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Bookless In Baghdad

Author : Shashi Tharoor
ISBN : 9781611454086
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“This amalgam of essay, literary criticism, and memoir blends into a tribute to the world of books.” —Chicago Tribune
Category: Biography & Autobiography


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ISBN : STANFORD:36105121676022
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

The Elephant The Tiger And The Cell Phone

Author : Shashi Tharoor
ISBN : 0670081450
Genre : India
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For More Than Four Decades After Gaining Independence, India, With Its Massive Size And Population, Staggering Poverty And Slow Rate Of Growth, Was Associated With The Plodding, Somnolent Elephant, Comfortably Resting On Its Achievements Of Centuries Gone By. Then In The Early 1990S The Elephant Seemed To Wake Up From Its Slumber And Slowly Begin To Change Until Today, In The First Decade Of The Twenty-First Century, Some Have Begun To See It Morphing Into A Tiger. As India Turns Sixty, Shashi Tharoor, Novelist And Essayist, Reminds Us Of The Paradox That Is India, The Elephant That Is Becoming A Tiger: With The Highest Number Of Billionaires In Asia, It Still Has The Largest Number Of People Living Amid Poverty And Neglect, And More Children Who Have Not Seen The Inside Of A Schoolroom Than Any Other Country. So What Does The Twenty-First Century Hold For India? Will It Bring The Strength Of The Tiger And The Size Of An Elephant To Bear Upon The World? Or Will It Remain An Elephant At Heart? In More Than Sixty Essays Organized Thematically Into Six Parts, Shashi Tharoor Analyses The Forces That Have Made Twenty-First Century India And Could Yet Unmake It. He Discusses The Country S Transformation In His Characteristic Lucid Prose, Writing With Passion And Engagement On A Broad Range Of Subjects, From The Very Notion Of Indianness In A Pluralist Society To The Evolution Of The Once Sleeping Giant Into A World Leader In The Realms Of Science And Technology; From The Men And Women Who Make Up His India Gandhi And Nehru And The Less Obvious Ramanujan And Krishna Menon To An Eclectic Array Of Indian Experiences And Realities, Virtual And Spiritual, Political And Filmi. The Book Is Leavened With Whimsical And Witty Pieces On Cricket, Bollywood And The National Penchant For Holidays, And Topped Off With An A To Z Glossary On Indianness, Written With Tongue Firmly In Cheek. Diverting And Instructive As Ever, Artfully Combining Hard Facts And Statistics With Personal Opinions And Observations, Tharoor Offers A Fresh, Insightful Look At This Timeless And Fast-Changing Society, Emphasizing That India Must Rise Above The Past If It Is To Conquer The Future.
Category: India

Gs In 60 Days

Author : Dwivedi
ISBN : 0070670781
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Between East And West

Author : Marie Annette Martel
ISBN : UOM:39015070713295
Genre : East and West
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Category: East and West

This Is On Me

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ISBN : 0578751852
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This Is On Me is a collection of some of my articles which have appeared in various publications over the span of two decades They deal mostly with my observations and reflections on travel, places, people and a variety of other subjects. This book has no central theme- it's a mix of experiences that in essence, happened to me at different times in my life. They're written "for the lay person rather than academic specialists " just as author Shashi Tharoor wrote for his book, Bookless In Baghdad. All of these articles have been published both in the United States and in the Philippines. Some of them have been edited and revised for inclusion in this book but the ideas and intentions embodied in their original publication remain the same.

The Herald

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ISBN : UOM:39015063380771
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123010261
Genre : India
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Category: India


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ISBN : UOM:39015064849816
Genre : Asia
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Category: Asia

The Hindu Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015064821831
Genre : Hindi newspapers
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Category: Hindi newspapers

New York

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ISBN : NWU:35556035775907
Genre : New York (N.Y.)
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Category: New York (N.Y.)

The Nation

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105006745405
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Guide To Book Publishers Editors And Literary Agents 2006

Author : Jeff Herman
ISBN : 0977268209
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Now updated for 2008, this annual edition of the classic bestselling directory provides everything working writers need to find the most receptive publishers, editors, and agents for their work.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822030169320
Genre : American literature
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Negotiating Empowerment

Author : Prema Kumari Dheram
ISBN : UOM:39015080548137
Genre : English language
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The book is a collection of key papers presented at an international conference held at the Indo-American Centre for International studies, Hyderabad, India, in 2004, and includes a few other contributions of an equally high standard. Together, they offer an international perspective on language use and pedagogy, relating to both theory and application, in various countries including Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Switzerland and the United States of America. The volume highlights issues such as identity construction, self-esteem, economic and intellectual empowerment, and the role of the individual and state in the context of English as a second language, and suggest how we may examine and address them.
Category: English language

Aim Report

Author : Accuracy in Media, inc
ISBN : IND:30000114689049
Genre : Conservatism
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Category: Conservatism

Encyclopaedia Of Great Indian Novels And Novelists

Author : Ravi Narayan Pandey
ISBN : STANFORD:36105210604901
Genre : Indic fiction
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The novels in India is conventionally thought to have emerged in the middle of the nineteenth century. The year of the Rebellion, 1857, also saw the publication of Alaler Gharer Dulal, upon which Bankimchandra Chatterji, who himself holds a lofty place in the development of the novel In India, lavished praise as a beautifully written work.
Category: Indic fiction