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Forest of Tides: The untold story of the Sunderbans Author                  : Manisha Sobhrajani Publisher             : Hachette India Pages                    : 166; Rs.399 In Forest of Tides, Manisha Sobhrajani recounts her experience of living and working in the Sunderbans supervising

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Titan, Inside India’s most successful consumer brand Author                  : Vinay Kamath Publisher             : Hachette India Pages                    : 187; Rs.599 From boardrooms to back rooms Titan, Inside India’s most successful consumer brand reveals how a quintessential Indian brand from the

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Handy Handbook

Although the jacket of this book is old-fashioned — apart from featuring a bunch of young people who are clearly not of any-part-of-India origin — the title makes it clear that it is as much a book for teens as for anybody who has anything to do

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Fit perspective

Sheela Nambiar’s book isn’t the last word on the subject; some of the things she says or doesn’t say leave room for healthy discussion. But it is a reasonably comprehensive exploration of why fitness matters, and how the lack of it impacts us. She takes the trouble

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Read, Lead, Succeed

Get ready to lead — a book that brims with positivity and motivation, it talks about aspects such as goal setting, skill development, time management, teamwork and social intelligence. Peppered with case studies and laced with humour, it makes an interesting read. Talking about accountability, the author narrates

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Bitten by the matchbox bug

Most of us must have come across philatelists (who collects postage stamps as a hobby), numismatists (coins and papermoney collectors) and deltiologists (post card ­collectors). Well, I am a phillumenist. ­Phillumeny refers to the hobby of collecting matchbox labels. It is not half as popular as stamp and coin ­collecting. My

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