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BOOKS OF THE WEEK - SATURDAY, 20TH APRIL, 2019

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A History of Judaism

By - Martin Goodman 

ISBN : 9780141038216      Price : Rs. 699.00

About the Book : --------------------------- A panoramic history of Judaism from its origins to the present Judaism is by some distance the oldest of the three Abrahamic religions. Despite the extraordinarily diverse forms it has taken, the Jewish people have believed themselves bound to God by the same covenant for more than three thousand years. This book explains how Judaism came to be and how it has developed from one age to the next, as well as the ways in which its varieties have related to each other. A History of Judaism ranges from Judaism's inception amidst polytheistic societies in the second and fi rst millennia, through the Jerusalem Temple cult in the centuries preceding its destruction, to the rabbis, mystics and messiahs of medieval and early modern times and, finally, the many expressions of the modern and contemporary Jewish worlds. Throughout, Martin Goodman shows how Judaism has b…

BOOKS OF THE WEEK - SATURDAY, 13TH APRIL, 2019

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The Patient Assassin
By - Anita Anand 
ISBN : 9781471174223 Price : Rs. 599.00
About the Book Anita Anand tells the remarkable story of one indian's twenty-year quest for revenge, taking him around the world in search of those he held responsible for the Amritsar massacre of 1919, which cost the lives of hundreds. When Sir Michael o'dwyer, the Lieutenant Governor of Punjab, ordered Brigadier General Reginald Dyer to Amritsar, he wanted him to bring the troublesome city to heel. Sir Michael had become increasingly alarmed at the effect Gandhi was having on his province, as well as recent demonstrations, strikes and shows of Hindu-Muslim unity. All these things, in Sir Michael's mind at least, were a precursor to a second Indian mutiny. What happened next shocked the world. An unauthorized political gathering in the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar in April 1919 became the focal point for Sir Michael's law Enforcers. Dyer marched his soldiers into the walled garden, filled with …

BOOKS OF THE WEEK - SATURDAY, 06TH, APRIL, 2019

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Mind Without Fear By - Rajat Gupta  ISBN : 9789386228871 Price : Rs. 699.00
About the Book For nine years, Rajat Gupta led McKinsey and company – The first foreign-born person to head the world’s most influential management consultancy. He was also the driving force behind major initiatives such as the Indian School of business and the public health foundation of India. In 2011, Gupta was arrested and charged with Insider trading. Throughout his trial and imprisonment, he has fought the Charges and maintains his innocence to this day.In these pages, Gupta recalls his unlikely rise from orphan to immigrant to international icon as well as his dramatic fall from grace. And for the first time, he tells his side of the story in the scandal that destroyed his career and reputation. Candid, compelling and poignant, Gupta’s memoir is much more than a courtroom drama; it is an extraordinary tale of human resilience and personal growth. About the Author Rajat Kumar Gupta was the leader of McKinsey…