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The nothing man

Ajay Khullar

Rupa, 2011, pp 184,Rs. 195
It is the story of a failed author in search of a second chance, a hero soul searching for the man within, a cause-junkie looking for a true cause, a heartbreaker in search of love...

The offsite

Hema Gollamudi
Mudranik Technology, 2011, pp 274,Rs. 295
This is the story of the employees of a software company who are offsite to celebrate their company’ success. What unfolds next is totally unexpected, as the team finds out that their director is missing, who is then found killed.

Ship Breaker

Paolo Bacigalupi
Hachette, 2011, pp 326,Rs. 299
Nailer’s time is running out. He’s getting too big for his work. And once he’s of the crew he’s on his own, stuck in a shack on the beach with no money, no food and no way of earning his keep.

The (in)eligible bachelors

Ruchita Misra
Rupa, 2011, pp 242,Rs. 195
The book follows the life of Kasturi, a fresh MBA graduate with a great job in hand. She is also geeky and single at 24. The biggest sore point in her life is her dominating, marriage-obsessed mother who is hell bent on getting her married at the earliest.

Public relations in india — new tasks and responsibilities

V J Vilanilam
Sage, 2011, pp 291,Rs. 395

The book is a review of the history of Public Relations and a critical analysis of the value of PR as an essential feature of the management function.

Re-visioning of indian cities — the urban renewal mission

K C Sivaramakrishnan
Sage, 2011, pp 278,Rs. 695
The book probes the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission right from its inception to its present day avatar.

Locating cultural change — theory, method, process

Edited by Partha Pratim Basu and Ishita Chanda
Sage, 2011, pp 279,Rs.795
A collection of essays by various writers, the book seeks to capture the vibrancy of cultural processes through a range of things that are a part of our daily lives.

Women in indian borderland

Edited by Paula Banerjee & Anasua Basu Ray
Sage, 2011, pp 234,Rs. 595
A collection of essays that examines stories of women whose lives are intertwined with borders, and who resist everyday violence in all its myriad forms.

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