Search Results: "Sunil Khilnani"


BOOK REVIEW

THE IDEA OF INDIA by Sunil Khilnani
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"China, has received disproportionately less attention."
A profound meditation on the meaning and significance of India, which, Khilnani (Politics/Univ. of London) argues, has a far wider relevance than it is conventional to suppose. Read full book review >

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INCARNATIONS by Sunil Khilnani
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"An immensely readable teaching tool."
A selection of brief biographies of some of the most brilliant minds and personalities over the long course of Indian history. Read full book review >

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YOUR HEART IS A MUSCLE THE SIZE OF A FIST by Sunil Yapa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"American novels about protest have been thin on the ground since the days of Ken Kesey and Edward Abbey. The genre deserves a better revival effort than this."
A ground-level reimagining of the violent protests at the 1999 World Trade Organization meeting in Seattle, told from a host of perspectives. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 27, 2016

"A complete and detailed guide to integrative healing methods by a well-known doctor who specializes in alternative tactics to address the inflammation that underlies many chronic health issues."
Pai, a board-certified doctor in family and integrative medicine who has studied with Andrew Weil and Deepak Chopra, offers this voluminous compendium of alternative health approaches. Read full book review >

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THE SECRET HISTORY OF LAS VEGAS by Chris Abani
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Abani (The Virgin of Flames, 2007, etc.) creates vivid metaphors not just with his characters, but also with a drowned town emerging from the waters of Lake Mead, a ghost town that hosts the Carnival of Lost Souls, and the city of Las Vegas, which celebrates the dark, the hidden and the grotesque."
A detective on the brink of retirement and a psychiatrist with a guilty burden are brought together by a series of deaths in Las Vegas in this grim but beautifully written tale. Read full book review >