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The Girl in Room 105The Girl in Room 105
Hi, I’m Keshav, and my life is screwed. I hate my job and my girlfriend left me. Ah, the beautiful Zara. Zara is from Kashmir. She is a Muslim. And did I tell you my family is a bit, well, traditional? Anyway, leave that. Zara and I broke up four years ago. She moved on in life. I didn’t. I drank every night to forget her. I called, messaged, and stalked her on social media. She just ignored me. However, that night, on the eve of her birthday, Zara messaged me. She called me over, like old times, to her hostel room 105. I shouldn’t have gone, but I did… and my life changed forever. This is not a love story. It is an unlove story. From the author of Five Point Someone and 2 States, comes a fast-paced, funny and unputdownable thriller about obsessive love and finding purpose in life against the backdrop of contemporary India.
from Bhagat, Chetan, ISBN: 9781542040464
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The AlchemistThe Alchemist
Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself
from Paulo Coelho, ISBN: 9788172234980
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The Monk Who Sold His FerrariThe Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
A renowned inspirational fiction, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari is a revealing story that offers the readers a simple yet profound way to live life. The plot of this story revolves around Julian Mantle, a lawyer who has made his fortune and name in the profession. A sudden heart-attack creates havoc in the successful lawyer’s life. Jolted by the sudden onset of the illness, his practice comes to a standstill. He ponders over material success being worth it all, renounces all of it and leaves for India. A visit to India about a spiritual awakening that opens up new vistas and Julian begins to view life in a different perspective. He decides to live his life once again but in a way that is much more fulfilling and meaningful than before. In the book, the reader goes through a spiritual journey and into a very old culture that has gathered much wisdom over the millennia. The book advocates about how to live happily, think deep and rightly, value time and relationships, be more disciplined, follow the heart’s call and live every moment of the life. Written in simple words, the book has turned out to be a bestseller and is more than just an endearing story. Through storytelling, Robin Sharma showcases the miracles and wonders of living a fulfilling life. In the process, the book introduces readers to enlightening yet simple principles that vouch to make life better, happier and more meaningful. A bestselling novel, what readers all over the globe appreciate about this book is its deft amalgam of the philosophies from both western and eastern worlds. The book has been followed by important personalities around the world. About the Author Robin Sharma, the bestselling author of 'The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari', first published in 1999, is an International Leadership Professional Guru who is credited with having written 15 books on leadership. He has been guiding people to live a better life, by drawing inspiration from his own life experiences. The Leader Who Had No Title, The Leader Who Had No Title, The Greatness Guide and The Saint and The Saint are among his best books. He heads the Sharma Leadership International Inc, a firm that trains people in leadership. A former litigation lawyer, Robin holds a law degree from Dalhousie Law School, Canada. This book along with The Greatness Guide has been among the world’s bestsellers and has been translated in as many as 70 languages all over the world.
from Robin Sharma, ISBN: 9788179921623
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Pyjamas are ForgivingPyjamas are Forgiving
There sitting on that porch, that light-eyed man, a pitta like me, was my ex-husband and that woman whose inner element I was unaware of, unless bitch is accepted as an undiscovered fourth dosha, was his young wife. In the serene sanctuary of Kerala’s Shanthamaaya spa where food is rationed, sex forbidden and emotions centred, Anshu meets someone familiar and deeply unsettling – her ex-husband. Bittersweet, funny and wise, Pyjamas Are Forgiving confirms Twinkle Khanna as one of our great storytellers.
from Twinkle Khanna, ISBN: 9789386228970
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Classic Fiction

Man's Search for MeaningMan's Search for Meaning
Man's Search for Meaning was first published in 1946. Victor Frankl was a leading psychologist in Vienna when he was arrested for being a Jew during the Nazi regime. He survived holocaust and used his experiences to write this book. He propounded the theory that it is Man's constant search for meaning that allows him to survive even the most brutal, the most degrading situations in his life. He said there are only two races in the world, the decent and indecent. They will maintain their innate beliefs, no matter which side they are on. The decent ones will try to help the fellow human beings and the indecent ones will be selfish and serve themselves at the cost to the others. Frankl's views were different from those of the leading psychologist of his times, Freud and Adler. His research was intensely personal and unique. His findings of human behaviour were based on the most extenuating circumstances that humans face. He suffered holocaust along with several other inmates and he observed their behaviour closely. He found that those with a capability to focus on love were the ones that survived. He based this observation on a long walk he was forced into by his captors. His companion spoke about his wife. This made Frankl think about his wife and the thought of her took his mind away from his current agony of being hit with rifle butts by his captors for dawdling. The book has been listed as one of the 10 most influential books. It has a message of hope that has continued to inspire readers down the years. About the author: Victor Emile Frankl was a successful neurologist and psychologist dedicated to saving people from suicidal depression. He was born into a Jewish family because of which he was prosecuted by the Nazi regime after they took over Austria. He was banished to Nazi Theresienstadt Ghetto along with his family in 1942. He continued to practice as a Psychologist there and continued to treat people with depression. He was sent to Auschwitz in 1944 where he spent several months before they were liberated in 1945. He watched his family die in concentration camps. He used his experiences as a holocaust survivor in his bestselling book Man's search for meaning. He worked at the Vienna Polyclinic for Neurology. He lectured extensively and conducted seminars all over the world. He lectured at the University of Vienna and Harvard. He wrote 39 books which were translated in several languages. He died of heart failure in 1997.
from Frankl, Viktor E, ISBN: 9781846041242
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19841984
1984: A Novel, unleashes a unique plot as per which No One is Safe or Free. No place is safe to run or even hide from a dominating party leader, Big Brother, who is considered equal to God. This is a situation where everything is owned by the State. The world was seeing the ruins of World War II. Leaders such as Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini prevailed during this phase. Big Brother is always watching your actions. He even controls everyone’s feelings of love, to live and to discover. The basic plot of this historic novel revolves around the concept that no person has freedom to live life on his or her own terms. The present day is 1984. The whole world is gradually changing. The nations which enjoy freedom, have distorted into unpleasant and degraded places, in turn creating a powerful cartel known as Oceania. This is the world where the Big Brother controls everything. There is another character Winston Smith, who is leading a normal layman life under these harsh circumstances, though hating all of this. He works on writing the old newspaper articles in order to make history or past relevant to today’s party line. He is efficient enough in spite of hating his bosses. Julia, a young girl who is morally very rigid comes into the fore. She too hates the system as much as Winston does. Gradually, they get into an affair but have to conceal their feelings for each other, as it will not be acceptable by Big Brother. In Big Brother’s bad world, freedom is slavery and ignorance is strength. This historic print is available online at Amazon India. About the author: Eric Arthur Blair who used to write under the pen name George Orwell has authored this piece. He was an English novelist, essayist and journalist besides being a critic. He used to concentrate on subjects like social injustice, resistance to dictatorship and support towards elected communism. Orwell’s work is appreciated by the influential and political world. A Children’s Bookshelf Selection: Each month our editor’s pick the best books for children and young adults by age to be a part of the children’s bookshelf. These are editorial recommendations made by our team of experts. Our monthly reading list includes a mix of bestsellers and top new releases and evergreen books that will help enhance a child’s reading life.
from George Orwell, ISBN: 9788192910901
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The Great GatsbyThe Great Gatsby
It's the Roaring Twenties and New York City is the place to be. Everything can be purchased, everyone can be bought. But, can you make money erase your past? As more and more people lose themselves to the lure of money, ironically the only person who remains unaffected is Jay Gatsby, the enigmatic host of the most extravagant parties. In this definitive tale on American culture, Fitzgerald pits a chaste dream against the corrupting influences of wealth and comes up with an epic story that can only be defined as 'a Great American novel'.
from F. Scott Fitzgerald, ISBN: 9788172344566
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Contemporary Fiction

The AlchemistThe Alchemist
Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself
from Paulo Coelho, ISBN: 9788172234980
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Pyjamas are ForgivingPyjamas are Forgiving
There sitting on that porch, that light-eyed man, a pitta like me, was my ex-husband and that woman whose inner element I was unaware of, unless bitch is accepted as an undiscovered fourth dosha, was his young wife. In the serene sanctuary of Kerala’s Shanthamaaya spa where food is rationed, sex forbidden and emotions centred, Anshu meets someone familiar and deeply unsettling – her ex-husband. Bittersweet, funny and wise, Pyjamas Are Forgiving confirms Twinkle Khanna as one of our great storytellers.
from Twinkle Khanna, ISBN: 9789386228970
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The Immortals of Meluha (Shiva Trilogy)The Immortals of Meluha (Shiva Trilogy)
An intense story 'The Immortals of Meluha' draws heavily from stories and legends of Hindu mythology that have been passed on from generation to generation. First book of the trilogy, the Immortals tale unfolds in Meluha, a land that is ruled by the Suryavanshi tribe that firmly believes in the prophecy of 'Neelkanth' Shiva being their saviour. The Suryavanshi’s (Sun worshipers) are of the firm belief that it would be Shiva who would save them from the wrath of Chandravanshi’s (Moon worshipers). Blending mythology and philosophy drawn from Hindu traditions, the gripping narrative moves with speed to have Shiva step up to take it upon himself about banishing evil from society. As the tribal leader of Meluha, somewhere in Tibet, Shiva decides to help the Suryavanshi's in their fight against the Chandravanshi, who have allied with the Nagas, a cursed tribe. As the drama unfolds, Shiva, the tribal leader from Tibet, gets caught up between the two warring groups, where a realization dawns upon him of how his choice was affecting the war outcome as well as of aspirations of rising above the conflict and its actors begins to dominate the narrative. The author has creatively woven the legend of Lord Shiva; His marriage to King Daksha's daughter Sati is this first part of the trilogy. 'Secret of Nagas' and 'Oath of the Vayuputras' the second and third part of the same narrative take the story forward as the first part ends with Shiva charging to save Sati from being taken captive by the Naga's. Spread out in 415 pages, 'The Immortals of Meluha' was first published in 2011. After a slow start, the book soon turned a bestseller and more than two million copies have been sold. Till date it has been translated in fourteen languages. About the Author: Amish Tripathi, an IIM Calcutta graduate, gave up a successful bankers’ job of fourteen years to pursue his passion for writing. Born and brought up under Hindu traditions, the writer draws inspiration from the legend of Lord Shiva, something that he has famously woven into a bestselling fantasy fiction trilogy. As an author of best sellers, Forbes India has even included him among the top hundred celebrities of India.
from Amish, ISBN: 9789380658742
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Essays

The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian History, Culture and IdentityThe Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian…
The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian History, Culture and Identity has been written by none other than Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen. The book comprises of sixteen interlinked essays that explain in detail the rich background on which India has built its foundations on. In four sections the book tries to delineate the importance of perceiving contemporary India easily. This book also goes onto explain the source of conflicting opinions pursuits and interests and yet how these conflicting situations are able to co-exist without many problems. It also goes onto write about how these conflicts help in creating a variety of opinions, varying cultures and abundance of viewpoints. Through this book, the author attempts to defend its secular politics and also tries to abolish the inequalities of issues like caste, gender, community and also the search for peace in the sub-continent. This book also tries to analyze the environment of Hindu traditions, traditions prevalent in India and huge economic and social differences. It also speaks on the topic of India’s stature in the world. About the author: Amartya Sen is a renowned economist from India. He started out as a researcher and teacher and later went on to teach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and later was a visiting professor at UC-Berkeley and Cornell University respectively. He has also contributed to his Indian roots by serving as a teacher in various colleges all over India. Dr. Amartya Sen has been awarded many recognitions and felicitations some of which are Bharat Ratna in the year 1999, the Honorary Citizenship of Bangladesh in the year 1999, the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in the year 1998 and the 25 Greatest Global Living Legends in India by NDTV in the year 2013.
from Sen, Amartya, ISBN: 9780141012117
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As A Man ThinkethAs A Man Thinketh
James Allen's books have their source in the teachings of religions across the world, especially the New Testament, the Old Testament, Buddhism, and the thoughts of World's great philosophers. *As a Man Thinketh*, the widely acclaimed book is second in the list of inspirational books written by Allen. Echoing the Buddhist teaching that all that we are is the result of our thoughts, Allen tries to establish in this book that, as a man thinks in his heart, so he is. Allen drives home the two essential truths of life through this book. First, that we are what our thoughts have made us because thought leads us to action. Second, that we are the architects of our future. If we believe in this, we can transform our dreams into realities.
from James Allen, ISBN: 9789380816470
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Tumhare Baare MeinTumhare Baare Mein
मैं उस आदमी से दूर भागना चाह रहा था जो लिखता था। बहुत सोच-विचार के बाद एक दिन मैंने उस आदमी को विदा कहा जिसकी आवाज़ मुझे ख़ालीपन में ख़ाली नहीं रहने दे रही थी। मैंने लिखना बंद कर दिया। क़रीब तीन साल कुछ नहीं लिखा। इस बीच यात्राओं में वह आदमी कभी-कभी मेरे बग़ल में आकर बैठ जाता। मैं उसे अनदेखा करके वहाँ से चल देता। कभी लंबी यात्राओं में उसकी आहट मुझे आती रही, पर मैं ज़िद में था कि मैं इस झूठ से दूर रहना चाहता हूँ। इस बीच लगातार मेरे पास फ़ोन था, जिससे मैं यात्राओं में तस्वीरें खींचता रहा। फिर किसी बच्चे की तरह यहाँ-वहाँ देखकर कि कहीं वह आदमी आस-पास तो नहीं है? मैं अपने फ़ोन में नोट्स खोलता और ठीक उस वक़्त का जो भी महसूस हो रहा है, जिसे मैं छू भी सकता हूँ, दर्ज कर लेता। इन दस्तावेज़ों को उस वक़्त खींची तस्वीरों के साथ इंस्टाग्राम पर पोस्ट कर देता। मानो अंतरिक्ष में संदेश छोड़ा हो। शायद मैं इस तरह का लिखना बहुत समय से तलाश रहा था, जो न कविता है, न कहानी है, वह बस उस वक़्त की सघनता का एक चित्र है जिसमें पतंग बिना धागे के उड़ रही है। इस किताब में यात्राएँ हैं, नाटकों को बनाने का मुक्त अकेलापन है, कहानियाँ हैं, मौन में बातें हैं, इंस्टाग्राम की लिखाई है और लिखने की अलग-अलग अवस्थाएँ हैं। एक तरीक़े का बाँध था, जिसका पानी कई सालों से जमा हो रहा था। इस किताब में मैंने वह बाँध तोड़ दिया है।---- मानव कौल
from Kaul, Manav, ISBN: 9789387464308
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Indian Writing

The Girl in Room 105The Girl in Room 105
Hi, I’m Keshav, and my life is screwed. I hate my job and my girlfriend left me. Ah, the beautiful Zara. Zara is from Kashmir. She is a Muslim. And did I tell you my family is a bit, well, traditional? Anyway, leave that. Zara and I broke up four years ago. She moved on in life. I didn’t. I drank every night to forget her. I called, messaged, and stalked her on social media. She just ignored me. However, that night, on the eve of her birthday, Zara messaged me. She called me over, like old times, to her hostel room 105. I shouldn’t have gone, but I did… and my life changed forever. This is not a love story. It is an unlove story. From the author of Five Point Someone and 2 States, comes a fast-paced, funny and unputdownable thriller about obsessive love and finding purpose in life against the backdrop of contemporary India.
from Bhagat, Chetan, ISBN: 9781542040464
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Life is What You Make ItLife is What You Make It
The second book by Preeti Shenoy, Life Is What You Make It, was published on January 1, 2011 and it turned out to be a national bestseller. The book has also featured in the “Top Books of 2011, ” a Nielsen list, which is released by the Hindustan Times. The book was also selected as one of the all-time bestsellers of 2011 by the Times of India. Life Is What You Make It is based on a love story that has been set in India in the 90s. It has been described by the readers as a book portraying how love, hope and determination can together win over even the destiny. It is a gripping tale of few significant years of the protagonist’s life. The novel revolves around a woman in her 20s, Ankita, who has a past haunting her like a nightmare. As she grows up from adolescence to a woman in her mid-20s, she wades through different situations, engages in affairs with a couple of guys and is set-back by her parents’ refusal to accept her situation. As a result of non-stop upheavals in her life, Ankita develops bipolar disorder at one point in time. The story revolves around Ankita’s struggles, determination, her decisions and her faith in self. The book beautifully describes how she gets acquainted with her bipolar disorder, how she decides to help her own self and how she battles these situations all by herself. The title of the book in a way describes the central theme of the book but the manner in which Preeti drove home the point through an interesting story, is delightful. Preeti Shenoy has written seven books already and Life Is What You Make It is counted among one of her best works so far. About the author: Preeti Shenoy is an artist cum author based in Bangalore, India. Consistently been nominated for the Forbes List of 100 Most Influential Celebrities in India since 2013, Shenoy’s other interests vary from yoga and sociology to photography. Shenoy’s first book, 34 Bubblegums and Candies was a creative non-fiction published by Srishti Publishers that went on to become a national bestseller. Apart from this, she has also written for the Reader’s Digest magazine and the Times of India media group and has been teaching English and Mathematics to the underprivileged children.
from Preeti Shenoy, ISBN: 9789380349305
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The Immortals of Meluha (Shiva Trilogy)The Immortals of Meluha (Shiva Trilogy)
An intense story 'The Immortals of Meluha' draws heavily from stories and legends of Hindu mythology that have been passed on from generation to generation. First book of the trilogy, the Immortals tale unfolds in Meluha, a land that is ruled by the Suryavanshi tribe that firmly believes in the prophecy of 'Neelkanth' Shiva being their saviour. The Suryavanshi’s (Sun worshipers) are of the firm belief that it would be Shiva who would save them from the wrath of Chandravanshi’s (Moon worshipers). Blending mythology and philosophy drawn from Hindu traditions, the gripping narrative moves with speed to have Shiva step up to take it upon himself about banishing evil from society. As the tribal leader of Meluha, somewhere in Tibet, Shiva decides to help the Suryavanshi's in their fight against the Chandravanshi, who have allied with the Nagas, a cursed tribe. As the drama unfolds, Shiva, the tribal leader from Tibet, gets caught up between the two warring groups, where a realization dawns upon him of how his choice was affecting the war outcome as well as of aspirations of rising above the conflict and its actors begins to dominate the narrative. The author has creatively woven the legend of Lord Shiva; His marriage to King Daksha's daughter Sati is this first part of the trilogy. 'Secret of Nagas' and 'Oath of the Vayuputras' the second and third part of the same narrative take the story forward as the first part ends with Shiva charging to save Sati from being taken captive by the Naga's. Spread out in 415 pages, 'The Immortals of Meluha' was first published in 2011. After a slow start, the book soon turned a bestseller and more than two million copies have been sold. Till date it has been translated in fourteen languages. About the Author: Amish Tripathi, an IIM Calcutta graduate, gave up a successful bankers’ job of fourteen years to pursue his passion for writing. Born and brought up under Hindu traditions, the writer draws inspiration from the legend of Lord Shiva, something that he has famously woven into a bestselling fantasy fiction trilogy. As an author of best sellers, Forbes India has even included him among the top hundred celebrities of India.
from Amish, ISBN: 9789380658742
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Literary Theory, History & Criticism

Wuthering HeightsWuthering Heights
In this epic story of love, envy, betrayal and revenge, Heathcliff and Catherine come together in a romance that destroys them and those around them. Set in the lonely and bleak Yorkshire moors, this classic tale of thwarted passion begins when the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange, a Mr Lockwood, is forced to seek shelter for a night at Wuthering Heights. As the night passes, Lockwood learns of the tumultuous past of Wuthering Heights and of those connected with it.
from Emily Brontë, ISBN: 9788172344894
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The Unending Game: A Former R&AW Chief's Insights into EspionageThe Unending Game: A Former R&AW Chief's…
In God we trust, the rest we monitor . . .A former chief of India's external intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing, deconstructs the shadowy world of spies, from the Cold War era to the age of global jihad, from surveillance states to psy-war and cyberwarfare, from gathering information to turning it into credible intelligence. Vikram Sood provides a panoramic view of the rarely understood profession of spying to serve a country's strategic and security interests.As a country's stature and reach grow, so do its intelligence needs. This is especially true for one like India that has ambitions of being a global player even as it remains embattled in its own neighbourhood. The Unending Game tackles these questions while providing a national and international perspective on gathering external intelligence, its relevance in securing and advancing national interests, and why intelligence is the first playground in the game of nations.
from Sood, Vikram, ISBN: 9780670091508
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Treasure IslandTreasure Island
Think of the high seas and of a buccaneer ship; of a wild seaman with a sea chest full of gold; of Long John Silver; of a buried treasure and of young Jim Hawkins, the boy with the treasure map the key to it all. This is the Treasure Island and if you don't think of all this, the pirates will hunt you down and when they find you, for find you they sure will, they will truss you and carry you back to their ship and just before they feed you to the sharks, as you walk the gangplank with a sword digging sharp and sure into your back, they will sing their one last song for you. “Fifteen men on the dead man's chest Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!”
from Robert Louis Stevenson, ISBN: 9788172344764
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Myths, Legends & Sagas

The Immortals of Meluha (Shiva Trilogy)The Immortals of Meluha (Shiva Trilogy)
An intense story 'The Immortals of Meluha' draws heavily from stories and legends of Hindu mythology that have been passed on from generation to generation. First book of the trilogy, the Immortals tale unfolds in Meluha, a land that is ruled by the Suryavanshi tribe that firmly believes in the prophecy of 'Neelkanth' Shiva being their saviour. The Suryavanshi’s (Sun worshipers) are of the firm belief that it would be Shiva who would save them from the wrath of Chandravanshi’s (Moon worshipers). Blending mythology and philosophy drawn from Hindu traditions, the gripping narrative moves with speed to have Shiva step up to take it upon himself about banishing evil from society. As the tribal leader of Meluha, somewhere in Tibet, Shiva decides to help the Suryavanshi's in their fight against the Chandravanshi, who have allied with the Nagas, a cursed tribe. As the drama unfolds, Shiva, the tribal leader from Tibet, gets caught up between the two warring groups, where a realization dawns upon him of how his choice was affecting the war outcome as well as of aspirations of rising above the conflict and its actors begins to dominate the narrative. The author has creatively woven the legend of Lord Shiva; His marriage to King Daksha's daughter Sati is this first part of the trilogy. 'Secret of Nagas' and 'Oath of the Vayuputras' the second and third part of the same narrative take the story forward as the first part ends with Shiva charging to save Sati from being taken captive by the Naga's. Spread out in 415 pages, 'The Immortals of Meluha' was first published in 2011. After a slow start, the book soon turned a bestseller and more than two million copies have been sold. Till date it has been translated in fourteen languages. About the Author: Amish Tripathi, an IIM Calcutta graduate, gave up a successful bankers’ job of fourteen years to pursue his passion for writing. Born and brought up under Hindu traditions, the writer draws inspiration from the legend of Lord Shiva, something that he has famously woven into a bestselling fantasy fiction trilogy. As an author of best sellers, Forbes India has even included him among the top hundred celebrities of India.
from Amish, ISBN: 9789380658742
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The Secret Of The Nagas (Shiva Trilogy-2)The Secret Of The Nagas (Shiva Trilogy-2)
About The Saga The Shiva Trilogy, written by Amish Tripathi, has become a nation-wide bestseller in a short time. This is due to the refreshing new plot that it explores and the unique writing style of the author. The Secret of The Nagas is the second novel in the saga. Amish has penned down the contents of this book in such a way that it manages to shine as a stand-alone book in itself. The Plot and The Characterisations In this book, Amish describes how Shiva sets forth on a quest to destroy the Naga clan in order to avenge the death of his brother; since the common belief he has been presented with is that the Nagas are the root of all evil. The author takes us through a virtual tour of India as Shiva travels different lands and gathers a vast number of generic and non-generic experiences, all in the quest of saving a plagued kingdom. As he travels, he garners more friends and family and leaves a mark. Slowly, events start unfolding in such a manner that whatever beliefs the readers and Shiva too held in the previous book are tarnished. Revelations occur as the evil-doers have been showcased in a new light and the grey shades of the positive protagonists in the earlier book are exposed. The book is filled with nuanced wisdom and Shiva leaves the readers with the message that good and evil are two sides of the same coin; which is why we shouldn't judge people. As suspense builds, the climax ends with Shiva finally entering the Naga territory making for a nail-biting finish. About The Author Amish Tripathi, born on 18th November, 1974, is an Indian author known for writing the Shiva trilogy - The Immortals of Meluha, The Secret of The Nagas and The Oath of The Vayuputras. The Shiva trilogy has become the national best selling saga ever since it came out years ago. Amish Tripathi grew up in Orissa and worked for 14 years in the financial services industry, before he became a full time author. The fantasy novels which re-imagine the mythological deity Shiva as a human, has been touted as refreshing and grappling. Tripathi launched his latest book on 22 January, 2015 - The Scion of Ikshvaku, which is the first book of the Ramchandra series based on the epic story of Ramayana. You can bag this book from Amazon.in today by following a few easy steps.
from Amish Tripathi, ISBN: 9789381626344
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Sita: Warrior of Mithila (Ram Chandra)Sita: Warrior of Mithila (Ram Chandra)
Immerse yourself in book 2 of the Ram Chandra series, based on the Ramayana, the story of Lady Sita, written by the multi-million bestselling Indian Author Amish; the author who has transformed Indian Fiction with his unique combination of mystery, mythology, religious symbolism and philosophy. In this book, you will follow Lady Sita's journey from an Adopted Child to the Prime Minister to finding her true calling. You will find all the familiar characters you have heard of, like Lord Ram and Lord Lakshman and see more of Lord Hanuman and many others from Mithila. You will also start discovering the true purpose of the Vayuputras and Malayaputras and their conflicting ideologies that leads to plot twists, politics and intrigue as they try to influence outcomes from behind the scenes. She is the warrior we need. The Goddess we await.She will defend Dharma. She will protect us.India, 3400 BCE.India is beset with divisions, resentment and poverty. The people hate their rulers. They despise their corrupt and selfish elite. Chaos is just one spark away. Outsiders exploit these divisions. Raavan, the demon king of Lanka, grows increasingly powerful, sinking his fangs deeper into the hapless Sapt Sindhu. Two powerful tribes, the protectors of the divine land of India, decide that enough is enough. A saviour is needed. They begin their search.An abandoned baby is found in a field. Protected by a vulture from a pack of murderous wolves. She is adopted by the ruler of Mithila, a powerless kingdom, ignored by all. Nobody believes this child will amount to much. But they are wrong. For she is no ordinary girl. She is Sita.Continue the epic journey with Amish’s latest: A thrilling adventure that chronicles the rise of an adopted child, who became the prime minister. And then, a Goddess. This is the second book in the Ram Chandra Series. A sequel that takes you back. Back before the beginning.
from Amish Tripathi, ISBN: 9789386224583
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Plays

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: The Original Screenplay (Fantastic Beasts/Grindelwald)Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: The…
At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured in New York with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all nonmagical beings.In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans, Albus Dumbledore enlists Newt, his former Hogwarts student, who agrees to help once again, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead.Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world. This second original screenplay from j.K. Rowling, illustrated with stunning line art from MinaLima, expands on earlier events that helped shaped the wizarding world, with some surprising nods to the Harry Potter stories that will delight fans of both the books and films.
from J.K. Rowling, ISBN: 9781408711705
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Your Dreams Are Mine NowYour Dreams Are Mine Now
‘It can’t be love...’ he thinks and immediately his heart protests. They are complete opposites!She’s a small town girl who takes admission in Delhi University (DU). An idealist, studies are her first priority.He’s a Delhi guy, seriously into youth politics in the DU. He fights to make his way. Student union elections are his first priority.But then opposites attract as well!A scandal on campus brings them together, they begin to walk the same path and somewhere along, fall in love...But their fight against evil comes at a heavy price, which becomes the ultimate test of their lives. Against the backdrop of dominant campus politics, Your Dreams Are Mine Now is an innocent love story that is bound to evoke strong emotions in your heart.
from Ravinder Singh, ISBN: 9780143423003
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No Fear Shakespeare: The Merchant of VeniceNo Fear Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice
Reading and understanding original plays of Shakespeare may be a difficult task for students, especially in this age of gadgets, texting, emails and memories of short spans. It is to make young students understand Shakespeare’s plays better and deeply without any glitches arising from language and annotations that this book has been written by Spark Notes Editors. In this edition of ‘No Fear Shakespeare’, the complete text of ‘The Merchant of Venice’ has been provided in the left pages while the right pages contain a simplification of the same in modern English language. The aim of this book is to make the students understand Shakespeare’s plays nicely without having to resort to any type of abridged version. Likewise, the students get to read the original play as well as its modern line-by-line translation for better understanding. Since Shakespeare’s plays now form a major part in school curriculum, the book has also got a complete list of characters with well-drawn elaborations alongside plentiful of commentaries from critics and researchers. About the author: William Shakespeare: Arguably the greatest English-language playwright, William Shakespeare was a seventeenth-century writer and dramatist, and is known as the Bard of Avon. Under the patronage of Queen Elizabeth I, he penned more than 30 plays, 154 sonnets, and numerous narrative poems and short verses. Equally accomplished in histories, tragedies, comedy, and romance, Shakespeare s most famous works include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear, The Taming of the Shrew, and As You Like It.
from Spark Notes Editors, ISBN: 9781586638504
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Poetry

Milk and HoneyMilk and Honey
New York Times bestseller Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss and femininity. The book is divided into four chapters and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. Milk and Honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.
from Rupi Kaur, ISBN: 9781449474256
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The Sun and her flowersThe Sun and her flowers
The stunning new poetry collection from Rupi Kaur, worldwide bestselling author of milk and honey.From Rupi Kaur, the top ten Sunday Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. Illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising and blooming. It is a celebration of love in all its forms. this is the recipe of life said my mother as she held me in her arms as i wept think of those flowers you plant in the garden each year they will teach you that people too must wilt fall root rise in order to bloom
from Rupi Kaur, ISBN: 9781471165825
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MadhushalaMadhushala
हरिवंशराय 'बच्चन' की अमर काव्य-रचना मधुशाला 1935 से लगातार प्रकाशित होती आ रही है। सूफियाना रंगत की 135 रुबाइयों से गूँथी गई इस कविता क हर रुबाई का अंत 'मधुशाला' शब्द से होता है। पिछले आठ दशकों से कई-कई पीढि़यों के लोग इस गाते-गुनगुनाते रहे हैं। यह एक ऐसी कविता है] जिसमें हमारे आसपास का जीवन-संगीत भरपूर आध्यात्मिक ऊँचाइयों से गूँजता प्रतीत होता है।मधुशाला का रसपान लाखों लोग अब तक कर चुके हैं और भविष्य में भी करते रहेंगे] लेकिन यह 'कविता का प्याला' कभी खाली होने वाला नहीं है, जैसा बच्चन जी ने स्वयं लिखा है-भावुकता अंगूर लता से खींच कल्पना की हाला, कवि साकी बनकर आया है भरकर कविता का प्याला; कभी न कण भर खाली होगा, लाख पिएँ, दो लाख पिएँ! पाठक गण हैं पीनेवाले, पुस्तक मेरी मधुशाला।
from Harivansh Rai Bachchan, ISBN: 9788170283447
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Religious & Spiritual Fiction

Immortal TalksImmortal Talks
The book starts with two monks secretly observing a group of tribal people in a forested mountain. It appeared that the jungle dwellers were talking to something that was visible for them but invisible for everyone else. Any rational mind would reject their activities as hallucination, but the monks studied them and discovered the talks between an immortal and His secret disciples; the talks that revealed the mysteries of life and secrets of godly powers; the talks that examined the nature of Reality, Karma, Desire, Soul, Destiny, Death, Time, and Space; the talks that described the indescribable; the Immortal Talks. Contents: Prologue, The Alternate Mother, The Mermaid, Describing the Indescribable, The Strings of Time, Defeating Death, The Cursed Souls
from Shunya, ISBN: 9788193305201
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Origin (Robert Langdon)Origin (Robert Langdon)
Sunday Times 1 Bestseller New York Times 1 Bestseller the global bestseller - Origin is the latest Robert Langdon novel from the author of the Da Vinci Code. 'Fans will not be disappointed' the Times Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of an astonishing scientific breakthrough. The evening’s host is billionaire Edmond Kirsch, a futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have made him a controversial figure around the world. But Langdon and several hundred guests are left reeling when the meticulously orchestrated evening is suddenly blown apart. There is a real danger that Kirsch’s precious discovery may be lost in the ensuing chaos. With his life under threat, Langdon is forced into a desperate bid to escape Bilbao, taking with him the museum’s director, Ambra Vidal. Together they flee to Barcelona on a perilous quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch’s secret. To evade a devious enemy who is one step ahead of them at every turn, Langdon and Vidal must navigate the labyrinthine passageways of extreme religion and hidden history. On a trail marked only by enigmatic symbols and elusive modern art, Langdon and Vidal will come face-to-face with a breathtaking truth that has remained buried – until now. ‘Dan Brown is the master of the intellectual cliffhanger’ Wall Street Journal ‘As engaging a hero as you could wish for’ Mail on Sunday ‘For anyone who wants more brain-food than thrillers normally provide’ Sunday Times.
from Brown, Dan, ISBN: 9780552174169
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Vanara: The Legend of Baali, Sugreeva and TaraVanara: The Legend of Baali, Sugreeva and Tara
Baali and Sugreeva of the Vana Nara tribe were orphan brothers who were born in abject poverty and grew up as slaves like most of their fellow tribesmen. They were often mocked as the vanaras, the monkey men. Sandwiched between the never-ending war between the Deva tribes in the north and the Asura tribes in the south, the Vana Naras seemed to have lost all hope. But Baali was determined not to die a slave. Aided by his beloved brother, Sugreeva, Baali built a country for his people. The capital city, Kishkindha, became a beacon of hope for emancipated slaves from across the world. It was a city of the people, by the people, for the people, where there was no discrimination based on caste, creed, language or the colour of skin. For a brief period in history, it seemed as if mankind had found its ideal hero in Baali. But then fate intervened through the beautiful Tara, the daughter of a tribal physician. Loved by Baali and lusted after by Sugreeva, Tara became the cause of a fraternal war that would change history for ever.The love triangle between Baali, Tara and Sugreeva is arguably the world's first. Written by Anand Neelakantan who gave a voice to Ravana in Asura, Duryodhana in the Ajaya series and Sivagami in the Baahubali series, Vanara is a classic tale of love, lust and betrayal. Shakespearean in its tragic depth and epic in its sweep, Vanara gives voice to the greatest warrior in the Ramayana-Baali.
from Neelakantan, Anand, ISBN: 9780143442837
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Short Stories

All the Light we Cannot SeeAll the Light we Cannot See
When Marie Laure goes blind, aged six, her father builds her a model of their Paris neighbourhood, so she can memorize it with her fingers and then navigate the real streets. But when the Germans occupy Paris, father and daughter flee to Saint-Malo on the Brittany coast, where Marie-Laure’s agoraphobic great uncle lives in a tall, narrow house by the sea wall. In another world in Germany, an orphan boy, Werner, is enchanted by a crude radio. He becomes a master at building and fixing radios, a talent ultimately makes him a highly specialized tracker of the Resistance. Werner travels through the heart of Hitler Youth to the far-flung outskirts of Russia, and finally into Saint-Malo, where his path converges with Marie-Laure. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. Ten years in the writing, ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE is his most ambitious and dazzling work.
from Anthony Doerr, ISBN: 9780008172428
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