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Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India's Green Movement authored by Sunita Narain

Nov 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The book is Narain’s personal account. The book includes an “environmental manifesto” in which she lays out an outline for the direction India must take, if it is to deal with the exigencies of climate change and environmental degradation.

Death Under the Deodars authored by Ruskin Bond released

Nov 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Comprising 8 new thriller stories, the book narrates a murder mystery featuring an elderly woman-Miss Ripley-Bean and her friends.

Vice President Hamid Ansari releases book titled An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India

Nov 8, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The book offers an insight on the ways in which the colonizers exploited India, ranging from the drain of national resources to Britain, the destruction of the Indian textile, steel-making and shipping industries, and the negative transformation of agriculture.

The Adivasi Will Not Dance authored by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

Oct 22, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar is also author of the critically acclaimed novel The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey, which was shortlisted for The Hindu Prize 2014 and the Crossword Book Award 2014.

The Sleepwalker's Dream authored by Dhrubajyoti Borah released

Oct 21, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The book narrates the journey of a group of militants towards an elusive freedom and an uncertain future.

Author Arundahti Roy announces second novel titled The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Oct 14, 2016
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

It is after 19 years that Roy has announced the release of her next novel after her Booker prize-winning novel The God of Small Things was published.

Venkaiah Naidu releases book titled Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy

Oct 6, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The book draws round the progress and the indelible imprint on the conduct of India’s Foreign Policy by the Prime Minister Modi in the last two and a half years.

Democrats and Dissenters authored by Ramachandra Guha released

Sep 22, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Democrats and Dissenters cover a wide range of themes: from the varying national projects of India’s neighbours to political debates within India itself and more.

His Bloody Project authored by Graeme Macrae Burnet shortlisted for Man Booker prize

Sep 16, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

His Bloody Project, a crime thriller, is one of the six books that was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker prize.

The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History authored by Sanjeev Sanyal

Aug 23, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

In the book, Sanyal narrates a fascinating tale about the earliest human migrations out of Africa and the great cities of Angkor and Vijayanagar, medieval Arab empires and Chinese treasure fleets, the rivalries of European colonial powers and a new dawn.

R D Burmania: Panchamemoirs authored by Chaitanya Padukone released

Aug 2, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The book throws light on the legendary musician Rahul Dev Burman, whose cabaret tunes still reverberate at pubs and discotheques. It also claims that Burman hated composing such songs.

India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears authored by Ravi Velloor

Aug 1, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

It describes key aspects of the country’s development in the last 10 years, expressing fresh hopes but also new fears under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable authored by Amitav Ghosh

Jul 20, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The book addresses the challenges of representing the complexity of climate change in literature and the responsibility of writers to document the extreme reality humans are now facing.

Courage & Commitment authored by Margaret Alva

Jul 16, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The book presents the detail of Alva’s forty-year career under four Prime Ministers, namely Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, PV Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh.

Who Moved My Interest Rate? authored by Duvvuri Subbarao

Jul 15, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The book gives an account of the dilemmas Subbarao confronted while leading the Reserve Bank through the extraordinary economic and political challenges India and world faced from 2008 to 2013.

Ringside With Vijender authored by Rudraneil Sengupta released

Jul 13, 2016
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Ringside With Vijender, published by Juggernaut Books, throws light on the Beijing Olympics bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh's life post his transition to the world of pro boxing.

A Life in Diplomacy authored by MK Rasgotra

Jun 22, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The book provides a ringside view of the beginnings of ethnic violence in Sri Lanka, the last years of the Cold War, Indira Gandhi's assassination and the Bhopal gas disaster.

The Unseen Indira Gandhi authored by Dr KP Mathur released

Jun 2, 2016
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The author in his book said that Mrs Gandhi’s was always more fond of her elder Daughter in Law, Sonia Gandhi, but after Sanjay’s death she became a little more inclined towards Maneka and wanted Maneka to come and help her in politics.

Book Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up authored by Rana Ayyub released

May 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The book is an account of an eight-month long undercover investigation by journalist, who posed herself as Maithili Tyagi, a filmmaker to investigate the Gujarat riots.

A Call to Mercy: Hearts to Love, Hands to Serve by Mother Teresa

May 25, 2016
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The book is a collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa. The book was compiled by the Rev. Brian Kolodiejchuk, who has led the case for Mother Teresa’s sainthood.

My Favourite Nature Stories authored by Ruskin Bond released

May 23, 2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Apart from My Favourite Nature Stories, Bond also launched another book titled The World Outside My Window.

The Drowned Detective by Neil Jordan

May 13, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Neil Jordan won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Crying Game.

Chaos and Caliphate: Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East by Patrick Cockburn

May 12, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The book was in news because it exposes how millions of people were killed by a series of disastrous Western interventions in West Asia.

India vs Pakistan: Why Can’t we just be Friends? by Husain Haqqani

May 11, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The book recounts the visit by ex-ISI chief General Pasha to Washington on 24 and 25 December 2008, where he made the startling admission.

Shashi Kapoor - the Householder, the Star authored by Aseem Chhabra released

May 9, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Shashi Kapoor - the Householder, the Star is the first biography of the veteran actor.

Blood on my Hands: Confessions of Staged Encounters by Kishalay Bhattacharjee

Apr 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The book contains the author’s conversations with an anonymous army officer. It  narrates the staged encounters in India's northeast and explains how awards and citations are linked to a body count.

The Making of India: The Untold Story of British Enterprises authored by Kartar Lalvani

Apr 20, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The making of India: The untold story of British Enterprises is the first to assess in a single volume almost all aspects of Britain's contribution in providing India with its lasting institutional and physical infrastructure.

Scott Kelly to write memoir titled Endurance: My Year in Space and Our Journey to Mars

Apr 9, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The memoir will offer a glimpse of Scott’s journey to space and his life aboard the ISS. He will also recount the obstacles he encountered along the way, his early struggles in school, his training as a Navy test pilot, and the work required to become an astronaut and live in space for one year.

A State in Denial authored by BG Verghese

Apr 8, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The book explores a subject of immense global significance of Pakistan and its relations with remaining World including India.

The Kiss of Life authored by Emraan Hashmi launched

Apr 8, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The book narrates the story of Emraan’s life when his family dealt with the horrific struggle as his six-year-old son Ayaan battled his way through cancer.

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