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Twice Upon a TimeAnjali Bhatia

 
Meet Arpit, a bitter young man who embarks upon an incredible and seemingly impossible journey to right the seven wrongs that have shadowed his life, all in a quest to be together with Mannat, the love of his life. When Arpit meets Nishimaya, a modern-day mystic, little does he know that his life is about to change. 

Finger Print, 2014, pp 300, Rs. 295

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Beyond NJ 9842: The Siachen SagaNitin A Gokhale
Operation Meghdoot was launched by the Indian Army on the barren and icy heights of the Siachen Glacier to thwart Pakistan from gaining control of this strategically located glacier. For three decades since then, Indian and Pakistani troops have been locked in an undeclared war on the world’s highest and coldest — battlefield.

Bloomsbury, 2014, pp 274, Rs. 699

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No Time For GoodbyesAndaleeb Wajid
2012, Bangalore. 16-year-old Tamanna finds an old Polaroid photograph in the attic and stumbles into her mother’s past. It is 1982. Tamanna finds herself in her grandmother’s house where her mom seems to be younger than she is. She meets Manoj, her mother’s charming neighbour. Manoj’s granddad is a scientist working on time-travel, but he seems pretty clueless about getting Tamanna back to the present.

Bloomsbury, 2014, pp 205, Rs. 250 

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My Door is Always Open Pope Francis with Antonio Spadaro
In the summer of 2013, Pope Francis gave three extended interviews to Spadaro, the head of Catholic Civilisation, a Catholic periodical based in Rome, in which he spoke at length about his background, his Faith and his vision for the Roman Catholic Church. Here, at last, is the complete collection of the interviews with a full commentary by Spadaro.

Bloomsbury, 2014, pp 169, Rs. 499

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Sita’s Curse: The Language of DesireSreemoyee Piu Kundu
Trapped for 15 years in the stranglehold of a dead marriage and soulless household domesticity, the beautiful, full-bodied and passionate Meera Patel depends on her memories and her flights of fancy to soothe the aches that wrack her body; to quieten an unquenchable need. Until one cataclysmic day in Mumbai, when she finally breaks free.

Hachette, 2014, pp 332, Rs. 350

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The DisrupterGautam Chikermane with Soma Banerjee
The meteoric rise of the Aam Aadmi Party from inception to running the state of Delhi in 13 months is a story with three principal strands. Arvind Kejriwal, iconoclast, leader and disrupter par excellence, who has dared to defy the fundamental templates of Indian politics and governance. 
Rupa, 2014, pp 225, Rs. 295

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Manhattan MangoMadhuri Iyer
Zipping through life’s ups and downs like a high-speed elevator during rush hour, buddies Shri, Shanks and Neel hold on to each other. Neel’s the driven hedge fund guy with a weakness for scotch and women. Tam Brahm Shanks, a techie, falls for the ‘wrong’ girl. Good Son Shri, a banker, holds a secret he means to take to his grave. 

Finger Print, 2014, pp 274, Rs. 250

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