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After the Storm

Lakshmy Ramanathan

Harper Collins, 2018, Rs 250, pp 226

Meenakshi doesn’t want to get married. She’d rather write for the papers. But, things change when she meets Rakesh and attends a wedding in Chennai with him. In the wake of the rains and relief work, she is in for some adventure and realisation.

 

The Land of Moonlit Snows

Gaurav Punj

Tranquebar, 2018, Rs 399, pp 203

When city-dwellers meet the mountains, stories manifest themselves. Narrow escapes from remote valleys to encounters with the wild, blended with the kindness of the locals and their food. If you’re in the mood to explore, then this one is for you.

 

Pilgrimage

Ira Singh

Speaking Tiger, 2018, Rs 299, pp 141

Evocative, precise and spare, this book is an exploration of one life negotiating family, sex, love — and the illusion of home. It is also the story of middle-class India and its dysfunctions, its casual bigotry and
paralysing insecurities.

 

Inside the Investments of Warren Buffett

Yefei Lu

Harper Collins, 2018, Rs 599, pp 289

Since the 1950s, Warren Buffett and his partners have backed some of the most profitable industries. How did they make these calculations? And, how were they almost always right with regard to where they made their investments? What did Buffett and his partners look for?

 

The Last Attractor of Chaos

Abhinav Singh

Notionpress, 2018, Rs 349, pp 332

Shruthi and Ashwin are a young, happy couple working in an intelligence bureau. Except, Shruthi has a dark past, and in a tragic turn of events, her husband gets killed by a gunman sent to kill her. What’s worse is she gets arrested under false charges. Will Ashwin return to rescue her? 

 

The other

Paro Anand

Speaking Tiger, 2018, Rs 299, pp 164

Dark yet uplifting. Unflinching yet deeply positive, these stories are a searing portrayal of the minds of today’s teenagers. In this book, one is forced to examine our actions and every reader will find a fragment of themselves in the stories. The author explores themes of grief, bullying, and the daily struggle.

 

The Kidnapping

Ruby Mohan

NotionPress, 2018, Rs 380, pp 418

An idealist, Maithalli Deshmukh is inspired by a book and gets mixed up in the kidnapping of Virata Rai, a billionaire. Maithalli is disappointed and heartbroken. However, later, fate brings them face-to-face and it’s time to settle scores. So, what will be their story, and how will it end?

 

Chanakya and the Art of Getting Rich

Radhakrishnan Pillai

Penguin, 2018, Rs 299, pp 189

The author brings out inherent lessons from the Arthashstra written by Chanakya, to present a strategic and practical way of wealth creation. This book highlights the importance of a guide for thoughts and processes on the path to wealth recognition,
management and distribution.

 

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