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From the bookshelf: Our picks for the weekend

It is weekend again, and you can finally make out some time to read. We therefore bring you the choicest selection of the recently-released books so that you don’t have to look around much. Just curl up in one corner, and flip through pages.

books Updated: Jun 03, 2016 18:33 IST
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Just curl up in one corner, and flip through pages this weekend.(Shutterstock)

It is weekend again, and you can finally make out some time to read. We therefore bring you the choicest selection of the recently-released books so that you don’t have to look around much. Just curl up in one corner, and flip through pages.

An Unrestored Woman and other stories

Based on the era of partition of India, the book showcases fearless stories of ordinary people. (Mcmillan)

Author: Shobha Rao

Publisher: Hachette

Pages: 242

Price: Rs 399

Based on the era of partition of India, the book showcases fearless stories of ordinary people, leaving ripples of sorrow through time and space. Each couplet of stories spans the Indian subcontinent, from refugee camps and torched trains to the spacious verandas of the Raj-era bungalows.

The book is a saga of emotions created amidst barriers, boundaries and nations; a journey into the centre of the only place that matters — the human heart.

Insider

The book is a gritty tale of duplicity and avarice, manipulation and murder. (Hachetteindia)

Author: RV Raman

Publisher: Hachette

Pages: 347

Price: Rs 350

Shashi Kurva is a self-made businessman and one of the most successful CEOs who finds himself falsely trapped in a trading scandal. Stunned by this, Kurva desperately attempts to prove his innocence and identify the real culprit — only to stumble upon a conspiracy that hits far too close to home.

The book is a gritty tale of duplicity and avarice, manipulation and murder, racing between the boardroom, a stock-broking firm and a shattered family.

I See You

The book is about a teenager and a malevolent child ghost. (Amazon)

Author: Karishma Attari

Publisher: Penguin

Pages: 306

Price: Rs 299

Alia, a 17-year-old girl who has just returned to Mumbai from boarding school, wants to lead a simple life as nobody is aware of her true identity and her troubled past. All that stands between her and happiness is Bobby, a malevolent child ghost.

Alia’s double-life is in jeopardy and simple is no longer an option. She must face up to the dark pact her Bollywood stepfather and brittle mother made. Will she be able to solve all her problems?

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