Search Results: "Ruchir Gupta"


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MISTRESS OF THE THRONE by Ruchir Gupta
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"A deftly written historical novel with heart and depth."
A historical novel about the reign of the emperor who built the Taj Mahal, as seen by a woman often overlooked by history books. Read full book review >

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A SIN OF COLOR by Sunetra Gupta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"One of those rare love stories that resonates with passion and intelligence."
A richly detailed narrative from Indian-born novelist/biologist Gupta (Memories of Rain, 1992, etc.) luminously explores obsessive love. Read full book review >

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MONDAY MORNINGS by Sanjay Gupta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2012

"Competent but no more—and, of course, one always wants something beyond mere competence from a surgeon."
Standard-issue medical procedural from CNN medical correspondent and surgeon Gupta (Cheating Death, 2009). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 12, 2009

"Well-informed and accessible, but incomplete."
In this followup to Chasing Life (2007), neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Gupta illustrates just how fuzzy the line between life and death can be, and explains what medicine and science are doing to blur it even further. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 9, 2012

"For investors looking to place their bets and for general readers looking to understand the global economic landscape in the wake of the Great Recession."
The head of Morgan Stanley's emerging markets division conducts a brisk worldwide tour in search of new markets ready for takeoff. Read full book review >

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THE RISE AND FALL OF NATIONS by Ruchir Sharma
NON-FICTION
Released: June 7, 2016

"Evenhanded, measured, sage advice on the global economy."
This efficient, positive guide for the practical observer and investor shows how to choose healthy emerging markets. Read full book review >

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MEMORIES OF RAIN by Sunetra Gupta
Released: April 1, 1992

"A rare shimmering dream of a book."
A stunning, luminous debut set in Calcutta and London by a young, true heir to Virginia Woolf. Read full book review >

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THE WEDNESDAY BAZAAR by Neha Singh
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A few moments of distress capped by a happy ending and an iced lolly—all stories should end so well. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A communal effort reunites a lost child with her mother in this invitingly told and illustrated import. Read full book review >

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THE LAST BARGAIN by Samita Aiyer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2015

"Steer clear of this one. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A rat learns to bargain in this picture book from India. Read full book review >

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The Icarus Prediction by R.D. Gupta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"A solid, action-packed financial thriller, ideal for beach reading."
A Wall Street golden boy applies the skills he learned while working for the CIA in this debut novel. Read full book review >