Readers’ Choice Week 3

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FRI

Pyjamas Are Forgiving by Twinkle Khanna

In the serene sanctuary of Kerala’s Shanthamaaya spa where food is rationed, sex forbidden and emotions centred, Anshu meets someone familiar and deeply unsettling – her ex-husband. Bittersweet, funny and wise, PYJAMAS ARE FORGIVING confirms Twinkle Khanna as one of our great storytellers.

SAT

Mr Eashwar’s Daughter by Debeshi Gooptu

Eight years ago, family pride and an obstinate father had forced Anamika Eashwar to let go of the love of her life. Now he’s back again, a decorated captain of the Indian Navy. Will life offer her a second chance?

SUN

When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy

At once the chronicle of an abusive marriage and a celebration of the invincible power of art, WHEN I HIT YOU is a smart, fierce and courageous take on traditional wedlock in modern India

MON

Ironing Out the Logical Mind by Sadhguru

Sadhguru on how to sharpen your mind

TUE

Rebel Sultans: The Deccan from Khilji to Shivaji by Manu S Pillai

Manu S. Pillai narrates the story of the Deccan from the close of the thirteenth century to the dawn of the eighteenth. We witness the dramatic rise and fall of the Vijayanagar empire, even as we negotiate intrigues at the courts of the Bahmani kings and the Rebel Sultans who overthrew them.

WED

Operation Cactus by Sushant Singh

An attempted coup d’etat in the Maldives, a desperate SOS from its President and PM Rajiv Gandhi’s swift decision to come to his aid: OPERATION CACTUS features a flamboyant brigadier, a bemused ambassador, daredevil paratroopers, ace pilots and naval officers, who come together to do the impossible

THUR

Good Economics for Hard Times by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo

Figuring out how to deal with today’s critical economic problems is the great challenge of our time. We have the resources to solve these problems, but lack ideas that will help us jump the wall of distrust that divides us. In this revolutionary book, winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics 2019 Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo take on this challenge and make a persuasive case for intelligent interventions toward a society built on compassion and respect.

One Comment

  1. Pratiti / October 16, 2021 at 9:19 am /Reply

    My choice: why do we shame India’s abused daughters. It isn’t a happy-go-lucky book but it is optimistic.

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