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A Gentle Learning Curve | The Indian Express

A Gentle Learning Curve | The Indian Express

Written by Krishna Kumar | Published: November 25, 2017 1:28:22 am The Crisis Within: On Knowledge and Education in India G. N. DevyAleph Book Company 160 pagesRs 399 The best thing one can say about this elegantly produced little book is that it is a good reminder. But if you ...

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Songs From the Shadows | The Indian Express

Songs From the Shadows | The Indian Express

Updated: November 25, 2017 2:20:51 am Available Light: New and Collected Poems BY SMITA AGARWAL Available Light: New and Collected PoemsC.P. Surendran Speaking Tiger Publishing Private Limited272 pagesRs 499 The poems of Available Light may safely be placed within the tradition of confessional poetry from India, arguably initiated in the ...

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Cyberwar for Dummies | The Indian Express

Cyberwar for Dummies | The Indian Express

Written by Pratik Kanjilal | Published: December 2, 2017 1:03:43 am Understanding Cyber Conflict: Fourteen Analogies George Perkovich (Editor), Ariel E. Levite (Editor), Georgetown University Press, 312 pages ` 2,367 Free to download The biggest security threat to a computer system is said to be the idiot at the keyboard ...

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A Blurry Inside View | The Indian Express

A Blurry Inside View | The Indian Express

Written by Abantika Ghosh | Published: December 2, 2017 1:13:25 am Inside Parliament: Views from the Front Row, Derek O’Brien,  HarperCollins, 240 pages ` 499 Two-time Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien loves to call himself a student of politics — a chapter in his just-released book Inside Parliament: Views From ...

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Shadow Lines: Journeys in Northeast India

Shadow Lines: Journeys in Northeast India

Written by Shruti Chakraborty | Updated: December 10, 2017 2:11:44 pm Is That Even A Country, Sir! Journeys in Northeast India by Train, Bus and Tractor, Anil Yadav. Photos of pristine natural wonders, quaint villages, living roots bridges, countless waterfalls and the enticement of trekking through remote areas of the NorthEast ...

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In High Places | The Indian Express

In High Places | The Indian Express

Written by Jabin T Jacob | Published: December 9, 2017 12:30:51 am Cadres of Tibet by Jayadeva Ranade As the blurb of this book says, while information about the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is plentiful in China’s official media, there is comparatively little about the people who actually govern the ...

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Mountain of Light | The Indian Express

Mountain of Light | The Indian Express

Written by Ira Pande | Published: December 9, 2017 12:34:41 am Manaku of Guler: The Life and Work of Another Great Indian Painter from a Small Hill State by B N Goswamy A reason why we have no Michelangelos and Leonardo da Vincis to boast of is that anonymity was ...

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Dreaming of the Enemy | The Indian Express

Dreaming of the Enemy | The Indian Express

Written by Gaurav Bhatt | Published: December 9, 2017 12:36:56 am Unstoppable: My Life So Far by Maria Sharapova Somebody tell Maria Sharapova 2-19 does not a rivalry make. And the 18 straight defeats to Serena Williams make ‘Unstoppable’ an audacious choice for the title of her memoir. Pride and ...

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With Due Process | The Indian Express

With Due Process | The Indian Express

Written by Rajeev Dhavan | Updated: December 16, 2017 12:05:32 am The Supreme Court of India. (Express Archive) Book name: Supreme Court of India: The Beginnings Writer: George H Gadbois Jr (Edited by Vikram Raghavan and Vasujith Ram) Publication: Oxford University Press Pages: 312  Price: Rs 689 A few months ...

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Dear Mr Gandhi | The Indian Express

Dear Mr Gandhi | The Indian Express

Written by C. Rammanohar Reddy | Updated: December 16, 2017 12:06:03 am The first volume covering the years 1889-1900 has been put together with great care by the editors, and gives a glimpse of a journey in the making.  Book name: Letters to Gandhi, Volume I, (1889-1900) Edited by Tridip ...

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