From a small boy growing up in Rameswaram, to becoming the country’s eleventh President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s life has been a tale of extraordinary determination, courage, perseverance and the desire to excel. In this series of anecdotes and profiles, Dr Kalam looks back on key moments in his past—s..
An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo
For a dozen years as one of the world's most admired CEOs, Indra Nooyi redefined what it means to be an exceptional leader. The first woman of colour and immigrant to run a Fortune 50 company – and one of the foremost strateg..
More than two hundred and thirty years after the publication of Adam Smith’s practical truths that shook the world in “The Wealth of Nations”; it has only begun to be absorbed fully. In his hilarious and brilliant style P.J. O’Rourke shows how Adam Smith is relevant. He tells us in the most amusing ..
“A modern classic of courage and excitement.” —The New Yorker
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING CHARLIE HUNNAM AND RAMI MALEK
Henri Charriere, nicknamed "Papillon," for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, was convicted in Paris in 1931 of a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment..
Blackburn explains the significance of the judicial, moral and political ideas of Plato's Republic and examines its influence on the modern world and why it has been the cornerstone of Western philosophy for over two thousand years now. He analyses why Western thought is still conditioned by this mo..
Everything that happens in life teaches us something you just have to have an eye for the details. when that observation sharpens there are so many lessons that unfolds some that changes our core for good...
Subramania Bharati is the translation of Va. Ro's classic Tamil biography of one of the great poets of the modern era Bharati lived under British rule in India. To avoid arrest from the British government which was incensed by his writings, he fled to Puduchery.
French colony, where he lived for a ..
This biography of the Bible traces its story to reveal it as a complex and contradictory document created by scores of people over hundred of years. It explores the different ways in which the sixty-six books that make the Bible are understood, and identifies the social needs that they answer. Will ..
This book features short biographies of 20 women, queer people known and the unknown,
their life stories being viewed from a feminist view and retold in a way how we failed to see.
We are introduced to women scientists and entrepreneurs who tirelessly delved into their own
inner selves and made disc..
At the tender age of nineteen months, Helen Keller contracted a disease that severely impaired her hearing and sight. After seeking help from several people, she was finally directed to the Perkins Institute for the Blind, where she met Anne Sullivan, a woman who would change her life. Anne’s unorth..
You are amazed at all the things you know which are not on the examination paper. ? Emerging confidently from darkness and silence, she won over her blindness and deafness. Armed with curiosity and imagination, she was grateful for the senses and skills she possessed. Meet Helen Keller, whose life i..