A book not just for all UPSC candidates but also for anyone giving competitive exams, How I Topped the UPSC is a no-holds barred book full of so many hacks and so much honesty – you won’t need anything else to succeed.
In this lucid, informative, and insightful book, a leading expert on the subject decodes the complex history of India–China relations and argues that the path ahead is a difficult one that could see more military confrontations, including violent border clashes.
Lively, eloquent and provocative, this is a book that will stimulate much thought, discussion and debate as it challenges the dogmas of the left and the extreme right and raises the key issues that engage India today.
Many of his poems became iconic songs making him a celebrated songwriter. In this marvellous translation of his works into English, acclaimed novelist Amitabha Bagchi brings Muneer’s melancholic, dark, hauntingly beautiful verses alive for a new readership.
Written in Shenoy’s trademark style, Money Wise is a book as much fun to read as it is informative. If you want to start investing, this is the book for you. If you have already started, then read this and up your game.
Simply and grippingly written, My Life as a Comrade will be one of the country’s most important political memoirs, one that sheds light not just on a brilliant politician but the society and the world that shaped her.
But to describe the novel in its plot is to do its originality no justice. In this profoundly daring work – tense, mysterious, even unfathomable on occasion – Jawed builds an atmosphere of gloom and grotesqueness to draw out his themes. And in doing so he penetrates deep into the dark heart of middle-class Muslims today.