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Literary Review Issue 498

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Literary Review Issue 498 Author: Nanacy Sladek/Various Authors Publisher: Literary Review ISBN: 9770144436096 Date: July 2021 Price: £4.50

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‘Escape To Nowhere’ by Amar Bhusan

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Escape To Nowhere Author: Amar Bhusan Publisher: Konark Publishers ISBN: 9789322008208 Date: July 2021 No. of Pages: 52 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Price: £15.99 / $26.50 A whistleblower nervously drops in to share his suspicion about a senior colleague’s involvement in espionage with Jeevnathan, head of the security division of the Agency, India’s External Intelligence Service. An inquiry […]

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Six New Releases From Niyogi Books

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BANARAS Of Gods, Humans and Stories. Author: Nilosree Biswas & Irfan Nabi Publisher: Niyogi Books ISBN: 978-93-89136-77-7 Date: July 2021 No. of Pages: 240 Genre: Travel/Culture/Religion Price: £52.50 A cascading effect of events unravels in Banaras: on its ghats and in its lanes. Myriad lanes emerge like an umbilical cord out of the ghats to the womb […]

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‘Textbook of Medical Parasitology’ by Sumeeta Khurana & Abhishek Mewara

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Textbook of Medical Parasitology Author: Sumeeta Khurana / Abhishek Mewara Publisher: Universities Press ISBN: 978-93-89211-894 Date: July 2021 No. of Pages: 384 Genre: Medical Sciences Price: £22.50/$36.99 The Textbook of Medical Parasitology is a handy guide for workers in the field and is aimed at equipping them with the specialised skills, scientific information and research tools that […]

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‘People’s Linguistic Survey of India: The Languages of Chhattisgarh, Volume 7, Part II’ by G. N. Devy & Madhu Singh

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People’s Linguistic Survey of India: The Languages of Chhattisgarh, Volume 7, Part II Chief Editor: G. N. Devy Volume Editor: Madhu Singh Publisher: Orient BlackSwan ISBN: 978-93-5442-079-5 Date: 29/06/21 No. of Pages: 256 Genre: Linguistics Price: £45.99/$73.50 The Languages of Chhattisgarh (volume seven, part two) of the People’s Linguistic Survey of India discusses the Non-Scheduled languages spoken […]

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‘Introduction To Sanskrit (Part One)’ by Thomas Egenes

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Introduction To Sanskrit (Part One) Author: Thomas Egenes Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass International ISBN: 978-93-9069-604-8 (HB), 978-81-9493-026-6 (PB) Date: 2021 (First Revised Edition) No. of Pages: 386 (HB), 408 (PB) Genre: Language Price: £36.99 (HB), £28.99 (PB) The most important investment for any beginning Sanskrit student is a copy of Thomas Egene’s excellent Introduction to Sanskrit. This is a […]

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‘An Anthology Of Indian English Prose’ by R.C. Prasad & J.P. Singh

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An Anthology Of Indian English Prose Author: R.C. Prasad / J.P. Singh Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass International ISBN: 978-93-9069-635-2 Date: 2021 No. of Pages: 138 Genre: Literature Price: £6.99 Meant as the anthology of Indian English prose is for students studying for their Honours examination in English, it includes representative writing by some of the celebrated Indian writers […]

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‘The Struggle Within: A Memoir of the Emergency’ by Ashok Chakravarti

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The Struggle Within: A Memoir of the Emergency Author: Ashok Chakravarti Publisher: HarperCollins India ISBN: 9789354227479 Date: June 2021 No. of Pages: 256 Genre: Memoirs Price: £15.99 / $25.95 The Emergency lasted from 1975 to 1977. It was Independent India’s darkest hour. Over 150,000 people are said to have been arrested and kept in prison without trial […]

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‘Nations and Nationalisms: A Short Introduction’ by Kaustav Chakraborty & Krishna Sen

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Nations And Nationalisms: A Short Introduction Author: Kaustav Chakraborty Editor: Krishna Sen Publisher: Orient BlackSwan ISBN: 978-93-5442-056-6 Date: 15th June 2021 No. of Pages: 204 Genre: Sociology Price: £9.99 /  $15.95 This volume is a comprehensive introduction to the idea of the nation, and offers a critical engagement with the contending manifestations of nationhood. Nations and Nationalisms […]

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‘Agile In Practice’ by Sudipta Malakar

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Agile In Practice Author: Sudipta Malakar Publisher: BPB Publications ISBN: 9789389423440 Date: 6th April 2021 No. of Pages: 314 Genre: Software Development & Engineering Price: £21.99 / $35.95 This book is a pragmatic guidance teaching modern IT professionals how to improvise and scale up IT delivery capabilities using leading project management methodologies including Agile and Kanban. It […]

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