

Spiritual pregnancy — inner wisdom to nourish and nurture your child
Gopika Kapoor
Hay House, 2011, pp 224,Rs. 250

The book aims at making pregnancy the joyous, exciting and spiritual journey it was always meant to be.

Game of thrones
George R R Martin
HarperCollins, 2011, pp 780,Rs. 399
Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun...

Unusual people do things differently
T G C Prasad
Penguin, 2011, pp 288,Rs. 399

The book presents everyday management lessons and valuable insights to those who aspire to grow, manage and lead.

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