A Woman Is No Man
Harper Collins, 2019, pp 352, Rs 1,589
Three generations of Palestinian-American women living in Brooklyn are torn
between individual desire and the strict mores of Arab culture in this debut novel.
Corridors of Intelligence
D V Guruprasad
Manas Publication, 2019, pp 248, Rs 795
The author recounts his interesting experience with many chief ministers of Karnataka whom
he served as Head of State CID and State Intelligence Wing for a long period.
The Reluctant Family Man
Penguin, 2019, pp 200, Rs 299
The author uses the life and personality of Shiva —
his self-awareness, his marriage, his balance, his
detachment, his contentment — to derive lessons that readers can connect to.
John Ibbitson & Darrell Bricker
Penguin, 2019, pp 304, Rs 388
In a challenge, this books wants to show that the strong theory that the current spiralling growth
of population overwhelms the earth’s resources is wrong.
The Other Face
N A Mogasale, translated by N T Bhat
Manipal, 2019, pp 608, Rs 550
Set in a fictitious village called Kanthapura in
Kasaragod district, Mukhantara, now in English, spans across the life of seven generations of a
Havyaka Brahmin family.
10 Women who Changed Science...
Rhodri Evans, Catherine Whitlock
Hachette, 2019, pp 306, Rs 599
These accomplished scientists overcame significant obstacles — caused more often because of their
gender — and shaped our world with their
extraordinary breakthroughs and inventions.
When All is Said
Sceptre, 2019, pp 272, Rs 1,035
The author’s debut novel is about an
84-year-old man who picks five people
from his life and gives each of them a toast.
Gary P Pisano
Hachette, 2019, pp 268, Rs 599
The author’s research conducted over three decades, and his on-the-ground experience with big companies, provides new thinking about how the scale of bigger companies can be leveraged for advantage.