Search Results: "Aarathi Prasad"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 16, 2012

"A fascinating examination of a future that may not be too distant, as well as an account of historical misconceptions about conception."
An intriguing look at our reproductive future. Read full book review >

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A New Science by Mukesh Prasad
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 13, 2016

"While exploring a rich variety of topics, from climate change to Einstein, this collection of scientific thoughts lacks polish."
A scientific freethinker draws on his Usenet posts to argue for reinterpretations of mainstream theories. Read full book review >

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JAVA SERVER SIDE PROGRAMMING by Mukesh Prasad
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"An illuminating, if not in-depth, study of basic principles of programming practice."
Readers get a guided tour through the creation of a stripped-down server using the Java computer programming language in this slim volume devoted to illustrating the conceptual foundation of server-side programming. Read full book review >

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Journeys into the New World by Jay Prasad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 11, 2015

"An epic, plodding saga jam-packed with historical specifics."
Prasad's second novel (Fabulous Voyage Across the Sea, 2010) explores Spain in the late 15th and early 16th centuries via the perspectives of three men, each of whom becomes involved with Christopher Columbus. Read full book review >

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DAMSELFLY by Chandra Prasad
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 27, 2018

"Gripping, though dark and unbelievable at times. (Fiction. 12-17)"
Inspired by The Lord of the Flies, Prasad's debut novel for teens features a diverse cast and a good measure of drama. Read full book review >

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ON BORROWED WINGS by Chandra Prasad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 19, 2007

"A sincere, though not wholly believable debut."
Adele Pietra enters Yale, pulls pranks and joins the fencing team, all years before women are admitted to the university. Read full book review >

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Running In Circles by Mamta Prasad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2016

"These poems often address big themes with brio, but the collection as a whole covers well-trod territory and lacks consistency."
Prasad's debut collection of poetry and prose is a long rumination on love, language, life, and the universe, filled with bright, colorful paintings and photos. Read full book review >

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The Birthday Boy by Manish N. Prasad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 31, 2012

"Though the ending may be too tidy, this tale about chronology proves to be as novel as it is brief."
A young accounting student examines the strange relevance of certain dates. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"For international investors and economic policy wonks, particularly those following the development of Chinese economic strategy."
Richly detailed study of global finances, examining how and why the dollar became the favored currency of international trade. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2015

"A short, disjointed work of religious speculation that will appeal mainly to readers who already agree with the authors' hypotheses."
A short collection of miscellaneous observations about spiritual matters in various religions. Read full book review >