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Six good reads for the weekend

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It's all in the planets and The unusual billionaires

» The Unusual Billionaires – Suarabh Mukherjea

Are you interested in Business? Do you want to know the stories behind successful business magnets? Then 'Unusual Billionaires' by Saurabh Mukherjea should be your book. The best selling author of 'Gurus of Chaos' tells you the unusual story of seven billionaires. Get to know the story of Asian Paints, HDFC bank, Axis bank, Marico, Berger Paints, Page Industries and Astral Poly all of them unusual companies build by unusual billionaires. This book is a must read for anyone who loves to know how to carry out a successful business in India.

Hardcover Amazon price: Rs 345

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» It's All in The Planets – Preeti Shenoy

Aniket and Subbu are best friends, leave aside their entirely opposite characters. Aniket is a 27-year-old, mister average techie, while Subbu is a nerd! Life changes for Aniket when he starts to date a super sexy model Trish. But Trish want to change Aniket, starting right from his pot belly to his geekiness. Nidhi enters the plot changing their destinies forever. She has quit her software job to chase her dreams and is also engaged to Manoj, a mister perfect, except just one aspect. What happens when Aniket meets Nidhi on a train, and she agrees to be his 'relationship coach'.From authors Saurabh Mukerjea, Preeti Shenoy, Keshav Aneel, Geronimo Stilton, Amitav Ghosh and Devadutt Pattanaik.

Paperback Amazon price: Rs 150

Kindle edition: Rs 160

Promise me a million times and Geronima Stilton: around the world in eighty days

» Promise Me a Million Times – Keshav Aneel

The story of Edwin and Charlie teaches us that life does not always offer you a second chance. When both of them decides to leave everything back at their village, and plans to settle in the city, for Edwin, it is an opportunity to achieve his dream of becoming an actor. For Charlie, it is just another place to be with his only friend. Life takes a different twist when Aster, a lady struggling through her own insecurities walks into Charlie's life. This story of dreams, love and struggle will keep you awake all night.

Paperback Amazon price: Rs 123

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» Geronimo Stilton Classic Tales: Around the World in Eighty Days – Geronimo Stilton

Gentlemouse Phileas Fogg, the most famous mice in London, one fine day bets his friends an enormous sum of money and sets out to travel around the world in eighty days! With his French butler, Jean Passepartout, Fogg sets out on a 'fabumouse' adventure. But is it really a bet or a run from the law? Kids, get ready to find out!

Paper back Amazon price: Rs 185

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The great derangement and The girl who chose

»The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable – Amitav Ghosh

One of India's greatest writers, Amitav Ghosh returns yet again with a non-fiction, explaining our imaginative failure in the face of global warming. Ghosh investigates our inability at the level of literature, history and politics to grasp the scale and violence of climate change. 

Hardcover Amazon price: Rs 279

Paperback Amazon prize: Rs 399

Kindle edition: Rs 232.75

» The Girl Who Chose: A New Way of Narrating the Ramayana – Devadutt Pattanaik

The Ramayana, you all know is the story of Ram, the sun-prince of Ayodhya. Ravana, the demon who is the antagonist in the play, is a selfish and cruel demon king. The same tale has been told over and over again by generations. But have you ever noticed that the entire tale always depends on five choices made by Sita? What are Sita's five choices? India's favorite mythologist brings you the revamped Ramayana, with a whole bunch of new twists.

Paper back Amazon price: Rs 139

Kindle edition: Rs 112.10

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