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Hush a Bye Baby

Deepanjana Pal

Juggernaut, 2018, Rs 350, pp 291

When patients begin to complain of sex-selective abortions at gynaecologist Dr Rai's clinic, no one
believes it. Especially because she is a champion of women's rights and girl power. When the police begin to dig deeper, dark realities and secrets emerge.

The Himalayan Arc

Edited by Namita Gokhale

Harper Collins, 2018, Rs 265, pp 333

Focusing on the politically turbulent and often under-reported part of the Himalayan belt, with over 30 contributors, this travelogue paints a
vivid picture of the regions, highlighting the similarities and differences among the communities there.

Another life

Mohan Rakesh

Harper Collins, 2018, Rs 399, pp 392

From one of the prominent writers of Hindi literature comes a volume of stories, and a play, with themes of humour and satire. It makes a profound commentary on the human condition.

Civilisation

Kenneth Clark

Hachette, 2018, Rs 499, pp 302

From the collapse of the Roman empire to the bridges of Brunel, through art and architecture, philosophy, history, engineering and science, this personal guide to civilisation is based on the landmark television
series of the same name.

Conspirator

R V Raman

Hachette, 2018, Rs 399, pp 359

In the midst of a private party hosted by a media mogul in Coorg, murder strikes, sending shockwaves through its guests. When inspector
Dhruvi arrives at the scene, some of her suspects are prominent politicians, businessmen, and a blackmailer.

Shambuka Rama

Mukunda Rao

Harper Collins, 2018, Rs 299, pp 199

A blend of spiritual search, philosophy and
mythology, here are three retold classic stories from the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. The book sheds new light on them and illuminates the
corners that were not explored before.

Manspotting

Ritu Bhatia

Speaking Tiger, 2018, Rs 299, pp 208

Being footloose and free is fun in the 20s. What is it like in the 40s? The author embarks on a rollercoaster ride through the new world of relationships to find out. This book is a metamorphosis of love, sex and relationships.

Unforeseen

Chandan Sen Gupta

Notion Press, 2018, Rs 399, pp 313

Yousuf, a young Pakistani teacher from
Rasoolpur, sets off for India with his family for the life-saving surgery of his 10-year-old daughter. Little does he realise that this sojourn will
soon turn into a nightmare from which there is no awakening.

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