Flipkart Now Reading: Great Weekend Reads For The Month
Sometimes, there are books that captivate you from the very first moment, and keep you hanging on until the very last page. You absolutely cannot look away from these (and maybe you miss your subway stop. It happens. Oh, just us? Okay.) This month’s list brings you autobiographies that are full of heart, humor, and pull-at-your-heartstrings emotion, and the non-fictions are just as epic as you’d expect. So no matter what type of reader you are, we suggest you pop down through the list below and start adding to that ever-growing TBR that we know you have. We know we’re doing it because the books this month are just that good. Are you ready for all these amazing reads?
Book of the Month:
Everybody is aware that Swami Ramdev is a yoga guru known for his work in Ayurveda, business, politics and agriculture. But do you know where he was born? Why did he take sanyas and get into spirituality? What is his vision for India? Fearless, driven and with a penchant for being outspoken, Swami Ramdev-for the first time-addresses the major controversies, turning points and achievements of his life. An autobiographical account, My Life, My Mission is written with senior journalist Uday Mahurkar and captures the seer's journey from a small village in Haryana to the international stage.
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Top Reads For The Month:
Book of the month aside, Badsha and Yagya have more suggestions coming your way. Here are their top recommendations for the month.
Lessons Life Taught Me, Unknowingly by Anupam Kher: An extraordinary, riveting and no-holds-barred saga studded with fascinating behind-the-scenes revelations, anecdotes and rare nuggets of lessons. Anupam Kher's life story is nothing short of a grand masala box office hit. It has drama, comedy, romance and even action! It is peppered with incredible life lessons that are bound to resonate with every aspiring artiste and, most of all, the common man.
HDFC Bank 2.0 by Tamal Bandyopadhyay: Tamal Bandyopadhyay chronicles HDFC Banks own digital disruption exercise through the very people who drove it, narrating a story that’s as compelling as unique in India’s financial system. With his keen eye for detail, deep knowledge of banking and unparalleled storytelling ability, Bandyopadhyay recounts the journey of India’s most valued lender from a life cycle bank to a lifestyle bank.
Builders of Modern India by Robin Age: India is a strong nation today because of the hopes, aspirations and actions of its great men and women. Read about twenty-five such eminent personalities who have helped shape modern India with their invaluable contributions to business, arts, science and society.
The Extraordinary Life and Death of Sunanda Pushkar by Sunanda Mehta: A culmination of material drawn from personal archives, numerous interviews and investigation across continents, this riveting biography attempts to answer the question: Who really was Sunanda Pushkar? In search of this answer, Sunanda Mehta, journalist and Pushkar's former schoolmate, traces her subject's life.
The fifth recommendation is a series of three guides for all those appearing for the UPSC examinations this year. All the best, candidates!
Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh: The book has detailed revision and critical analysis of concurrent burning issues that consistently remained in the limelight, while giving a comprehensive coverage of contemporary issues. Written by a subject expert, the book is of immense importance to academics, researchers, aspirants of Civil Services Examinations and those with an abiding passion for the discipline.
25 Years UPSC IAS/ IPS Prelims Topic-wise Solved Papers by Disha Experts: The book has been empowered with unique inputs/articles by one of the most esteemed faculties for IAS. The book provides unsolved Mains Papers from 2013-18, divided topic-wise. The book also provides a list of essays divided topic-wise from 1993-2018. The book is useful for both the General Studies papers (1 and 2) of the Prelims/CSAT.
General Studies Manual Paper by Manohar Pandey: Written in a well organized and systematic manner, it covers the entire syllabus as per the new exam format of UPSC. Key chapters from all the possible area including conventional subjects, contemporary topics, and current affairs are under the coverage. Based on the latest examination pattern and designed in a most sophisticated manner, this book for General Studies Paper I ensures to help endlessly to the students who are preparing for the upcoming UPSC civil Services Preliminary examination 2019.
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