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The Great Indian Collection

The Great Indian Collection

Shashi Tharoor
,
Ramachandra Guha
,
Sanjeev Sanyal
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In India: From Midnight to the Millennium and Beyond, Shashi Tharoor casts his discerning eye on this fascinating, bewildering country, describing its challenges and its triumphs in lively, informative prose.
Gandhi before India, the result of rigorous research across four continents, is the remarkable story of how a brief less lawyer in South Africa transformed into India’s greatest man.
Combining scholarship with sparkling wit, Land of the Seven Rivers explores how India’s history was shaped by its geography. The result is a riveting, wry book, full of surprises

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Feb/2019

ISBN: 9780143446675

Length : 1476 Pages

MRP : ₹1299.00

The Great Indian Collection

Shashi Tharoor
,
Ramachandra Guha
,
Sanjeev Sanyal

In India: From Midnight to the Millennium and Beyond, Shashi Tharoor casts his discerning eye on this fascinating, bewildering country, describing its challenges and its triumphs in lively, informative prose.
Gandhi before India, the result of rigorous research across four continents, is the remarkable story of how a brief less lawyer in South Africa transformed into India’s greatest man.
Combining scholarship with sparkling wit, Land of the Seven Rivers explores how India’s history was shaped by its geography. The result is a riveting, wry book, full of surprises

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Shashi Tharoor

SHASHI THAROOR is the bestselling author of twenty books, both fiction and non-fiction, besides being a noted critic and columnist. His books include the pathbreaking satire The Great Indian Novel (1989), the classic India: From Midnight to the Millennium (1997), the bestselling An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India, for which he won the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism, 2016, for Books (Non-Fiction), and The Paradoxical Prime Minister: Narendra Modi and His India. He has been Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Minister of State for Human Resource Development and Minister of State for External Affairs in the Government of India. He is a three-time member of the Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram and chairs the Parliament Information
Technology committee. He has won numerous literary awards, including a national Sahitya Akademi award, a Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Crossword Lifetime Achievement Award. He was awarded the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, India's highest honour for overseas Indians, in 2004, and honoured as New Age Politician of the Year (2010) by NDTV.

Ramachandra Guha

Ramachandra Guha is the author of a number of major history books, including INDIA AFTER GANDHI. He lives in Bangalore.

Sanjeev Sanyal

Sanjeev Sanyal is the principal economic adviser to the Government of India and an internationally acclaimed economist and urban theorist. He lives in New Delhi and writes on a wide array of topics, ranging from economics to history. A Rhodes Scholar and an Eisenhower Fellow, Sanjeev spent two decades working in international financial markets and was named Young Global Leader in 2010 by the World Economic Forum. He is the author of the bestselling books The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History (2016), Land of the Seven Rivers: A Brief History of India's Geography (2012) and The Indian Renaissance: India's Rise After a Thousand Years of Decline (2008), published by Penguin. This book is an adaptation of the second.

Sowmya Rajendran has written several books for children, from picture books for toddlers to young adult fiction. She won the Sahitya Akademi's Bal Sahitya Puraskar in 2015 for her children's novel Mayil Will Not Be Quiet, co-authored with Niveditha Subramaniam. Sowmya works as a journalist for a news publication and writes on gender, culture and cinema. She lives in Pune.

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