Day: October 16, 2019

Mukesh Starts a Zoo, another treat from Ruskin Bond

Editor | Fiction What else can we have in the zoo?’ asked Teju. ‘We need more than a lizard.’ When Mukesh decides to start a zoo with the help of his friend Teju, little does he know it’s no child’s play. He and his friends work hard at finding animals, and making them enclosures in

What is Poor Economics? Banerjee and Duflo explain

Editor | Non-fiction First published in 2011, Poor Economics: rethinking poverty and the ways to end is a groundbreaking book on understanding and alleviating poverty by Banerjee and Duflo who have dedicated their careers in research to fight global poverty. In this book, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo showcase their work and insights and

What do you know about your body? Ask Bill Bryson

Editor | Non-fiction Bill Bryson sets off to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories The Body: A Guide for Occupants is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up. A wonderful