Tuesday, 16 December 2014


Description of A Thousand Splendid Suns (English) (Paperback) by Khaled Hosseini - Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. Yet love can move a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism.

About the Author - Khaled Hosseini was born in Afghanistan and his family received political asylum in the USA in 1980. He lives in California and he works as a physician. First published in the UK in September 2003 and winner of the Borders Original Voices Award and a New York Times bestseller, The Kite Runner, his first novel, won The Penguin/Orange Broadband Readers' Group Prize three years in a row from 2006.

A Thousand Splendid Suns went straight to Number 1 in the Fiction Besteller charts on publication in May 2007. A Thousand Splendid Suns was awarded the Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year 2008, and the 2008 Book Sense book of the year award for fiction.

The film of The Kite Runner was nominated for three BAFTAs in 2007 for Adapted Screenplay, Film not in the English Language and Music. In September 2011, Bloomsbury published a graphic novel version of The Kite Runner and reissued the book in paperback.

Specifications of A Thousand Splendid Suns (English) (Paperback) by Khaled Hosseini

Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing (IN)

ISBN-10

1408844443

Edition

1st

Imprint

Bloomsbury Paperbacks

Number of Pages

432 Pages

Publication Year

2013 January

Language

English

ISBN-13

9781408844441

Binding

Paperback

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Description of The Winning Way: Learnings From Sport For Managers (English) (Paperback) by Harsha Bhogle, Anita Bhogle - Harsha Bhogle, sports commentator and writer, and Anita Bhogle, Advertising and communication consultant, have previously conducted a series of motivational workshops for many corporates, this book is a collation of their learnings during these workshops. A great read, this book helps you to delve into the world of sports and you discover that the road to success is paved by the same bricks, irrespective of the field one is hoping to succeed in. The basic ability to succeed is within each one of us. But combining this ability with the right attitude, a thirst to excel, and an unceasing passion make a world of a difference.

In The Winning Way: Learnings From Sport For Managers, the authors cite several examples from the sports world, each example leaves the reader with lingering afterthoughts, inspiration, and a valuable lesson. This book may be offhandedly perceived as yet another 'Guideline to success 101' lesson, but the uniqueness of the book lies in the fact that all these 'guidelines' have been explained through a sports viewpoint, making it far more engaging.

If you are one of those people who gain motivation through the relentless triumphs of sportsmen and sportswomen, this book will reveal the secret behind their formulas of success. Although the target audience of this book is primarily corporate managers, this is a great book about leadership and consistency and can be enjoyed by just about anyone due to its easy, yet captivating flow. Harsha's vast knowledge of sports, coupled with Anita's experience in the corporate world has helped them work through this book with expert ease.

About The Authors - Harsha Bhogle is a notable Indian cricket commentator and journalist, and has now ventured into TV presentation.

He has previously compiled a biography of Mohammad Azharuddin and has also released a publication called Out of The Box.

Born in Hyderabad, he pursued a graduate degree in chemical engineering, and proceeded to become an IIM Ahmedabad graduate. He is widely recognized because of his role as a live cricket commentator since 1995, apart from hosting a few television programs, for Star Sports and ESPN. He has also hosted the popular travel show on BBC, Travel India. He is also a regular columnist for a The Sportstar.

Anita Bhogle, also an IIM-A graduate is a corporate lecturer.

She currently runs a sports-based communication consultancy in Mumbai city called Prosearch in collaboration with her husband. Harsha and Anita currently reside in Mumbai with their two sons, Satchit and Chinmay.

Specifications of The Winning Way: Learnings From Sport For Managers (English) (Paperback) by Harsha Bhogle, Anita Bhogle

Publisher

Westland And Tranquebar Press

ISBN-10

9380658322

Number of Pages

226 Pages

Publication Year

2011

Language

English

ISBN-13

9789380658322

Binding

Paperback

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Description of Women & the Weight : Loss Tamasha (English) (Paperback) by Rujuta Diwekar - Women And The Weight Loss Tamasha is the sequel to the author's previous weight loss book entitled Don't Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight, and is directed towards women only. Through the course of this book, Diwekar begins to throw light on the different stages in the life of a woman, and how they impact her life. In her previous book, Diwekar explained that eating the right kind of food is essential for controlling excess weight gain. However, in this book, she tells the readers that there are four principles for women to remain fit and healthy.

These principles include Sleep, Relationships, Nutrition, and Exercise. In this book, Diwekar writes about the life of Indian women, from puberty, right till the time she gets married, along with the stress of handling everything at home. Through the course of this book, she also provides answers to a number of questions, as to whether hormonal problems result in weight issues, or whether stressful schedules cause lifestyle disorders. The author answers the above-mentioned questions, and much more, by providing concrete scientific proof to back her statements.

All in all, this book, Women And The Weight Loss Tamasha provides Indian women with all the info they need to begin their weight loss plan, and achieve the success they always craved for, making it a must-have. The foreword of the book is written by the famous Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor.

About Rujuta Diwekar - Rujuta Diwekar is a well-known celebrity nutritionist from India. Apart from this book, Diwekar has written another book titled Don't Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight.

Diwekar holds a postgraduate degree from SNDT College, Mumbai, in Sports Science And Nutrition. She also completed a course in Sports Nutrition from Australia Institute Of Sports, Canberra, in the year 2010. Through the course of her decade-long career as a fitness consultant, she has worked with clients from all walks of life, such as students, celebrities, homemakers, sportsmen, and businessmen. Some of Diwekar's famous clients include Konkona Sen Sharma, Saif Ali Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Kareena Kapoor, and Anil Ambani. The Asian Institute Of Gastroenterology (AIG) presented Diwekar with the highly-esteemed Nutrition Award. In the year 2012, Diwekar was also listed among the 50 most powerful people in India by People. Diwekar is married to Gaurav Punj, and she currently resides in Mumbai. She has sold over 5 lakh books which have also been translated into over 4 languages.

Specifications of Women & the Weight : Loss Tamasha (English) (Paperback) by Rujuta Diwekar

Publisher

Corvus

ISBN-10

9380658339

Edition

None

Number of Pages

420 Pages

Publication Year

2011 January

Language

English

ISBN-13

9789380658339

Binding

Paperback

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Sunday, 16 November 2014


Description of The 7 Laws of Clearing CA Final (English) (Paperback) by C. A. Nitin Soni

The 7 Laws of clearing CA Final contains laws that have helped many students realize their dream of becoming a Chartered Accountant. The book holds secrets that have been tried and tested by many students including the author, Nitin Soni.

That passing the CA exam is not just about hard work is made clear by the fact that students pass some exams having put in relatively little work - while failing in those subjects that they may have worked the hardest at. Acquiring a degree like CA, that gives you respect and recognition like none other requires a lot more than mere hard work.

There are several students who pass CA Final with considerable ease. What is it that helps them clear CA Final without hard work? The 7 Laws of Clearing CA Final answers this question and others that haunt the aspirants of the CA examination.

The 7 Laws of Clearing CA Final stipulates that there are direct and indirect causes of failure in a course like Chartered Accountancy. Out of the 7 laws, 5 tackle the direct causes while the other 2 take care of the indirect ones. All the ideas have been well backed up by the toppers of CA Final course and the application of these laws can help students succeed in any competitive exam.

About the Author - He joined the Indian Revenue Service as an Income Tax Officer, Class I. He stood first in the whole country in the Income Tax Officers' Examination. Later, he quit the revenue service and launched into a highly successful taxation practice.

Specifications of The 7 Laws of Clearing CA Final (English) (Paperback) by C. A. Nitin Soni

Publisher

Taxmann Publication Pvt Ltd

ISBN-10

9350712539

Number of Pages

112 Pages

Publication Year

2013 June

Language

English

ISBN-13

9789350712535

Binding

Paperback

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Thursday, 13 November 2014



Description of Supermarketwala : Secrets to Winning Consumer India (English) (Paperback) by Damodar Mall

Damodar Mall's book is a revelatory debut book that answers many concerns that we have when it comes consumerism. It is a go-to book for all consumer business enthusiasts. Those who wish to understand the reason behind our behaviours as consumers can read this book and understand the psychology behind it. The book consists of insights that give us an analysis of the sector so far. These explanations could help in shaping successful consumer products and retail businesses in the large consumer economy that India is soon going to be. It consists of an interesting and carefully studied consumer behavior.

About Damodar Mall - Damodar Mall is an Indian retail sector professional. He is Chief Executive Officer of Reliance Retail's Value Formats and has been the customer strategy officer of Reliance Retail Ltd. He is the Ex-Director, Integrated Food Strategy at Future Group. He was a part of Kishore Biyani's core strategy team. Damodar Mall is a business graduate from IIM, Bangalore and an engineer from IIT Bombay. He won the gold medal in marketing at IIM Bangalore. He has earlier been responsible for promoting a supermarket chain with R.K. Damani in 1999-2000, which flourished into the 60 store D-Mart chain in western India. He has also headed the first phone order supermarket, Sangam Direct for Unilever in 2003. He has been instrumental in shaping Big Bazaar and Food Bazaar for the Future Group. Damodar writes an invitation blog 'Shopkeeper-In-Law' for Forbes India. He has written columns for the Economic Times, DNA, Times of India, amongst others. He was profiled by Mint, a business daily in 2007. Damodar Mall was a part of the Coca-Cola Retail Research Committee of Asia from 2006-2009. He is the recipient of the Golden Spoon Award for the most admired Food & Grocery retail professional of the year, in 2011.

Specifications of Supermarketwala : Secrets to Winning Consumer India (English) (Paperback) by Damodar Mall

Publisher

Random House India

ISBN-10

8184003854

Edition

1st Edition

Number of Pages

320 Pages

Publication Year

2014 September

Language

English

ISBN-13

9788184003857

Binding

Paperback

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Description of An Affair to Remember! (English) (Paperback) by Harkeerat Anand

When ABCEDF Corp. begins to feel the weight of becoming a large organization, it is slowly plagued with all the problems of software giants. One man and his best friend set out on a journey through the ditches of self-destruction and learn the values of friendship, ambition and love, and the dangers of embezzlement and crime. What ensues, of course, could either make their careers or break them and the corporation itself entirely.

About Harkeerat Anand

Harkeerat Anand is an Indian writer. A postgraduate in Electronics Engineering, she is a Ph.D. scholar at IIT Delhi.

Specifications of An Affair to Remember! (English) (Paperback) by Harkeerat Anand

Publisher

Srishti Publishers

ISBN-10

9382665145

Edition

1st

Book Type

Fiction Book

Number of Pages

176 Pages

Publication Year

2014 May

Language

English

ISBN-13

9789382665144

Binding

Paperback

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Description of When Hari Met His Saali (English) (Paperback) by Harsh Warrdhan

Her idea of romance comes from movies and magazines. His idea of romance is that it is unnecessary.

Tia was in love with her career and her lifestyle in America. And she was madly in love with Hari. But where was the romance she craved? Simi was the young girl left behind in a small town in India who hadn't seen her sister for years.  She was a dreamer. But what did she really want out of life?

And then there was Hari. Straight-forward and uncomplicated, it felt like nothing he did was ever good enough for Tia. But didn't every man want an ambitious and successful wife no matter how demanding they were? Theirs was a love story that was never going to be conventional. But what happened to Hari and Tia was something that nobody would have predicted. Mix two sisters with bad history between them and one clueless man, to form one whacky triangle, and you get a cautionary lesson in how you should be careful of what you wish for in the name of love?

Set in Los Angeles and Nagpur, India, 'When Hari Met His Saali' is a funny, fresh, and outrageous look at young people and their dreams, longings, aches and heartbreaks. It is a fascinating take on the grand idea of love and the reality of romance. In a breezy, humorous narrative anchored around a magical twist, the story of Tia, Simi and Hari unfolds from romantic comedy into a climax full of suspense.

About Harsh Warrdhan - Harsh Warrdhan is an Indian writer. An engineering graduate, he took up filmmaking at Los Angeles and passed out of Columbia College. He has written screenplays, and has directed an American film. His experience traveling widely for his work has led him to gain a rich resource from which he draws while writing. He is happily married to a fiction writer and the couple are expecting their next child.

Specifications of When Hari Met His Saali (English) (Paperback) by Harsh Warrdhan

Publisher

Harlequin India

ISBN-10

9351064492

Number of Pages

336 Pages

Publication Year

2014 May

Language

English

ISBN-13

9789351064497

Binding

Paperback

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Description of Fit Pregnancy : The Complete Health Plan For You And Your Baby (English) (Paperback) by Namita Jain

Fit Pregnancy is a handy book on pregnancy by Namita Jain, a well-known wellness expert. The book provides answers to all the questions that intrigue pregnant Indian women. This user friendly book includes tips, recipes, exercises, and valuable advice for mothers-to-be and women planning for a baby. The author provides sound advice for a fitter pregnancy based on several case studies and her clients' experiences. This book will be an ideal read for expecting mothers and couples planning to have a baby in the near future.

About Namita Jain

Namita Jain is an Indian wellness expert. She has over 25 years of experience in this field and holds international certifications in many health-related disciplines. She is the founder of Live Active and her brand, Jaldi Fit, have become popular in the health and lifestyle sector. She has been associated with Diet Mantra, a pan-India venture, where she trains dieticians. Namita is also a clinical fitness specialist with the Bombay Hospital, Mumbai. She has authored several books on wellness and fitness, including Jaldi Fit with Namita Jain, The Four Week Countdown Diet and Figure It Out.

Specifications of Fit Pregnancy : The Complete Health Plan For You And Your Baby (English) (Paperback) by Namita Jain

Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

ISBN-10

9350293447

Imprint

Collins

Number of Pages

248 Pages

Publication Year

2012

Language

English

ISBN-13

9789350293447

Binding

Paperback

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Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Bengaluru book fair from Dec 19‐28


The 11th edition of Bengaluru Book Fair (BBF) will be held between December 19‐28 at Elaan Convention centre in south Bengaluru. The journey of Bengaluru Book Fair (BBF) started in the year 2003 with a vision to provide a wide platform for publishers, authors and book lovers. "Over a million books in 250 stalls on subjects are expected to draw over one lakh visitors during the fest," Nitin S Shah, President, Bangalore Booksellers and Publishers Association (BBPA), told reporters.

The fair after a hiatus last year, now BBF‐Version 11.0, promises to bring to namma Bengaluru the best of reads and digitised forms from around the globe at a single internationally‐styled, he added. BBF has planned a promotional campaign that includes inter‐school, inter collegiate quizzes, music and painting competitions, debates, jam sessions, painting.

"The purpose in targeting youth is to encourage them to return to book‐reading along with their Internet surfing," said Ullasa Kumar, Treasurer, BBPA.

Monday, 10 November 2014


Description of Accredited Guide to Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency PB (English) (Paperback) by Ashisha A

Data Interpretation is the major factor of Quantitative Aptitude in any question paper which basically shows how data can be represented, analyzed & decoded. The Data Interpretation section can be divided into 2 key areas- i.e. Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency. DI tests your decision-making ability and speed using limited input. It consists of a myriad of graphs, charts and tables from which you have to glean and analyze data. DS problems usually take the form of a logical puzzle, and in the form of question followed by two statements.

This book is the source to get the concepts related to various topics which will help in going through the examination. It also includes the basic concepts behind the questions, asked in different examinations and makes your better practice to solve the problems.

This book has been prepared after a comprehensive research on the teachers who are involved in teaching of DI/DS, problems generally faced by students and on the basis of question paper pattern of different examinations.

The value points incorporated in this book on the basis on above research make this book stand apart from other books.

Salient Features
1. Chapter-wise explanatory test (theory), will make the students completely understand different concepts.
2. Clear indication of the types of questions along with proper guidelines, to solve them.
3. The Exercises of each chapter has been graded as per difficulty level.
4. Fully Solved Exercises.
5. Questions of different Competitive Examinations have been covered.

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Data Table
  3. Bar Chart
  4. Cartesian (line) Graph or x-y Charts
  5. Pie Charts or Circle Graph
  6. Mixed Graph
  7. Case Studies
  8. Data Sufficiency

Specifications of Accredited Guide to Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency PB (English) (Paperback) by Ashisha A

Publisher

Arihant Publications(I) Pvt.Ltd - Meerut

ISBN-10

9350942127

Publication Year

2012

Language

English

ISBN-13

9789350942123

Binding

Paperback

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