Book Rack- March 4, 2018

My Last Love Story

Falguni Kothari

Harper Collins, 2018, Rs 299, pp 274

Simeen Desai has had rough teenage years. And  now, at 30, she must watch her husband, Nirvaan, succumb to cancer. And she will do whatever it takes to make the rest of her/his life memorable and happy,
including having an invitro baby.      

Super Siblings

Prachi Garg

Shristi, 2018, Rs 195, pp 208

In an era where trust is hard to find, siblings are  banking on and supporting each other to achieve their dreams. Here are the journeys of 20 siblings who have broken away from conventions and
supported each other in starting their dream ventures.

The Cloudfarers

Stephen Alter

Puffin Books, 2018, Rs 199, pp 176

Paramount Academy is nothing short of a prison. As Kip comes to terms with this awful military-style school, he makes new friends who have a secret. They're a lost tribe of beings from another planet who have been exiled to Earth. They need Kip's help
to get back to their land.

9 Entrepreneurisms

Sri Vadrevu & Anwar Jumabhoy

Notion Press, 2018, Rs 399, pp 251

Is there a way that a large company can be managed with the passion, energy and innovativeness of a
start-up? The authors debunk myths and look into behaviours of entrepreneurs
and CEOs who both succeed and fail.

Nothing but the Plane Truth

Pinky Eppaturi

Amaryllis, 2018, Rs 399, pp 332

An accomplished flight attendant and an insatiable explorer, Pari is fiercely independent, yet warm and vivacious. She takes you on a magical tour around the world, offering you a ring-side view of life on an
airplane, where the next adventure is just around
the corner.

Reforming The Indian Public Sector Banks

T R Bhat

Gyan Publishing, 2018, Rs 1,150, pp 346

As a part of the larger economic reforms launched in India in 1991 and continuing today, the banks in the public sector have been subjected to continuous reforms spread over 25 years. This book critically examines the impact of reforms.

Binti: The Night Masquerade

Nnedi Okorafor

Tor.com, 2018, Rs 804, pp 208
In this final installment of the sci-fi series Binti, the protagonist, who is away to study at the most
prestigious university in all the galaxies, returns home, only to find violence everywhere. She must
intervene, much against the elders of her hometown, to prevent a war that can wipe out her kind.      

Icons of Indian IT

Anand Parthasarathy & S Sadagopan

Wisdom Tree, 2018, Rs 1,596, pp 138

The roots of the India brand in Information Technology were laid 20 years earlier by a handful of pioneering professionals in government, industry and education. Their timeless stories will continue to serve as an inspiring reminder of the power of grit and determination.

 

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