Monday, February 7, 2011

New books at twistntales !

Hi all,

A quick peek into what’s new at the Store! There are some absolute delights that come in every day! Check them out!

Wow/ New and Noteworthy

“Women Changing India” edited by Urvashi Butalia and Anita Roy @ Rs.1995/-
“Love, Sex, Death &Words- Surprising Tales from a Year in Literature” by John Sutherland and Stephen Fender @ Rs.899/- (pgs 512)
“A Treasury Of Indian Wisdom’ by Karan Singh @ Rs.450/- (pgs 210)
“Where The Sidewalk Ends: The Poems and Drawings of Shel Silverstein” @ Rs. 399/-
“India – A Portrait, an intimate biography of 1.2 billion people” by Patrick French @ Rs.699/- (pgs 433)
“Going Places – India’s Small Town Cricket Heroes” by K.R. Guruprasad @ Rs. 199/- (pgs 166)
“The Naïve and the Sentimental Novelist” by Orhan Pamuk @ Rs. 450/- (pgs 200)
“Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” by Amy Chua @ Rs. 450/- (pgs 235)
“The Price of Everything – the Cost of Birth, the Price of Death and the Value of Everything in Between” by Eduardo Porter @ Rs. 499/- (pgs 296)
“India – A Traveller’s Literary Companion” Ed. by Chandrahas Choudhury @ Rs. 399/- (pgs 235)
“50 Facts that Should Change the World” by Jessica Williams @ Rs.399/- (pgs 300)
“Unmentionables: Words and Phrases from Family Jewels to Friendly Fire. What We Say Instead of What We Mean” By Ralph Keyes @ Rs. 299/- (pgs 342)
“The Big Book Shelf- in Conversation with 30 Famous Writers” by Sunil Sethi @ Rs.350/- (pgs 240)
“Penguin Evergreen Classic Series” @ Rs. 99/- each (Titles released so far are : The Mark of Vishnu- Khushwant Singh, Building a New India- A.P.J Abdul Kalam, My Experiments with Truth- M.K. Gandhi, Feluda- Satyajit Ray, Kabuliwallah- Rabindranath Tagore, Kamasutra-Vatsyayana, The Mahabharata-Vyasa, Malgudi- R.K. Narayan, Valmiki Ramayana, The Jungle Book- Rudyard Kipling, The Kitemaker-Ruskin Bond, The Quilt-Ismat Chughtai, The Shroud- Premchand, and Toba Tek Singh-Saadat Hasan Manto.


“Tales of Terror from the Tunnel’s Mouth” by Chris Priestly @ Rs.299/- (pgs 258)
“Nightrunners Of Bengal” by John Masters @ Rs.350/- (pgs 381)
“The Family Arsenal” by Paul Theroux @ Rs.350/- (pgs 295)
“Evidence” by Jonathan Kellerman @ Rs.295/- (pgs 440)
“Death of A Radical” by Rebecca Jenkins @ Rs.299/- (pgs 391)
“Crescent Dawn” by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler @ Rs.499/- (pgs 548)
“Over My Dead Body” by Michelle Bardsley @ Rs.299/- (pgs 286)
“Museum Of Thieves” by Lian Tanner @ Rs.295/- (pgs 270)
“Spartan Gold” by Clive Cussler with Grant Blackwood @ Rs.299/- (Pgs 502)
“Bone Series” by Jefferson Bass (2 in 1) @ Rs.299/-
“Operation Mincemeat” By Ben Macintyre @ Rs.399/- (Pgs 414)
“The Best American Mystery Stories 2010” Editor Lee Child @ Rs.650/- (Pgs 402)
“The Best of Young Spanish Language Novelists” By Granta @ Rs. 599/- (Pgs 324)
“Tender Hooks” by Moni Mohsin @ Rs. 199/- (pgs 250)
“You against me” by Jenny Downham @ Rs. 499/- (pgs 412)
“The Patience Stone” by Atiq Rahmi (Winner of Goncourt Prize) @ Rs. 299/- (pgs 135)
“Too Many Murders” by Colleen McCullough @ Rs. 299/- (pgs 407)
“Entangled” by Graham Hancock @ Rs. 325/- (pgs 434)

Indian Writing

“Sunset Club” by Khushwant Singh @ Rs.399/- (Pgs 218)
“The Onus Of Karma” by Rudra Krishna @ Rs.250/- (pgs 214)
“Crowded Rooms” by Prem Nath @ Rs.199/- (pgs 165)
“Journeys In The Night- Untold Stories From India’s Best- Known Writers” edited by Negar Akhavi @ Rs.299/- (pgs 334)
“Brief Candle- Three Plays” by Mahesh Dattani @ Rs.199/-(pgs 139)
“Laburnum For My Head Stories” by Temsula Ao @ Rs.150/- (Pgs 107)
“Sahibs’ India- Vignettes from the Raj” by Pran Neville @ Rs.299/- (pgs 243)
“The Premier Murder League” by Geeta Sundar @ Rs.150/- (pgs 231)
“Shadow Men” by Bijoya Sawian @ Rs.199/- (pgs 159)
“Vivek and I” by Mayur Patel @ Rs.299/- (pgs 378)
“Blue Blood” by Uttara Chauhan @ Rs. 250/- (pgs 239)
“The Jewel That Is Best” by Rabindranath Tagore @ Rs. 250/- (pgs 203)
“Three Plays” - Winner of The Hindu Metroplus Playwright Award Winners 2008-2010 @ Rs. 250/- (pgs182)
“Durgeshnandini” by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay @ Rs. 299/- (pgs 190)
“The Story of My Assassins” by Tarun J Tejpal @ Rs.350/- (pgs 522)
“Rebirth” by Jahnavi Barua @ Rs. 250/- (pgs 203)


“I Bought the Monk’s Ferrari” by Ravi Subramanian @ Rs195/- (Pgs 163)
“Beat The Blues before They Beat You- How To overcome Depression” by Robert L. Leahy, PhD @ Rs.299/- (Pgs 273)
“The Rise & Rise Of Jugaad- How Ordinary People Become Extraordinarily Successful” by Virender Kapoor @ Rs.240/- (pgs 202)
“A New Way Of Thinking, A New Way Of Being: Experiencing the Tao Te Ching” by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer @ Rs.650/- (Pgs 370)
“The Locust And The Bird: My Mother’s Story” By Hanan Al-Shaykh @ Rs.350/- (Pgs 302)
“The Puppy That Came For Christmas…” By Megan Rix @ Rs.299/- (Pgs 245)
“Love Yourself…: And It Doesn’t Matter Who You Marry!” @ Rs.299/- (Pgs 267)
“Just Go for It” By Dame Kelly Holmes @ Rs.250/- (Pgs 208)
“Writing on Water – Spontaneous utterances, Insights and Drawings” by Mooji Rs. 350/- (pgs 206)
“Are you ready to Succeed – Uncoventional Strategies for Achieving Personal Mastery in Business and in Life” by Srikumar Rao @ Rs. 325/- (pgs 255)
“The Value of Nothing” by Raj Patel @ Rs. 325/- (pgs 250)
“The Angel Therapy Handbook” by Doreen Virtue @ Rs. 299/- (pgs 237)
“Becoming Buddha – Wisdom Culture for a meaningful life” Ed. by Renuka Singh @ Rs. 399/- (pgs 184)


“Grit, Guts And Gumption – Driving Change In A State Owned Giant – the story of SBI” by Rajesh Chakrabarti @ Rs.499/- (pgs 234)
“Nickel & Dimed- Undercover In Low- Wage USA” by Barbara Ehrenreich @ Rs.399/- (Pgs 221)
“The Talent Masters-Why Smart Leaders Put People Before Numbers” by Bill Conaty and Ram Charan @ Rs.699/- (Pgs 320)
“Open Source Leader- The Future Of Organizations And Leadership” by Sangeeth Varghese @ Rs499/- (pgs 225)
“What Works- The Secrets Of The World’s Best Organizations And Communities” by Hamish McRae @ Rs.499/- (pgs 328)
“Nanovation- How A Little Car Can Teach The World To Think Big” by Kevin and Jacky Freiberg and Dain Dunston @ Rs.450/- (pgs 351)
Leadership @ Infosys” edited by Matt Barney, PhD @ Rs.699/-(pgs 226)
“All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis” By Bethany Mclean And Joe Nocera @ Rs.599/- (Pgs 380)


“Stieg Larsson, My Friend” by Kurdo Baksi @ Rs.450/- (pgs 143)
“Sadhguru- More Than A Life” by Arundhati Subramaniam @ Rs.499/-(pgs 242)
“S. Chandrasekhar – Man of Science” – special centenary edition @ Rs. 499/- (Ed. by Radhika Ramnath, Foreword by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam)


“Wholly Irresponsible Science”: 120 Daring Experiments To Do In Your Home And Garden by Sean Connolly @ Rs 399/- (Pages 311)
“The New Science of Life” By Rupert Sheldrake @ Rs.399/- (Pgs 370)
“A Mind of its Own – How your brain distorts and deceives” by Cordelia Fine @ Rs. 399/- (Pgs 246)
“The Male Brain – An Essential Owner’s Manual For Every Man, and a Cheat Sheet for Every Woman!” by Louann Brizendine @ Rs. 399/- (pgs 300)
“Cycles of Time – An Extraordinary View of the Universe” by Roger Penrose @ Rs. 1099/- (pgs 288)
“The Number Mysteries” by Marcus Du Sautoy @ Rs. 350/- (pgs 299)

Socio Eco Pol

“Across The LoC – Inside Pakistan-Administered Jammu And Kashmir” by Luv Puri @ Rs.350/- (pgs 136)
“Unbound: Indian Women @ Work” by Gita Aravamudan @ Rs250/- (pgs 214)
“Arming without Aiming-India’s Military Modernization” by Stephen P. Cohen and Sunil Dasgupta @ Rs.499/- (pgs 223)
“Way Beyond The Three Rs. - India’s Educational Challenge In The 21st Century” by Y. S. Rajan @ Rs.250/- (pgs 157)
“Talking to the Enemy – Violent Extremism, Sacred Values, and what it means to be Human” by Scott Atran @ Rs. 699/- (Pgs 556)
“How the West was Lost – Fifty years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices ahead” by Dambisa Moyo @ Rs. 550/- (pgs 226)

Young Adults

“The Man with Enormous Wings” by Esther David @ Rs.199/- (pgs 122)
“The Burmese Box- Two Novellas” by Lila Majumdar @ Rs.199/- (pgs 152)
“Bad Moon Rising – The Puffin Book Of Mystery Stories” @ Rs199/- (Pgs 163)
“On Top Of The World-My Everest Adventure” by Arjun Vajpai with Arun Kumar @ Rs.175/- (Pgs 112)
“The Lama, The Snow Leopard and the Thunder Dragon” by John G. Shulman @ Rs.195/- (pgs 202)
“Flute In The Forest” by Leela Gour Broome @ Rs.199/- (pgs 192)
All About Rockets” by S .K. Das @ Rs.175/- (pgs105)
“Puffin Lives- Subas Chandra Bose – The Great Freedom Fighter” by Anu Kumar @ Rs.150/- (pgs 132)
“Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Stars” By Gervase Phinn @ Rs.250/- (Pgs107)
“City of the Lion” by Carl Muller @ Rs. 199/- (pgs 177)


“Iyengar Yoga for Motherhood- Safe Practice For Expectant & New Mothers” by Geeta S. Iyengar, Rita Keller
and Kerstin Khattab @ Rs.1000/- (pgs 443)
“The Buddha And Dr Fuhrer”: An Archaeological Scandal by Charles Allen .
@ Rs299 (Pages 292)
“Parlour Games for Modern Families” By Myfanwy Jones and Spiri Tsintziras @ Rs. 399/- (Pgs 275)
“The Goan Jungle Book” by Nirmal Kulkarni @ Rs. 300/- (pgs 107)
“NurtureShock – Why everything we think about raising our children is wrong” by Po Bronson @ Rs. 399/- (pgs 336)
“The Emperor of all Maladies – A biography of Cancer” by Siddhartha Mukherjee @ Rs. 499/- (pgs 569)
“The Times Of India Higher Education: A Guide to Opportunities in India and Abroad” @ Rs. 250/- (pgs250)
“Hafte Ke Aakhari Din: Ek Corporate Katha” by Manoj Tiwari @ Rs.135/- (pgs 159)
Happy Reading and enjoy your books!

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