Bookrack for the week (Feb 14 to Feb 20)

Bookrack for the week (Feb 14 to Feb 20)

New releases of the week (Feb 14 to Feb 20)

You Only Live Once

Stuti Changle

Penguin, pp 240,
Rs 250

Find the answers about your own life in this story about searching for love and discovering yourself. Join a broken but rising YouTube star Alara, a struggling but hopeful stand-up comedian Aarav, and a zany but zen beach shack owner Ricky. Together, take the journey to seek the truth behind the famous singer Elisha’s disappearance.

 

The Broken
Amoretti

Sudipto Das &
Aparajita Dutta

Niyogi Books, pp 296,
Rs 450

Join Saoli and Parush in their journey to decode the past and discover their real identities, where love can never be chained by stereotypes. It’s time to set love free; by understanding the mysteries of a cryptic poem.

 

Grains Of Stardust

Vismaya Mohanlal

Penguin, pp 128, Rs 399

Offering a unique expression of thought, reflecting feeling more than meaning, this is a synesthetic stream of consciousness that does not distinguish between journey and destination, but meanders unchecked upon the river of human emotion.

 

Rivals

Saad Shafqat

Bloomsbury,
pp 324, Rs 599

At Karachi’s prestigious Avicenna Hospital, the hostility between Dr Tanya Shah and Dr Hammad Khan towards each other is hard to miss. Will love bloom or will they end up hating each other?

 

Rumi’s Little
Book Of Life

(Translated by Maryam Mafi and Azima Melita Kolin)

Amaryllis, pp 203,
Rs 299

With nearly 200 fresh translations of Rumi’s musings on love, friendship, soul and the spirit, by native speakers of Persian, this collection of his wisdom nuggets will inspire as well as enchant.

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