The extraordinary early life in India and England of one of the world's leading public intellectuals
Where is 'home'? For Amartya Sen home has been many places - Dhaka in modern Bangladesh where he grew up, the village of Santiniketan where he was raised by his grandparents as much as by his parent..
The stories of the Trojan War and Helen of Troy, Patroclus and Achilles, the Sirens and the Cyclops are embedded in western culture, yet readers are often unaware that they were made famous by two epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, and one blind poet: Homer. In this lyrical and graceful book, Al..
One of India’s greatest martyrs in his own words…undiluted and undaunted.
A portrait of man with an acute scholarly mind and a cheerful socialist heart.
Between the years 1929 in September till March 1931 when he was sent to the gallows a day before his actual hanging date, Bhagat Singh wrote exte..
Born in a traditional family of Karnal, Haryana, Kalpana Chawla had an unlikely background and unfavourable climate for becoming an astronaut. Braving opposition from her father and even some of her teachers, Kalpana, however, literally reached for the stars, by becoming an aerospace engineer.
Writer-turned-politician Muthuvel Karunanidhi is amongst the most important political figures India has ever seen. He was the chief minister of Tamil Nadu for five terms and leader of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) for over five decades. Still remembered for his controversial but fruitful caree..
This book is a short biography on Marie Curie, eminent scientist and Nobel Laureate. Curie, a
physicist and chemist was a pioneering scientist and researcher. She was the first woman to
win a Nobel Prize. She and her husband Pierre Curie are the first ever couple to win the Nobel
Prize together. Mar..
The book is a short biography on Savitribai Puhle, an attempt to take the tall leader to the
young audience. The purpose is to stress upon the importance of education and social equity.
It is really unfortunate that the history books prescribed for students in schools and colleges
do not speak about..
This unusual autobiography "The Story of My Experiments with Truth", is a window to the workings of Mahatma Gandhi's mind- a window to the emotions of his heart, a window to understanding what drove this seemingly ordinary man to the heights of being the father of a nation- India.
Starting with his ..
Wheen’s brilliant account shows that far from being a dry economic treatise, Das Kapital is like a vast novel, whose heroes are enslaved by the monster they created: capitalism. The author argues that as long as capitalism endures, Das Kapital demands to be read and understood...
This book written in very simple language is the autobiography of science activist Professor
Mohana. She rose from a very ordinary uneducated peasant family to being the National
Committee Member of Samatha and General Body Member of the All India Science Forum.
She worked as a Zoology professor for..
எம்.ஆர்.எம். அப்துற்-றஹீம் அவர்கள்¸ பெருமானார் முகம்மது நபி (ஸல்) அவர்களின் முழு வாழ்க்கை வரலாற்றை மிக விரிவாக ஆங்கிலத்தில் எழுதி 1971 – ல் வெளிவந்த இந்நூல் நீண்ட இடைவெளிக்குப் பிறகு மீண்டும் வெளிவந்திருக்கிறது..