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Scientist to President: Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

By: Ramesh Chandra

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2002

Seller ID: 106079

ISBN: 8121208076

Condition: New


This work deals with a biographical Sketch of an eminent scientist whose achievements are unique in the annals of Scientific history. Commonly called the Missile Man, born at Rameswaram in a humble Family background. He has a chequered Career of five decades. His great contribution in Prithvi, Akash, Agni, Nag, Pokharan II and other scientific achievements have been highlighted in this work. Thus, one could say with confidence that the last few decades were most unique r... View more info

The Happening of a Guru: A Biography of Ramesh S. Balsekar

By: Ramesh S. Balsekar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Yogi Impressions Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103476

ISBN: 8188479063

Condition: New


The Happening of a Guru is a biography of the Advaita sage Ramesh Balsekar. This anecdotal biography is dotted with glimpses into his life, from his days as a boy growing up in Mumbai’s Saraswat community, to his years spent in the London School of Economics. It follows his career with the Bank of India of which he became the General Manager, and dwells on his close interaction with his own guru, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj. The book culminates with Ramesh`s own insights ... View more info

Guru Dutt

By: Rashmi Doraiswamy

Price: $6.12

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree:

Seller ID: 106787

ISBN: 8183281079

Condition: New


This volume offers a reading of Guru Dutt’s oeuvre and his place in the Hindi cinema of the fifties and the sixties and the question of the authorship his work poses.Printed Pages: 120. View more info

A Life of Light: The Biography of B.K.S Iyengar

By: Rashmi Palkhivala

Price: $16.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Harper Element:

Seller ID: 114988

ISBN: 9789352641734

Condition: New


B.K.S. Iyengar’s journey began from an inconspicuous village in Karnataka. Losing his father early, he was buffeted by fortune from the home of one relative to another. He was in his teens when he met his guru (and brother-in-law) Krishnamacharya, a renowned yogic scholar, who took him under his wing. The young Iyengar found himself drawn to the teachings, but terrified of the teacher. Despite the tumultuous relationship between guru and shishya, Iyengar eagerly imbibe... View more info

One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com

By: Richard L. Brandt

Price: $11.95

Publisher: London, UK, Penguin Portfolio: 2011

Seller ID: 036924

ISBN: 0670920665

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 214. View more info

Rock and Roll Jihad: A Muslim Rock Star's Revolution

By: Robert Schroeder & Salman Ahmad

Price: $6.86

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105431

ISBN: 8184951183

Condition: New


With 30 million record sales under his belt, and with fans including Bono and Deepak Chopra, Pakistan-born Salman Ahmad, the leader of the band Junoon, is renowned for being the first rock & roll star to destroy the wall that divides the West and the Muslim world. His hits such as Bheegi Yadein, Azadi, and Sayonee made rock history in India. Rock and Roll Jihad is the story of his incredible journey.Facing down angry mullahs and oppressive dictators who wanted all music ... View more info

The Life of Sri Ramakrishna

By: Romain Rolland; Translated from the Original French By E.F. Malcolm-Smith

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Advaita Ashrama: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035650

ISBN: 8185301441

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 266. View more info

The Life of Sri Vivekananda

By: Romain Rolland; Translated from the Original French By E.F. Malcolm-Smith

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Advaita Ashrama: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035655

ISBN: 8185301018

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 334. View more info

Something of Myself- For My Friends Known and Unknown

By: Rudyard Kipling

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034974

ISBN: 8120612663

Condition: New


Printed pages: 237 alongwith 3 plates. View more info

Journey to Lhasa and Central Tibet

By: S. Chandra Dass

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives: 2001

Seller ID: 103658

ISBN: 8186230173

Condition: New


Sarat Chandra Das is among the greatest pioneers of explorer and discoverer who ever entered Tibet. Born in 1849, in Eastern Bengal, in A Hindu Family of the vaidya, he received his education from the Presidency College at Calcutta, where he became favourably known to Sir Alfred Croft, who ever since has been his friend and guide in his geographical and literary work, and by whose representations to the Indian Government it became possible for him to perform his importan... View more info

Mafia Queens of Mumbai: Stories of women from the ganglands

By: S. Hussain Zaidi, Jane Borges (Authors) & Vishal Bharadwaj (Frwd)

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Westland Limited:

Seller ID: 109551

ISBN: 9789380283777

Condition: New


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Begum Akhtar: Loves Own Voice

By: S. Kalidas

Price: $9.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lustre Press/Roli Books:

Seller ID: 108594

ISBN: 8174365958

Condition: New


Akhtaribai Faizabadi, or Begum Akhtar as she was later called, was a much loved classical diva of twentieth century India. The last of the great female singers from the courtesan (tawaif) community, Begum Akhtar effortlessly transcended that label to marry Barrister Ishtiaq Ahmed Abbassi of Lucknow. Witty, vibrant, and engaging with the world at various levels, here was a remarkable woman who took life head-on, and by many accounts, perhaps a bit recklessly. As a tawaif,... View more info

50 Magnificent Indians of the 20th Century

By: S. Lal

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105429

ISBN: 8179926982

Condition: New


The book is an inspiring tale of 50 prominent Indians who made outstanding contribution in various fields. Their drive, determination and resourcefulness act like beacons of light directing young people all over the world to achieve the uncommon.Famous persons like Surendranath Bannerjee, Mahatma Gandhi, Homi J. Bhabha, J.N. Tata, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Indira Gandhi, Amartya Sen and P.T. Usha are but a few names among the long list that the book talks about.If you be... View more info

The Modi Myth

By: S. Nihal Singh

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta/IBH: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105615

ISBN: 9789384439545

Condition: New


A long-term observer and analyst of the Indian political scene takes a hard look at the Narendra Modi phenomenon. S. Nihal Singh believes that the rise of Modi marks a sharp break from more than six decades of political consensus. While Atal Behari Vajpayee’s six years of power at the head of a coalition government were broadly in line with Nehruvian philosophy except for teasing the fringes, the emergence of Modi as the leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party represents ... View more info

Mahatma Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

By: S. Radhakrishnan

Price: $5.81

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105432

ISBN: 8172241224

Condition: New


This book contains essays and reflections on Mahatma Gandhi, one of the outstanding personalities not only of our times but of all times. The greatest fact in the story of man on earth is not his material achievement, the empires he has built and broken, but the growth of his soul in its search for truth and goodness. The greatness of Gandhi is more in his holy living than in his heroic struggles, in his insistence on the creative power of the soul and its life-giving qu... View more info

Panther Red One: Memoirs of a Fighter Pilot

By: S. Raghavendran

Price: $23.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104310

ISBN: 9789381904633

Condition: New


This book originally began as a series of articles, at the behest of the author’s son, for the website Bharat Rakshak. As the articles flowed, the author was then persuaded by his children to expand these articles into something that more resembles a book. It was (and is) intended for his grandchildren to know about one part of their heritage—a part that will likely not recur in the family tree. It was not intended for general publication, but the children convinced ... View more info

Scholar-Statesmen Shankar Dayal Sharma: A Biography

By: S.C. Bhatt

Price: $4.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1992

Seller ID: 105756

ISBN: 8121204305

Condition: New


The complete Biography of our President has been described in a truthful and dispassionate manner. This, the first complete biography of Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma brings to the reader an authenticated, well-researched Account of a unique Career which has taken Dr. Sharma from a humble lane of old Bhopal to Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, the abode of India’s First Citizen. It portrays a great personality of unsurpassed scholastic achievements, selfless public serv... View more info

Indira: India's Most Powerful Prime Minister

By: Sagarika Ghose

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Juggernaut Books:

Seller ID: 114565

ISBN: 9789386228345

Condition: New


Indira Gandhi is fondly remembered as the Durga who won India its first decisive military victory in centuries and the strong stateswoman who had the courage to look American bullying in the eye and not blink. Equally, she is remembered as the terrible dictator who imposed the Emergency and tried to destroy institutions ranging from her own party to the judiciary; she is seen as the source of many of the problems that afflict Indian democracy today. Even so, for politici... View more info

Ustad Alauddin Khan

By: Sahana Gupta

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lustre Press/Roli Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028509

ISBN: 8174363866

Condition: New


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The Life of Hiuen-Tsiang: Shaman Hwui-Li with an introduction containing an account of the works of I-Tsing

By: Samuel Beal

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006481

ISBN: 8121503329

Condition: New


The Life of Hiuen-Tsiang by Shaman Hwui Li is a companion volume to the Si-Yu-Ki or the Buddhist Records of the Western World of Hiuen-Tsiang. It is an indispensable source-book for the scholars interested in the history of ancient India in general and Buddhism in particular. The Life of Hiuen-Tsiang contains a biographical account of his life by his disciple Hwui Li. It elucidates the details relating to the events in the life of the great scholar, saint and pilgrim-tra... View more info

History of Indian Cricket

By: Sangeeta Mohan (Ed.)

Price: $49.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 111854

ISBN: 9789385995217

Condition: New


PPrinted Pages: 314. View more info

Bipradas: The Man Who Would Walk Alone

By: Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay (Author) & Sukhendu Ray (Tr.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118006

ISBN: 9789386906403

Condition: New


Set against a rural backdrop of 20th century Bengal, the story of Bipradas (1935) revolves around the life and family of the central protagonist Bipradas, who is also the charismatic hero of the novel. A conflict of cultures is at play here-ancient Indian Hindu versus the modern culture, influenced mainly by western education and reformatory ideas. While Bipradas comes forth as a man of firm determination and high principles, Dwijadas, Bipradas's younger brother, is por... View more info

Sardar Patel: The Iron Man of India

By: Satya Prakash Mani Tripathi

Price: $11.85

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Raj Publications: 2015

Seller ID: 106368

ISBN: 8192757005

Condition: New


Preface 1. Introduction 2. Iron Man of India 3. Patel and Farmer’s Movements 4. Princely State and Patel 5. Patel and Quit India Movement, Index.Printed Pages: 206. View more info

Deendayal Upadhyaya: The Man and His Mission

By: Satya Praskash Mani Tripathi & Rakesh Kumar Pandey (Authors)

Price: $9.85

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Raj Publications: 2015

Seller ID: 106366

ISBN: 9789381234358

Condition: New


Preface 1. Biography of Deendayal Upadhyaya 2. Deendayal Upadhyaya - Life and Work 3. Deendayal Upadhyaya’s Integral Humanism - Principles and Policies of Jan Sangh 4. BJP and Coalition Politics - Managing the Inevitable 5. RSS - The 'Sangh' and Deendayal Upadhyaya, Bibliography, Index.Printed Pages: 195. View more info

Mahi: The Story of India's Most Successful Captain

By: Shantanu Guha Ray

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lotus Collection/Roli Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037722

ISBN: 817436966X

Condition: New


Mahendra Singh Dhoni has emerged as one of India's most successful captain this cricket crazy country has seen. Times of India Barring Sachin Tendulkar, Dhoni is arguably the most popular and definitely the most scrutinized cricketer from India. He has done so coming from the cricketing backwaters through a home-made batting and wicketkeeping techniques and a style of captaincy that scales the highs and lows of both conservatism and unorthodoxy. ESPN Cricinfo Mahi: The S... View more info

Begum Akhtar: The Story of My Ammi

By: Shanti Hiranand

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Viva Books Private Limited: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027649

ISBN: 8130901722

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 191 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. View more info

Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan

By: Shrabani Basu (Author) M.R.D. Foot (Frwd)

Price: $5.42

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lotus/Roli Books:

Seller ID: 108561

ISBN: 8174366148

Condition: New


On 13 September 1944, Noor Inayat Khan, the first female wireless operator to be flown into occupied France, was shot at Dachau. The descendant of Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore, Noor was born in Moscow and raised in the Sufi style of Islam. From this unlikely background, she became the only Asian secret agent in Europe in World War II, was one of three women in the SOE to be awarded the George Cross and the Croix de Guerre. Shrabani Basu's new book tells the full stor... View more info

Making Sencse of Bihar: An Autobiography

By: Shree Shankar Sharan

Price: $8.86

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107843

ISBN: 8170175240

Condition: New


This book is about how the civil service, at the highest level, has grown since the first decade of our independence, as also the changes that have come about in the political style of governance of our country in the last 50 years. The successes achieved by the government, both in his state of Bihar and at the Centre in Delhi, speak of the vision, integrity and public spirit of the first generation of leaders who were also freedom fighters and had given their lives to t... View more info

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: Vyaktitav Avem Kritatav (in Hindi)

By: Shriprakash Mani Tripathi

Price: $19.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Raj Publications: 2016

Seller ID: 110865

ISBN: 9789381234426

Condition: New


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A Doctor's Diary: Reflection on Health,Healing and Hope

By: Shuvendu Sen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Times Group Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104512

ISBN: 9789384038175

Condition: New


Awareness often forms the fulcrum of healing. This book contains glimpses of such awareness and education indispensable to our overall health as also our lives. The articles in this compilation have, in different formats, appeared in print and online versions of various newspapers and magazines, including The Times of India, NJ Voices, The Star Ledger, Futures Mysterious Anthology Magazine, Home News Tribune, among others. Most articles address social, emotional and ment... View more info

Goodbye Shahzadi: A Political Biography of Benazir Bhutto

By: Shyam Bhatia

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lotus/Roli Books:

Seller ID: 108532

ISBN: 817436658X

Condition: New


Goodbye Shahzadi is an exclusive and highly charged account of the life and times of one of the world's most fascinating political leaders, Benazir Bhutto. Drawing on his personal notes and tape-recorded interviews, Shyam Bhatia presents the assassinated leader's innermost thoughts, as well as never-before-revealed secrets about Pakistan's nuclear and missile programmes. Printed Pages: 130. View more info

On Metapsychology: The Theory of Psychoanalysis (Beyond the Pleasure Principle The Ego and the Id and Other Works)

By: Sigmund Freud

Price: $13.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 113587

ISBN: 0140138013

Condition: Good


Printed Pages: 492. View more info

Sarat Chandra Bose: Remembering My Father

By: Sisir Kumar Bose

Price: $11.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books:

Seller ID: 106518

ISBN: 9789383098507

Condition: New


This biography is the story of two exceptional brothers – one a well-known barrister and public figure who was a dominant force to reckon with in British India and the other a revolutionary and national hero of this country who set a portion of British dominated India free before 15 August 1947, remembered and revered by the world as Netaji. The brothers – Sarat Chandra and Subhas Chandra Bose (Netaji) hailed from the Bose family of Mahinagar in West Bengal. The fami... View more info

The Artist in Chains: The Life of Bankimchandra Chatterji

By: Sisir Kumar Das

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, New Statesman Publishing Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024837

Condition: Very Good


Printed pages: 275. View more info

Girls are our Future: Thoughts of a Practical Radical Nun

By: Sister Cyril

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Konark Publication/D.K. Publishers Distributors: 2017

Seller ID: 117796

ISBN: 9789322008833

Condition: New


Girls Are Our Future is a vivid compilation of Sister Cyrils thoughts on a wide variety of topics? education, life, sexuality, social issues, religion?that she has tackled throughout her tenure as Head of the Loreto Girls School, Sealdah in the city of Kolkata. Her powerful voice shines through in a series of interviews charting a long and illustrious career in the realm of education. Arriving as a young Irish nun, she completely immersed herself in Kolkata and the probl... View more info

My Days with Ramkinkar Baij

By: Somendranath Bandyopadhyay (Author) & Bhaswati Ghosh (Tr.)

Price: $52.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books:

Seller ID: 106514

ISBN: 8192091244

Condition: New


My Days with Ramkinkar Baij, an English translation of the original Bengali Shilpi Ramkinkar Alaapchari (In Conversation with Artist Ramkinkar) is the result of the author’s long and close association with Ramkinkar Baij, one of modern India’s finest sculptors. This was an association that brings forth many cherished memories of the days in Santiniketan, when Ramkinkar was at his prolific and creative best.As Dr Bandyopadhyay puts it, ‘The very meaning of Ramkinkar... View more info

Gandhi: His Life and Views

By: Sridhar Tripathi

Price: $59.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Anmol Publications Pvt. Ltd.: 2007

Seller ID: 107810

ISBN: 8126132639

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 380. View more info

Gandhi, Ambedkar and Indian Dalit

By: Sridhar Tripathi

Price: $49.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Anmol Publications Pvt. Ltd.: 2007

Seller ID: 107811

ISBN: 8126132647

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 308. View more info

Aurangzib and the Decay of the Mughal Empire

By: Stanley Lane-Poole (Author) W.W. Hunter (Ed.)

Price: $3.12

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2012

Seller ID: 107315

ISBN: 8175364351

Condition: New


The book contains biography, the conquest and administration of one of the prominent Indian emperors like Aurangzib of the Mughal dynasty.Akbar was the third in the succession of his dynasty and the first in his genius for government. In that sense, Akbar was the true founder of the Indian Empire of the great Mughals. His realm embraced all the provinces of Hindustan including Afghanistan.Whereas Aurangzib`s life had been a vast failure, indeed, but he had failed... View more info

The Game Changer: Narendra Modi

By: Sudesh Verma

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 107220

ISBN: 9789382711384

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 436. View more info

Lal Bahadur Shastri

By: Sunil Shastri

Price: $7.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Konark Publication/D.K. Publishers Distributors: 2011

Seller ID: 117732

ISBN: 8122007929

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 156. View more info

Akhilesh Yadav: Winds of Change

By: Sunita Aron

Price: $13.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Westland Limited:

Seller ID: 109604

ISBN: 9789383260218

Condition: New


Growing up in the dusty and dacoit-infested by lanes of Saifai in Etawah district, four year old Tipu knew he had to change his name in order to join school. He took charge and named himself Akhilesh. At home he had one of India’s most controversial politicians, Mulayam Singh Yadav for a father whose obsession with politics left him little time either for his ailing wife, Malti Devi or his son. Akhilesh Yadav tried to keep the connection to the senior Yadav a secret in... View more info

Blessed Teresa of Kolkata

By: Sunita Kumar

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Books International:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105098

ISBN: 8187107456

Condition: New


Mother Teresa of Kolkata was a Roman Catholic nun who through sheer force of personality and belief had an enormous impact on the care of the poor, the sick and the dying that resulted in her winning the Nobel prize in 1979. Through her transcendental spirituality she amassed a worldwide constituency devoted to her aims, and there are now some seven hundred any forty homes around the world dedicated to her causes. This authorized pictorial history is a tribute to Mother ... View more info

Maharaja Ranjit Singh

By: Sunjoy K. Singh

Price: $34.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111761

ISBN: 8193052722

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 250. View more info

Amir Khusrao

By: Sunjoy K. Singh

Price: $29.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 111762

ISBN: 8193052730

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 250. View more info

Sher Shah Suri

By: Sunjoy K. Singh

Price: $19.80

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 111763

ISBN: 8193052749

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 250. View more info

Hari Singh Nalwa

By: Sunjoy K. Singh

Price: $34.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 111764

ISBN: 8193052757

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 250. View more info

Hamid Gul: Father of Terrorism

By: Sunjoy K. Singh

Price: $29.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111765

ISBN: 8193052765

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 250. View more info

Dawood: The Traitor

By: Sunjoy K. Singh

Price: $29.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111766

ISBN: 8193052773

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 250. View more info

Hafiz Muhammad Saeed: The Monster

By: Sunjoy K. Singh

Price: $29.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111767

ISBN: 8193052781

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 250. View more info