Category: Non-Fiction

Mind Master: Winning Lessons from Viswanathan Anand

Editor | Non-fiction In a new book (coming out in December 11) aptly titled Mind Master, India’s first Grandmaster and five-time chess World Champion Viswanathan Anand looks back on his wealth of experience and shares sharp lessons on how to navigate life. In this absorbing account (as told to Susan Ninan), Anand takes readers on

Crack the Code: Maths Mysteries for all ages

Editor | Non-fiction Crack the Code: Maths Mysteries for All Ages is packed with clever conundrums and ciphers for anyone interested in critical thinking, logical reasoning and mathematics, of course. Whether you are 11 or 41, you’re going to love solving the 25 mysteries in this book that combine simple cryptology and arithmetic with some

Pangat: A Feast, Food and Lore from Marathi Kitchens

Editor | Food Discover the magic of Maharashtrian cuisine! If you thought that Marathi food was only about coconut and spices, or vada pao and missal pao, think again. In this delectable compendium of recipes and stories, culinary researcher Saee Koranne-Khandekar debunks the myths surrounding the foods of Maharashtra and showcases the versatility and sheer

Measuring Poverty Around The World: Anthony Atkinson’s Take

Editor | Economy In this, his final book, economist Anthony Atkinson, one of the world’s great social scientists and a pioneer in the study of poverty and inequality, offers an inspiring analysis of a central question: What is poverty and how much of it is there around the globe? The persistence of poverty―in rich and

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