A book for word-lovers

Shashi Tharoor is a mesmeric speaker and prolific writer (he brings out a book every year) as everyone knows, but his fondness for big words is a myth. Good communication in speech or writing is a matter of using the right word, as Tharoor has said often.

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On the racks – October 20

Work Hard-ly Author                  : Monica Iyengar Publisher             : Rupa Publications Pages                    : 118; Rs.170 Divided into 13 chapters, the book discusses time management, team management, balancing professional and personal life, leadership qualities, women in the

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Only angels can fly Author                  : Somanth Sapru Publisher             : K W Publishers Pages                    : 525; Rs.1440 Back in 1927 when the Directorate of Civil Aviation was set up, and Indians learned to fly, to the

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On the racks – July 2020

A Burning Author                  : Megha Majumdar Publisher             : Knopf Publishing Group Pages                    : 304; Rs.527 After a careless comment on Facebook, Jivan, a Muslim girl, is accused of a terrorist attack on a train and

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On the racks – June 2020

A woman is no man Author        : Etaf Rumō Publisher   : Harper Perennial Pages           : 368; Rs.322 Palestine, 1990. Seventeen-year- old Isra prefers reading books to entertaining the suitors her father has chosen for her. Over a week, the naive and dreamy girl

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