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Book Rack

Eat. Delete.
Pooja Makhija
Harper Collins, 2012, pp 240, 199
What if weight gain is just a symptom? A symptom not only of how we eat food, but how we treat food? A symptom of not only how we cook food, but how we look at food? The author has worked with psychologists to give the reader a combined mind and body weight loss solution. Figure out not just what to eat, but also why you eat the way you do.

The collected speeches of somnath chatterjee
Somnath Chatterjee
Westland, 2012, pp 596 695
This book brings together Somnath Chatterjee’s most powerful speeches during his tenure as the Speaker of the Lok Sabha. It covers his pleas for parliamentary democracy and political reform, and his analysis of the economy and India’s role in the world — a necessary adjunct for any student of India’s democracy.

In The Hot Unconscious: An Indian Journey
Charles Foster
Tranquebar, 2012, pp 215, 250
As the author crosses sacred rivers, navigates the Himalayas and fights the heat of the south, he begins an even more compelling odyssey: a voyage within. Foster confronts his own religious presumptions and questions what it means to be realised. Mostly, he questions if his expedition can lead him to that still centre.

Nirupama Subramanian
Harper Collins, 2012, pp 273, 250
Varun and Gayatri Sarin, a not-so-happily-married-couple, are trying to come to terms with their life in India after several years of living abroad. Then, Varun meets Sweety, a young mother of twins, who is living her dream life in a nuclear family. Everything changes, for him, for Sweety, and insidiously, for everyone around them.

Daughter of Smoke and Bone
Laini Taylor
Hachette, 2012, pp 432, 350
Karou, a 17-year-old art student in Prague, is also errand girl to a monstrous creature in Elsewhere, Brimstone, the closest thing she has to a family. The doors to Elsewhere are closing; Karou must choose between the safety of human life and the war-ravaged world that she partly belongs to, holding answers she always sought.

Cosmos revealing unified will
Taqi Husain Al-Musawi
Wordizen Books, 2012, pp 599 395
Science and religion have come together in this new era of human civilisation in which scientific research focuses on dark matter and energy, a topic of interest to all religions in the pursuit of spiritual matters.

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