Tag: Penguin Random House India

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

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

Grab the new English translation of Pather Panchali

By A Correspondent In the idyllic village of the Abode of Contentment, Durga and her little brother, Opu, grow up in a world of woods, orchards and adventure. Nurtured on their aunt’s songs and stories, they dream of secret magical lands, forbidden gardens and the distant railroad. The grown-up world of debts, resentment and bone-deep