The CEO Factory: Management lessons from Hindustan Unilever by Sudhir Sitapati
Why are there so many CEOs across industries in India who are ex-Unilever people? What is the company’s secret management training sauce? Why is it easier to create a new market than to grab a slice of an existing one? How is it actually smarter to stock your product in smaller quantities in a store than to aggressively push orders? And why you should never, ever believe that pricing down your product will get you more customers. Sharp, insightful and entertaining, The CEO Factory is an MBA course in a single book.
Insights from the 5AM Club by Robin Sharma in 15 mins
Part manifesto for mastery, part playbook for genius-grade productivity and part companion for a life lived beautifully, the 5 am club is a work that will transform your life. Forever.
Watershed 1967: India’s forgotten victory over China by Probal DasGupta
What happened when India and China last went to battle with each other? China won? Wrong, India won. The sole India–China conflict that remains etched in our collective memory is the 1962 war, which India tragically lost. Five years later, in 1967, India and China faced off once again in the heights of Cho La and Nathu La at the Sikkim border. This time, overcoming the odds, India triumphed. Full of thrilling international intrigue and nail-biting battle scenes, this book aims to rectify a blind spot in history and shine the spotlight on a story of incredible bravery that India should be proud of.
Solving the Ultimate Mystery by OSHO
It is time for science and spirituality to come together and solve the mystery around life and death, according to Osho.
Girl Made of Gold by Gitanjali Kolanad
Thanjavur, the 1920s. One night, the young devadasi Kanaka disappears and, as if in her place, a statue of a woman in pure gold mysteriously appears in the temple to which she was to be dedicated. Many villagers assume that Kanaka has turned into the girl made of gold. Others are determined to search for her. Through the story of Kanaka’s disappearance, Gitanjali Kolanad gives us a beautifully realized world – of priests, zamindars and devadasis, and of art, desire and their dark reverse sides. Girl Made of Gold is a mystery, thrillingly told, and also a moving human story of the pursuit of love and freedom.
Leila’s Wedding Night by Leila Banerjee
Would Leila get what she desires?
Bottle of Lies by Katherin Eban
In 2004, Dinesh Thakur, an employee of Ranbaxy discovered a terrible secret. Ranbaxy had been fabricating the test results of their drugs, endangering millions of patients. This is the sensational account of the fall from grace of India’s largest pharma. But the rot in Indian pharma isn’t confined to Ranbaxy alone. In this book, investigative journalist Katherine Eban also raises troubling questions about some of its biggest names – Wockhardt, Dr Reddy’s, Glenmark and RPG Life Sciences. Filled with shocking and eye-opening details, It will make you view every pill you take with foreboding and suspicion.