Search Results: "Ruchir Sharma"


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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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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 PRIVATE LIFE OF MRS. SHARMA by Ratika Kapur
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"Even as cultural products can feel increasingly generic in our technologically advanced global marketplace, Kapur (Overwinter, 2012) proves that a gifted writer can still powerfully capture a complex voice from a singular place and time."
In contradictory modern India, an urban woman's private confession becomes a portrait, and perhaps an indictment, of 21st-century globalism. Read full book review >

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TEACH A WOMAN TO FISH by Ritu Sharma
NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 2014

"Sharma's experiences not only support the idea that 'when you teach a woman to fish, everyone eats,' but also serve as an aggressive call to action for anyone who cares about ending global poverty."
An international women's issues advocate tells the story of how females all over the developing world are seeking to improve their economic prospects and create better futures for themselves and their families. Read full book review >

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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 LIFE OF ADVENTURE AND DELIGHT by Akhil Sharma
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"Filled with a strong sense of the odds against any kind of happiness, these stories have a psychological acuity that redeems their dark worldview."
Neither adventure nor delight await the characters of this ironically titled collection. Read full book review >

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AN OBEDIENT FATHER by Akhil Sharma
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2000

"So full it threatens sometimes to collapse or overflow; but a debut, on balance, that's pathetic, remorseless, and wrenching."
Storywriter and investment banker Sharma's first novel is in equal parts squalid and compelling: the tale of a corrupt civil servant in Delhi who ruins lives, his own included, by having seduced his own daughter. Read full book review >

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FAMILY LIFE by Akhil Sharma
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 2014

"A moving story of displacement and of the inevitable adjustments one must make when life circumstances change."
In Sharma's world, as in Leo Tolstoy's, unhappy families continue to be unhappy in different ways. Read full book review >

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PROBLEMS by Jade Sharma
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2016

"An absorbing novel carried by a seemingly hopeless protagonist you will want to befriend and save."
The sardonic story of one woman's eating disorder and drug abuse. Read full book review >

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THE SASQUATCH HUNTER'S ALMANAC by Sharma Shields
Released: Jan. 27, 2015

"Imagine a mashup of Moby-Dick and Kakfa's Metamorphosis (with a hearty dash of Twin Peaks thrown in), and you'll begin to get an idea of what Shields' ambitious tale of disenchantment sets out to do."
Obsession, love and monsters combine to create a new set of family values in short story writer Shields' (Favorite Monster, 2012) quirky first novel.Read full book review >

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THE 3RD AMERICAN DREAM by Suresh Sharma
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"A unique recommendation for the economic future of the United States, offering well-thought-out proposals sure to spark discussion."
An entrepreneur offers a vision for a new wave of American economic success. Read full book review >