23 November, 2020

Well-Thumbed & Well-Marked

In the year gone by, new releases jostled with books of recent vintage and old favourites on the reading lists of India’s prominent people.

Well-Thumbed & Well-Marked

L.K. Advani,
BJP leader 

  • SUPER POWER? The Amazing Race between China’s Hare and India’s Tortoise
    Raghav Bahl
    Network 18 editor Bahl’s engrossing book compares our two countries, the emerging great powers of Asia in this century.
  • Shah Commission Report—Lost and Regained
    Ed. by Era Sezhiyan
    It was originally published in 1978, but Era Sezhiyan, my old friend and Parliamentary colleague, has added a sub-title and a very revealing preface and introduction to Justice Shah’s investigation report on the Emergency excesses of 1975-1977, and made it a truly remarkable record of India’s political history. I deem this book Sezhiyan’s signal service to history, to democracy, to India.
  • Myths and Facts: Bangladesh Liberation War
    B..Z. Khasru
    Khasru’s thesis is...


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