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Sita's Sister

Sita's Sister

Sita’s Sister, by Kavita Kane, delves into the life of Sita’s sister and the neglected wife of Lakshmana, and one of the little-known characters in the Ramayana. A gripping tale of fact and fiction, the author makes an earnest attempt to understand the protagonist well in this book. Summary of the Book While Sita goes into exile with Rama and Lakshmana, her younger sisters stay back at the ill-fated palace of Ayodhya, and their hope and joy seem to have been wiped away. But there is one woman of immense mettle and conviction who Stands apart among them - Urmila. Urmila, whose husband, Lakshmana, decides to accompany Rama and Sita to the forest rather than stay with his bride. She could have insisted on joining him just like Sita did with Rama. But she does not. This book tries to probe into her mind and find answers to questions like: why did she agree to stay back in the palace, waiting for her husband for fourteen achingly long years? About Kavita Kane Kavita Kane is an Indian author, best known for the bestselling title, Karna’s Wife - The Outcast’s Queen. She worked as a journalist before becoming a full-time writer. She has completed her post graduation in English Literature and Mass Communications. Kane currently lives in Pune.

Savage Harvest: Stories of Partition

Savage Harvest: Stories of Partition

India's freedom was bargained for with blood, the blood of innocents who were slaughtered following the decision to split the country in a move that would forever change the fates of Indians everywhere. In Savage Harvest, Mohinder Singh Sarna recounts the horrors of that episode in his life, the horrors of the Partition of India. Summary of the Book In this collection of stories from People across the country, Readers relive the horrors of a harvest that reaped the blood of their countrymen decades ago. In the stories of a brave father willing to sacrifice his son, or in those of a poet returning to his Home across the border to find his Books unspoiled by strangers, Readers discover both sides of the Partition. Hate takes center-stage, and this book proves that there is nothing to do with Religion when it comes to hatred. Instead, Religion and culture are what bring People together, those who blame Religion and faith for violence do not see the entire story. A story that shows that in a vicious harvest, the blood is usually on the hands of those who held the sickle, not those who forged it. About the Authors Mohinder Singh Sarna was an Indian writer. He has written several collections of poetry, Short Stories and novels and much of his Work has been translated into other languages. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi award for his Work and his Work has been featured in many university-prescribed syllabi across India. Navtej Sarna is an Indian writer and diplomat. He has also written: The Exile, We Weren’t Lovers Like That, Winter Evenings, The Book of Nanak, Folk Tales of Poland and has also translated Guru Gobind Singh’s Zafarnama.  

Your Shadow Wants to Walk Alone: A Book of Hindi-English Poems

Your Shadow Wants to Walk Alone: A Book of Hindi-English Poems

"Emotions are like shadows. They are an integral part of our personality and make us who we are. What happens if we let our shadow create its own identity? What happens if we let the shadow walk alone? Sandeep Kishores Poetry in Hindi and English talks to us about our shadows: our hopes and desires, our joys and sorrows, our dreams and our reality. Your Shadow Wants to Walk Alone is about all of us." About the Author 'Sandeep Kishore is a global Business leader, writer, blogger, poet, speaker and, above all else, a dreamer and doer. He is a corporate executive leader and a respected strategic thinker in the IT industry. He is an advocate of growth through applied innovation, transformation and market leadership. Sandeep is a regular speaker at global industry events, analyst forums and leading Management schools. He also contributes to several leading industry publications.Sandeep, along with his wife Sushma, is the co-founder of Har Asha Foundation, a non-profit Organization focused on skills development and vocational training programmes. Your Shadow Wants to Walk Alone is Sandeeps first book.'

The Orphanage for Words

The Orphanage for Words

Shinie Antony has a distinctive understated style, black Humour and quiet focus on the soul. A powerful writer and excellent storyteller Antara Dev Sen, editor, The Little Magazine Where do they go, words no one wants? No one uses anymore? When fathers die and mothers dont remember? All the love words and forever words When the mouth moves on to other words, other people? The Orphanage for Words documents the unsaid, what is forgotten, spoken long ago, means nothing anymore. The bad, bad Poetry of first love. Old yellowing letters at the bottom of a trunk. Words that jam your hands on the steering wheel long after the lights turn green. Lies Men tell Women to get them into bed, lies Women tell the Men they cheat. An old man holding his wifes hand in dementia. The un-golden silence of silences.Poetic and haunting, these stories sum up the fleeting nature of emotions, about how deep they run for the Time they do. About the author Shinie Antony has written three Books of short stories-Barefoot and Pregnant, Sance on a Sunday Afternoon and Planet Polygamous and two novels-Kardamom Kisses and When Mira Went Forth and Multiplied. She has compiled the anthologies, Kerala, Kerala, Quite Contrary and Why We Dont Talk. She won the Commonwealth Short Story Asia region prize in 2003.

Summer Promises and Other Poems

Summer Promises and Other Poems

For Sanil Sachar, a poet by passion, Poetry is a means to express those thoughts that one does not speak out loud but wants toit is a medium to communicate and reach out to as many People as one can. Summer Promises and Other Poems is not only an insight into the poets life but also his perspective on life and the various experiences it offers. His poems traverse a wide range of subjects, from everyday emotions such as love, fame and failure to the occasional transformative moment. Through this collection of poems, Sanil Sachar has lent voice to feelings and emotions experienced by People from all walks of life. This is a mature Literary debut from a young poet that will find a connection with many lovers of poetry, whether young or old. About the Author Sanil Sachar is a young poet born in New Delhi. He is currently studying for a degree in Sport Business Management at Sheffield Hallam University, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom. In his free time, he loves penning down his thoughts and articulating his everyday experiences in the form of verse.

Songs of Supplication

Songs of Supplication

An evocative collection of poems from a remarkably perceptive poet. In Songs of Supplication, Malathi V. Moily opens our Eyes to the Beauty of divinity, nature and love. Each poem is imbued with startling poignancy and devotion it is a humble prayer to the poets cherished gods and a contemplation of the World around her. In the earnest You Are Omnipresent, she reminds us of the source of all creation; Nature is a heartfelt tribute to the bounties of Mother Earth; and the lilting My Man is a love paean from a woman to her beloved. This Poetry collection also dwells on the inevitability of human foibles and the necessity for spiritual cleansing. Songs of Supplication is an evocative and sublime ode to the power both within and outside, from a remarkably perceptive poet. About the Author Malathi V. Moily is married to Dr M. Veerappa Moily, a multifaceted personality who was the former Chief Minister of Karnataka and is presently Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India. Malathi has penned several Short Stories and poems in Kannada. She has also collaborated with her husband in penning the epic poem, Sri Ramayana Mahanveshanam, which won the prestigious Moortidevi Award. She is currently editing an epic poem on Draupadi, Yugavandhye Yagnaseni, which has been composed by Dr Moily. Malathi is a great pillar of artistic and creative strength to the family.

A Journey: Poems by Narendra Modi

A Journey: Poems by Narendra Modi

A Journey is a collection of poems by the BJP Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi. This collection is an English language translation of the original. Summary of the Book Narendra Modi is known for many things, especially his contributions towards the political model of the BJP which has led to the improvement of the state of Gujarat. Not many know him for the fluent poet that he is. In his poems he touches upon many topics, religion, brotherhood, faith, leadership and more. Empowered with passion and devotion, his poems showcase a Window into the statesman's heart which everyone must peer to understand the man behind the politics. About Narendra Modi Narendra Modi is an Indian politician, writer and the 14th Chief Minister of the state of Gujarat. A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, he is the current Prime Ministerial candidate for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance in the 2014 Indian General elections. Well known for his tenure as Gujarat's longest serving chief minister, he has served four terms and many believe that his contributions have pushed the state towards better development. He has won much acclaim for his contributions to Politics and the State of Gujarat, including, Gujarat Ratna by Shri Poona Gujarati Bandhu Samaj, Asian Winner of the fDi Personality of the Year Award for 2009, and has appeared in Time's 2014 list of the 100 most influential People in the world.

Tishnagi: The Thirst

Tishnagi: The Thirst

Tishnagi: The Thirst is a collection of Urdu poems by Minu Bakshi and it is her tribute to the legendary poets and singers who have inspired her. Tishnagi is the desire which keeps us alive a desire to hold on to things that we have, and at the same Time wanting to have the things we do not possess: knowledge, fame, love, wealth, ever-lasting youth... Tishnagi is also the story of Minus Personal journey from the Time when she penned her first verse until now. Minu started writing Poetry after a chance interaction with Begum Akhtar, who became the single greatest inspiration for her and was also the reason why a Beatles-loving Minu abandoned the Guitar to take up the tanpura. Beautifully designed, Tishnagi comprises a series of Urdu couplets, with transliterations in Hindi and English. Many connoisseurs have hailed Minu as a fresh voice in classical Urdu poetry, and this book her first bears testament to the veracity of their praise. About the Author<>/b Minu Bakshi wears different hats: she is a poet, singer, professor of Spanish, social worker, wife and mother. She is well-known in Music circles for her popular renditions of Punjabi folk music. Minu lives in Delhi with her husband Kanwaljit Bakshi. Tishnagi is Minus first book of poetry; a prolific creator, she is well into writing the second.

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The Country is Going to the Dogs: A Novel

The Country is Going to the Dogs: A Novel

Sitting by the window, watching the Girls of All Saints College walk past, Radhey Radhey has nothing much to look forward to in his boring, retirees life until Miss Fifoo, the sizzling sex siren of sin city, goes missing. With the help of his very resourceful friend Anwar, ageing RR turns into an enthusiastic amateur detective, and plunges headlong into the murky underworld of Delhi. On this dangerously exciting mission, which takes him to gay bashes and wife-swapping parties, he encounters shady characters such as the Poetic Pimp, who is fond of quoting English Poetry and the malicious Don, who owns every badass in town, as well as the Guru of the Hijras In this boisterous thriller, The Country Is Going to the Dogs, join the over-sexed retired accountant, RR, on a wild ride as he dives into the sexual underbelly of Delhi. Interesting Facts Latest offering by the author of the bestseller, Inscrutable Americans. Mystery, suspense and thriller, all with a greater purpose. A book that attempts to break societys constricted notion about Women and sexuality, revealing the double Standards of those who claim to be moral.

Tongue of the Slip: Looking Back on Life with Humour

Tongue of the Slip: Looking Back on Life with Humour

Toung of Slip In this collection of over fifty anecdotes, well-known Humour writer C. P. Belliappa showcases, with his trademark wit, warmth and wisdom, the funny side of life. These slice-of-life stories, drawn from his Personal experiences, cover topics such as the wonder years that is childhood and hilarious cultural bloopers, and are replete with pithy observations on everyday situations. From embarrassing diplomatic gaffes committed by State dignitaries to the authors language misadventures in Paris and China, from It Happens Only in India to other rip-roaring social blunders, this book has it all. Sit back and enjoy the eloquent wit and sublime Humour contained in Tongue of the Slip this is Indian Satire at its best.

Bantaism - II: The Metaphysics of Mainnu Ki

Bantaism - II: The Metaphysics of Mainnu Ki

Oye Bante, Madrasi saare de saare kaale honde ne? Bhaji aistraan hai, uthhe loki baghair Sunscreen lotion la ke saara din Sun TV, Surya TV de samne baithe rainde ne ais kar ke. With a fresh set of uproarious anecdotes, full of infectious humour, Banta Singh and his friends, including his perennial partner in crime, Santa Singh, are back. In this sequel to the ever-popular Bantaism, rib-tickling anecdotes of Bantas unique worldview, like MBA or Ainvay E?, Bill ki Baatein Kahi Nahin Jaati, Pran Jaaye Bin Button Dabaaye, among others, are sure to shake up many a smug certainty. Each joke is coupled with philosophies of its own, looking to strike a chord with deeper levels of meaning and life in general. And even as you chuckle at all the gaffes of Banta & Co. You cannot but identify with the universality of the penchant for blunder.'Hun assaan saare Bante haan (We are all Banta Singhs now) as proclaimed in Bantaism, is thunderously underscored in Bantaism-II. Je suis Banta. About the author Bhai Niranjan Singh Amrikawale grew up in Delhi and lives in the USA. His articles on Politics and current affairs have appeared in print and Online Publications in India and America. In other lives, he has worked for a bank and run two Software companies. This is his second book on the Philosophy of sardar jokes.

Horn OK Please: The Scrotum Scrolls

Horn OK Please: The Scrotum Scrolls

Morons are here to save the planet from Hurricane Helga. Horn Ok Please takes you on an unprecedented journey where four People have been vested the responsibility of saving the World from being destroyed. Summary of the book In the second installment of the Horn Ok Please series, the morons, Chief Redbull, Goose Goldsmith, Derek Demonia and Hound Hitchhiker are kidnapped by aliens called the Scrotum Heads in order to them find Scrotum Scrolls which are Ancient documents that hold the secrets to the universe. Further doomsday is approaching and Helga and her clan from planet Africa wanting to destroy the World on the same day. In order to save the World from being destroyed, the morons must drive in their trusty SUVs across the country. Through sun, sand and mountains they have to find a way to unlock secret codes. Horn Ok Please is a hilarious yet gripping book which helps you draw an imaginative story in your head. About Karthik Iyengar Karthik Iyengar is an Indian author who is wild and imaginative. He penned down the Horn Ok Please book series.

Chaos Down Under

Chaos Down Under

Join Nakul as he tries to win a client back for his team. This one deed could take his career to great heights. Summary of the Book Nakul Kapoor is back and he never left Bytesphere. The Management at his company had just forgotten that he existed. However, things change for him when his HR unit called him after reading his profile on a recruitment website. They asked if he could come in for an interview. His own company, Bytesphere, read his profile and called him for an interview! Imagine what a laugh it would have been for Nakul and everybody else. His company now wants him to resurrect a relation with an Australian client. They tell him that growth is all about embracing challenges. The truth is that no one else is willing to do this. Will Nakul and his team of amateurs be able to achieve this? Also, will Nakul teach the nasty Sameer a lesson for trying to mess with his love life? Read this book to see if Nakul will succeed. About Nishant Kaushik Nishant Kaushik is an Indian writer and the author of this book. Another book written by him is Romance With Chaos. He works as a consultant with IBM.

F?@K Knows

[email protected] Knows

[email protected] Knows by Shailendra Singh is an unconventional self-help guide that will teach Readers how to live life on their own terms. Summary Of The Book [email protected] Knows, is a book that will make Readers aware of how small changes in what they follow and what they choose, can have a profound impact on their lives. The central tenet of Singh’s book is to follow one’s instincts and make decisions that truly make one happy. Singh’s motivation to write this book came from his own near-death experience in a hospital. According to him, he was caught in a conflict between what he wanted to do and what was expected of him. The book will help Readers ponder over similar questions such as ‘what do you want from life’, ‘are you truly happy’, and ‘are you on the path to success’. Contrary to most self-help Books which provide a list of suggestions to improve this or that, Singh’s manual is a candid and open discussion on several taboo topics such as sex, and orgasms. Written in both first and second person, using the language of a layperson, Readers will frequently encounter humour, slangs and blurred profanity. Although the language might seem alarming at first, it is effective in getting the reader’s attention. After reading [email protected] Knows, Readers will be inspired to do some introspection. The book will encourage Readers to find themselves, follow their hearts, achieve their goals, and live life to the fullest. Above all, Singh’s manual forces Readers to look past the conventional ways of seeking happiness. About Shailendra Singh Shailendra Singh is an author, and Joint Managing Director at Percept Limited. Shailendra joined his brother’s advertising company in 1987. He has led many Marketing campaigns, launched the careers of several Bollywood stars, and represented cricketers on the National Cricket team. Singh’s trail of success also includes the production of more than 60 Bollywood movies, promoting awareness campaigns for causes such as HIV/Aids, Cancer, and piracy, and also a Music promoter. He is a Sports Marketing Guru, Bollywood Producer, and Advertising Whiz. In his spare time, Singh enjoys spending Time on the beach, and playing any Sport that requires a ball.

The Ultimate Santa-Banta Joke Book

The Ultimate Santa-Banta Joke Book

Santa: A month ago I gave my number to this beautiful lady. She said that she'll text me when she gets back home. Banta: So, have you got her number yet? Santa: I haven't received any call from her so far. I think she is homeless! Santa: I eat my salad without dressing. Banta: For Health reasons? Santa: No. Because once hungry who has the Time to put on clothes. Police: Knock Knock! Santa: Who's there? Police:Police! Open the door, we only need to talk. Santa: How many are you? Police: We are three. Santa: So why don't you just talk to each other?

Corners of a Straight Line: In a Love Story, Even After Love Ends, the Story Continues

Corners of a Straight Line: In a Love Story, Even After Love Ends, the Story Continues

Love speaks a strange language and you need to be in it to comprehend it'. Corners of a straight line tells the story of a young, confident journalist, Atharv and his love escapades with four beautiful and dynamic Women - Siya, Resham, Vedita and Susan. While Siya's heart rules over his emotions and Resham's careful moves captivate his body, Vedita's intellectual pursuits stimulate his mind and Susan's Spirituality sways his soul. But despite his many commitments, true love eludes him. In a World where lust trumps over love and greed, depravity are rampant, will Atharv ever find what he is looking for? Simple yet perceptive, corners of a straight line is a compelling take on the many complexities of love. About the Author Chandra Shekhar Varma is a behavioral scientist and motivational speaker by profession and a Hindi poet by passion. He has inherited Literature from his illustrious grandfather, Padma Bhushan Shri Bhagwati Charan Varma and also from his father, Shri Dhirendra Varma, who is a well-known Hindi author. A post-graduate in Management and Psychology from Lucknow University, Chandra Shekhar did his schooling from Colvin Taluqdars' College, Lucknow. He has worked with major corporates like the BCCL and Reliance. At present, he works as a freelance consultant in Lucknow, where he lives with his family.

The Chaos Within

The Chaos Within

Designer clothes, swanky cars, unlimited one-night stands, successful careers, loving families and cute Children - the Fiasco five, once the most popular group of friends in St. Magnum college, have got what they desired in life. Or so it seems. An invite to the long-awaited college reunion brings back old memories and a golden opportunity to relive the life that the Fiasco five once enjoyed. Little do they know that once they reach their alma mater, not only will their past catch them off guard but their lives will no longer be the same. As the friends stare down the barrel of the gun-quite literally-the critical question remains - is it too late? The Chaos within dwells on the most cherished college memories of five best friends and an incident at the college reunion that changes their lives. It is a roller-coaster ride of fun, laughter, hatred and courage that bears testament to the most enduring relationship of all - friendship! Interesting facts The book will appeal to the romantic at heart. The suspense about the climax of the story makes this an engrossing read. The reader will be able to identify with the story, characters and their Issues as they have a universal appeal.About the Author Ashima Chalia has a degree in Law from the prestigious national Law university, Jodhpur. Having successfully worked for over three years in corporate consultancy with one of the leading consultancy firms, where she dealt with multinational and Fortune 500 clients, Ashima realized that her true passion lies in creative writing. In order to pursue her passion she gave up her flourishing corporate career and dedicated her Time to writing her first Work of fiction, The Chaos Within. She also has a keen Interest in Fashion Journalism and holds a certificate in Fashion Journalism from the London College of Fashion. In addition to penning her first book, Ashima writes extensively on current Fashion trends in her blog Ashima Wandering.

Ayesha: The Return of 'She'

Ayesha: The Return of 'She'

A gripping tale of adventure, sorcery and romance, set in the uncharted territories of Central Asia. Twenty years after their first Adventure in Africa, Horace Holly and his ward, Leo Vincey, set out on a journey to find the Reincarnation of the fearsome and beautiful sorceress-queen, Ayesha, or She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed. Led by their visions, they Travel across vast uncharted territories of Central Asia till they chance upon the kingdom of Kaloon, ruled by the descendants of Alexander the Greats Ancient generals: the evil Khan Rassen and Khania Atene. They also encounter Atenes rival, the mysterious and powerful Hesea, who marshals her troops in order to overthrow Atene in battle. Is Hesea the Reincarnation of the terrible She, who will bring Leos unfulfilled love for Ayesha to its final culmination? Told in Haggards lucid prose, Ayesha: The Return of She is a gripping tale of adventure, sorcery, and romance, that spans centuries and defies Death and time. About the Author Henry Rider Haggard (18561925) was an English writer born in Norfolk and is regarded as the father of British Adventure fiction. His Books include the classics She and King Solomons Mines.

Corporate Dhamma

Corporate Dhamma

Milind Dave, the CEO of DRDL, a privately-owned Real Estate major and Roma, his beautiful, devoted wife, have the perfect life. But when Milind, the man Roma loves the most in the world, meets with an accident and eventually dies, the devastated young widow must find a way to live life anew. In writing that is simple yet vivid, the author pens a meticulous foray into the human mind. A Contemporary Drama about the corporate greed set in India and Mauritius, Corporate Dhammais sure to appeal to everyone in the corporate world. This book has the right mix of romance, emotions, mystery and Adventure which would attract wide readership. The fast-pace of the novel shall keep the Readers hooked till the last page.

Lovers' Rock

Lovers' Rock

Lovers’ Rock is a spine chilling romantic thriller that will keep the Readers glued to the book. It revolves around the mysterious disappearance of a Flight Lieutenant in the glamorous city of Goa. Summary of the Book Mani Shankar Varadharajan, is a flight Lieutenant who vanishes without a trace on one cold winter’s night. Was it a sinister plan framed with the help of his beautiful wife, Grace, or did his Aircraft really crash? After a few years, Grace embarks on an unexpected journey to unravel the mysteries of the past and to find out what exactly happened to the Lieutenant. Will Grace be able to find out the truth or will this journey prove disastrous for her? About Ravi Bedi Ravi Bedi is an Indian author. He was an ex-Air Force engineer, painter, and a musician. He is currently based out of Jodhpur.

Kamadeva the God of Desire

Kamadeva the God of Desire

Kamadeva: The God of Desire is an engaging and witty novel which chronicles the various adventures of the God of love, penned down by bestselling author, Anuja Chandramouli. Summary of the Book Kamadeva is the Hindu God of love and desire born out of the wellspring of Brahma’s latent passion. He wields a sugarcane bow and flower-tipped arrows. He is best friends with the King of Gods, Indra, teaches the art of lovemaking to the Apsaras, and lives in the magnificent kingdom of Amravathi. Kamadeva enjoys his life to the fullest, until he incurs the wrath of Shiva. Follow Kamadeva as he follows his destiny and has to Face the wrath of Shiva, the Destroyer. Will Kamadeva rise from the ashes to reign supreme as the king of hearts or will he be banished to spend an eternity as Ananga, the bodiless one! This enthralling and engaging story explores the adventures of Kamadeva and his tryst with Shiva. About Anuja Chandramouli Anuja Chandramouli is an Indian author. She graduated from Women’s Christian College, Chennai. She completed her Master’s in English and is currently studying classical Dance and working on her next book. She is the critically acclaimed author of Arjuna: Saga of a Pandava Warrior-Prince. She is the mother of two little Girls and is based out of Sivakasi.

Meer: A Novel

Meer: A Novel

In the 1990s, Husna Hakeem travels to Kashmir in search of a shawl-seller. Little does she know that she will meet her destiny in the form of Meer, an unconventional, violence-abhorring man who becomes her soulmate. As they create an idyllic life for themselves in Meer�s dunga, Husna cannot be happier. But this happiness is rudely shattered when, on the night she gives birth to their child, she is forcibly separated from Meer and sent back to her hometown. Months later, Husna returns to Kashmir, determined to find answers, her newborn and, most of all, Meer. But can she find happiness again amidst the terrible violence that has engulfed the state? And is Meer still the same man she had once loved so deeply? A novel about the fractured relations and disturbing truths of lives in conflict zones, Meer is also a story of resilience and love. About the Author Humra Quraishi is a Delhi-based writer-columnist-journalist. Her Books include Kashmir: The Untold Story; a volume of her collective writings, Views: Yours and Mine; and a short-story collection, More Bad Time Tales. She has co-authored The Good, The Bad and The Ridiculous: Profiles, Absolute Khushwant and a series of writings with the late Khushwant Singh. She has also contributed to the anthologies, Chasing the Good Life: On Being Single and Of Mothers and Others.

Urban Shots: Love Collection

Urban Shots: Love Collection

I loved Siddhartha, I told myself. Loved him for his handsome dignity, for the way he loved me, for the way he cared about me, for the way he looked at me as if I was his. Why was it that I could only think of Atul then? Of our illicit meetings, of his hungry kisses, of his cardamom-ey taste? Sometimes touching, at times funny and always straight from the heart, Urban Shots - Love Collection is a compilation of love stories, with a distinctly Contemporary Indian flavour. Spanning arranged matches, premarital sexual encounters, same sex Relationships and extramarital affairs, this book Paints for us an urban landscape of contrasts - where astrological charts and the need for parental consent coexist with casual dating. In the poignant Making Out, motivated by compassion, a girl unlocks the painful secrets of her dates past and offers a healing touch. In the funny High Time, a potential grooms conservative Tamil parents beat a hasty retreat when they realize that the NRI match theyve chosen for their son has 'boyfriends' hidden in her past. And in the grungily unromantic 32 B, a prank backfires when the protagonist realizes that she desires the guy she has been leading on. Edited by Sneh Thakur, this book brings us stories of love, sex, betrayal, revenge and forgiveness by popular writers like Arunava Sinha, Ira Trivedi, Paritosh Uttam, R. Chandrasekar, Ahmed Faiyaz and Malathi Jaikumar, among many new voices. There is something in it for everyone - be it the cynic, the romantic or the romantic cynic. Clearly, the stories are reflective of todays India, giving the book a truly real feel.' About the Author Sneh Thakur born in Kuwait, has an MBA from the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune. She is a brand manager by profession and has several Business excellence Awards to her name. She now lives in Muscat, writing by the beach and photographing mountains.

Chetan Bhagat Collection

Chetan Bhagat Collection

Chetan Bhagat, published by Rupa Publications, is a combination of five Books written by arguably the current best novelist of India. This set includes his works: Five Point Someone, One Night at the Call Center, The Three Mistakes of My Life, 2 States, and Revolution 2020. Summary of the Book Rupa Publications has brought out a combo of five Books written by Chetan Bhagat, the most widely read Indian novelist today. He has been hailed as the biggest selling English language novelist in India’s History by The New York Times. Fast Company, USA listed him on their list of world’s 100 most creative People in business. Chetan is also listed as the 100 Most Influential People in the World by the reputed Time magazine. This set of five Books will certainly enrich your reading experience as the author delves into different Issues that prevail in Indian Society and address them with his commendable wit, Humour and insight. About Chetan Bhagat Chetan Bhagat is a famous Contemporary Indian writer and novelist. Considered one of India's biggest English novelists, Chetan Bhagat is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Three of his Books have been adapted into Bollywood movies, two of which went on to become hit movies: 3 Idiots and Kai Po Che!

Books published by Rupa Publications India at best prices | Best of Rupa Publications India (738 books)

Books published by Rupa Publications India at best prices | Best of Rupa Publications India (738 books) Price
Sita's Sister Rs. 190.0
Savage Harvest: Stories of Partition Rs. 133.0
Your Shadow Wants to Walk Alone: A Book of Hindi-English Poems Rs. 343.0
The Orphanage for Words Rs. 113.0
Summer Promises and Other Poems Rs. 45.0
Songs of Supplication Rs. 133.0
A Journey: Poems by Narendra Modi Rs. 133.0
Tishnagi: The Thirst Rs. 1015.0
The Country is Going to the Dogs: A Novel Rs. 129.0
Tongue of the Slip: Looking Back on Life with Humour Rs. 88.0
Bantaism - II: The Metaphysics of Mainnu Ki Rs. 88.0
Horn OK Please: The Scrotum Scrolls Rs. 113.0
Chaos Down Under Rs. 133.0
[email protected] Knows Rs. 88.0
The Ultimate Santa-Banta Joke Book Rs. 105.0
Corners of a Straight Line: In a Love Story, Even After Love Ends, the Story Continues Rs. 265.5
The Chaos Within Rs. 88.0
Ayesha: The Return of 'She' Rs. 88.0
Corporate Dhamma Rs. 257.0
Lovers' Rock Rs. 178.0
Kamadeva the God of Desire Rs. 133.0
Meer: A Novel Rs. 133.0
Urban Shots: Love Collection Rs. 192.0
Chetan Bhagat Collection Rs. 827.0

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