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Author: Khushwant Singh
Malice. This word is synonymous with Khushwant Singh; his pen has spared no one. For over four decades as India's most widely-read columnist, he has commented on just about everything: religion, politics, the future, past, prohibition, impotency, Presidents, politicians, cricket, dog-haters, astrolo
Chalk and cheese when it comes to background, philosophy, style, and personality, Lynley and Havers easily forget their differences when a tough homicide needs solving--take, for example, the asphyxiation death of renowned, all-England cricket player Kenneth Fleming. The duo's inquiries turn up some
Author: Charles Dickens
Each of these short stories was written specifically for Christmas. They combine concern for social ills with the myths and memories of childhood and traditional Christmas spirit-lore. The stories include A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Battle of Life and The Cricket on the Hearth.
In late-2000,a young boy in Ahmedabad called Govind dreamt of having a business.To accomodate his friends Ish and Omi's passion,they open a cricket shop.Govind's wants to make money and thinks big.Ish is all about nurturing Ali,the batsman with a rare gift.Omi knows his limited capabiltiies and just
After the runaway success of the first Mastermind India quiz book which was published last year, comes the latest edition of Mastermind India, containing all the questions used in the immensely popular and trend-setting television show over the past year.

Mastermind India is the Indian incarn
When the younger players in India's cricket team find out that advertising executive Zoya Singh Solanki was born at the very moment India won the World Cup back in 1983, they are intrigued. When having breakfast with her is followed by victories on the field, they are impressed. And when not eating
This is a story of dreaming the great Indian middle class dream, and of life shaped - accidentally or by design, only God knows - by the great Indian middle class values.The joyride begins in the lap of two favourite pastimes of the nation - cricket and television - and after some shattered dreams,
Author: Ezekiel Gulu
'It must be my power, the bat sped I generate, and the swing of the bat...'Mahender Singh Dhoni is as calm and unruffled a sportsman on the field as he is self-effacing off it. But 'brute strength' and 'murderous form' and 'a man possessed' were some of the phrases that came to mind when on 5 April
This book is for the fan and the analyst, by two writers who consider themselves fans and analysts in equal measure. It follows the career of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, demi-god and cricketer – his rise, his peak, his dark phase, and his resurrection. It asks the tough questions asked of him, throug
Harsha Bhogle in his weekly column in the Indian Express has captured the entire gamut of Indian cricket. Out of the Box brings together the very best of Harsha’s writings, in a book that will be a veritable delight for any cricket fan.

Knowledgeable, frank and witty, and with a sense of dr
Author: Simon Wilde
Shane Warne was the most glamorous and arguably the best cricketer in the world for more than ten years. He won a generation of fans by showing the fun to be had in bamboozling opponents. Warne loved the limelight, but the limelight also burned him: scandals involving drugs, extra-marital affairs, a
Author: R.K. Narayan
Swami is ten years old, and life for him consists mainly of having adventures with his friends, avoiding the misery of homework, and coping as best as he can with the teachers and other adults he encounters. His greatest passion is the M CC - the Malgudi Cricket Club - which he founds together with
Indian Bollywood League, India's premier T20 cricket tournament, is all set for its second edition. With the hard cash that it spins around, the league is as much about cricket as it is about the starts involved both on the field and off it, Kings of Bollywood, glamorous starlets,cricketing demi-god
Fresh out of college, Prashant Padmanabhan is rich, confident, and certain of his filmmaking talents, as he gets ready to make a movie about his hero, a cricketer whose career crashed in controversy. Elsewhere, in a grimy apartment in another part of Delhi, his former classmate Vaibhav struggles to
Author: Narayan
‘It was Monday morning. Swaminathan was reluctant to open his eyes . . . He shuddered at the very thought of school . . .’


R.K. Narayan’s classic stories about the adventures of a boy named Swami and his friends Rajam and Mani, in a sleepy and picturesque South Indian town called Ma
Author: Shobhaa De
What is Sandhya hiding? If she decides to tell all, will it be a life-changing moment, redefining her relationship with her family forever? A pesky kid sister who carries tales, a bossy older brother who is forever haranguing her to get off the phone, and loving but strict parents who lay down way t
‘I have seen God play cricket, and his name is Tarun Krishnan.’ Almost at the summit of world cricket, the only thing Tarun Krishnan lacks is a World Cup win. He is the ideal husband, doting father, cricket superstar, role model and Mr Clean. Until now. The 2011 Word Cup is on. Hot favourites In
All these bangers have gone and simbly put us in trouble.

I blinked. Bangers?

All those foreign bangers, you know, he said. Recession, sub- prime, liquidity crunch. All bloody bakwaas. Making a fool of us.

I remained silent. I hoped he wouldn't ask me about my work!

Jaiki
Author: Vinod Mehta
Sharp, insightful, shocking, delightful ... in this sparkling memoir, Vinod Mehta, India’s most independent, principled and irreverent editor finally tells his own story!

It’s an extraordinary story. Mehta grew up as an insouciant army brat from a Punjabi refugee family, in the syncretic
Author: Daman Singh
He may be only thirteen, but Ashwin knows that he is going to be a superstar. Specially with the arrival of his new cricket coach, Rafiq the driver. As the son of the district collector in a small town in central India,Ashwin has little to worry about, except for his mother’s annoying pregnancy an
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