Top new upcoming releases by Indian Authors in 2021

  1. THE LIGHT OF ASIA – THE POEM THAT DEFINED THE BUDDHA by JAIRAM RAMESH

Publisher- PENGUIN VIKING

Release date- 7 JUNE 2021

‘The Light of Asia’ is a monumental poem by Sir Edwin Arnold that was originally published in 1879. It expeditiously became a towering sensation and has endured to reverberate substantially across the globe over the last century and a half. Entwining in consecutive cultural, social history, literary and political, Jairam Ramesh unveils and unfolds the enthralling story of this greatly ensuing and captivating poem that has moulded our rationality of an ancient sage and his teachings. He guides into this surprising tale the life of the adaptable poet himself who, among other things, was marinated in Sanskrit literature. Sir Edwin Arnold’s English furnishing of the Bhagavad Gita was one of Mahatma Gandhi’s enduring treasures. Sir Edwin was also in numerous approaches, the man who sculptured Bodh Gaya as we realise it today.

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  1. THE SPIRIT OF ENQUIRY : NOTES OF DISSENT by T M KRISHNA

Publisher- PENGUIN ALLEN LANE

Release date- 31 MAY 2021

For the first time, T.M. Krishna’s lead writings have been assembled in these impressive compilations. The Spirit of Enquiry: Dissent as an Art Form extracts from his affluent frame of work, contemporarily dispensed into five salient segments: art and artistes; the nation state; the theatre of secularism; savage inequalities; and in memoriam. Emended and amplified, and with spectacular pristine ancillary necessaries and eloquent new launches, this is a conglomeration that evinces the critical and cultural engagement of one of our exceptional thinkers, popular intellectuals and practitioners of art.

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  1. NEHRU, TIBET AND CHINA by AVTAR SINGH BHASIN

Publisher: PENGUIN VIKING

Release date: 7 JUNE 2021

On 1 October 1949, the People’s Republic of China came into existence and altered perpetually the course of Asian history. Power relocated from the hands of the nationalist Kuomintang government to the Communist Party of China leaded by Mao Tse Tung. All of a sudden, it was not only an authoritative China that India had to administer with but also a progressively tangled situation in Tibet which was pitching under pressure from China.

Demonstrably, newly independent India, with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru at its control, was traversing very raging waters. Its associations with China sequentially disintegrating, ultimately precipitating to the Indo-China war in 1962. Today, more than six decades after the war, we are still afflicted by border disputes with China that seem to habitually pick up the headlines. It leads one to question what precisely went on during those early years of the disclosure of a new China. And, more vitally, why have we frequently failed to conclude at a solution?

Based on years of diligent archival exploration, this book in captivating attribute, studies the happenings from 1949 to the Indo-China war in 1962 and its fall-out to explore the responses to these blazing queries.

Nehru, Tibet and China - Penguin Random House India
  1. BELIEVE : WHAT LIFE AND CRICKET TAUGHT ME by SURESH RAINA WITH BHARAT SUNDARESAN

Publisher: PENGUIN eBURY PRESS

Release date: 14 JUNE 2021

In this book, Suresh Raina glides us through the challenges and adversities he encountered as a young cricketer. He was bullied in school and at cricket camps, but he always striked above his weight, got the better of every difficulty life threw at him and never giving up. This is the story of the lessons he learnt and the friendships he built.

Sprinkled with indispensable perceptions – about the game and life – that Raina acquired from senior colleagues like Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, M.S. Dhoni, Anil Kumble, and among others, this book will drive you trust in the power of hard work, luck, hope, and love. It is a travel through the highs and lows in the cricketing career of a man who saw his world tumble to bits and yet became one of the most noteworthy white-ball cricketers India has ever seen.

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  1. BACKABLE : THE SURPRISING TRUTH BEHIND WHAT MAKES PEOPLE TAKE A CHANCE ON YOU by SUNEEL GUPTA

Publisher: ENDEAVOUR

Release date: 16 JUNE 2021

Sketching exemplars from hundreds of the world’s eminent thinkers, Suneel contrived how to modulate futuristic visualisation in an approach that has elevated millions of dollars, impacted large-scale alternate in colossal corporations, and even induced his 8-year-old daughter to polish her room.

Inmost the book are deep-rooted secrets from producers of venture capitalists, founders of unicorn-status startups, Oscar-winning films, and executives at iconic companies like Pixar, Lego and Method. Suneel used these indispensable lessons to behove the New York Stock Exchange’s ‘New Face of Innovation’.

Backable uncovers how the key to accomplishment is not charisma, connections, or even your CV, but preferably your potentiality to convince others to take a chance on you. This leading-edge book will convey you how.

Backable: The surprising truth behind what makes people take a chance on  you: Amazon.in: Gupta, Suneel, Adler, Carlye: Books
  1. THE BOMBAY PRINCE : A MYSTERY OF 1920s INDIA by SUJATHA MASSEY

Publisher: SOHO CRIME

Release date: 1 JUNE 2021

November, 1921. Edward VIII, Prince of Wales and future ruler of India, is arriving in Bombay to begin a four-month tour. The Indian subcontinent is chafing under British rule, and Bombay solicitor Perveen Mistry isn’t surprised when local unrest over the royal arrival spirals into riots. But she’s horrified by the death of Freny Cuttingmaster, an eighteen-year-old female Parsi student, who falls from a second-floor gallery just as the prince’s grand procession is passing by her college.

Freny had come for a legal consultation just days before her death, and what she confided makes Perveen suspicious that her death was not an accident. Perveen, who strongly identified with Freny—another young Parsi woman fighting hard against the confines of society’s rules and expectations—feels terribly guilty for failing to help her. Perveen steps forward to assist Freny’s family in the fraught dealings of the coroner’s inquest, and when Freny’s death is ruled a murder, Perveen knows she can’t rest until she sees justice done. But Bombay is erupting: as armed British secret service march the streets, rioters attack anyone with perceived British connections and desperate shopkeepers destroy their own wares so they will not be targets of racial violence. Can Perveen help a suffering family when her own is in danger? 

The Bombay Prince: 3 (A Perveen Mistry Novel): Amazon.in: Massey, Sujata:  Books
  1. KARMA : WHY EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT IT IS WRONG by ACHARYA PRASHANT

Publisher: PENGUIN VIKING

Release date: 31 JULY 2021

The interpretation of Karma stands distorted by centuries of garbled fictionalization. Karma goes on a ruffling quandary to the few who deny in believing compromised conceptions. This book is for them.

If to live rightly is to function rightly, what then is right step? This has harrowed us since ages. The scriptures return this, but without descend from their enigmatic heights. Nor do they direct how their ancient terms apply to the present. Acharya Prashant’s thoughts dispenses the misplaced connectivity. He communicates clearly, leaving nothing to speculation or reliance.

This book knocks down the myths circumscribing steps and conclusion by guiding to pivot the actor, rather than action. Acharya Prashant puts down omnipresent beliefs and out-dated ideas to unfold some simple facts. If you can challenge the despotism of tradition and address the naked truth, you will love this book.

Karma - Penguin Random House India
  1. SACH KAHUN TOH : AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY by NEENA GUPTA

Publisher: PENGUIN eBURY PRESS

Release date: 14 June 2021

Sach Kahun Toh is an autobiography of Neena Gupta, a two time national award winning actor, producer, film-maker and television personality. She unfolded her career in Delhi’s booming theatre scene in the 1980s but determined to redirect to film and television after acting in the 1982 Academy Award winning Gandhi. She went on to star in several renowned television shows such as Khandaan and Mirza Ghalib. She also succeeded comprehensively in art house and individualistic films such as Mandi, Trikal and Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron. Neena has acted, directed and produced in several television shows including Saans, Siski and Son Pari. Her most neoteric works encompass award winning performances in Badhai Ho, Shubh Mangal  Zyada Savdhaan, Panchayat and The Last Colour.

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  1. MODI STOLE MY MASK : THE TRUTH ABOUT INDIA’S COVID CRISIS by AMIT BAGARIA and Savio Rodrigues 

Publisher: GARUDA PRAKASHAN

Release date: 7 June 2021

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to be losing his popularity due to a huge second wave of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic infected more than 17.58 crore people (over 2.2% of the world’s population) and killed more than 36.53 lakh people in 18 months. In India, it infected more than 2.86 crore people (over 1.87% of population) and killed more than 3.32 lakh people in 15 months.

Is the SARS-CoV-2 virus or Coronavirus a Chinese bioweapon purposely unleashed upon the world?

How bad are India’s total cases and deaths when compared with other large countries?

Which states are the most and the least affected; which managed the pandemic well and which didn’t?

How bad is India’s second wave, and was it planned in advance? If yes, by whom and why?

Were the Kumbh Mela and the state elections responsible for the second wave?

How did co-vultures profit from it?

Why did India face a shortage of vaccines, hospital beds, Oxygen, and COVID-19 treatment drugs?

Did Prime Minister Modi divert money for constructing the new Central Vista instead of fighting COVID-19?

Was money from the PM CARES Fund not spent for COVID-19 relief efforts?

What kind of dirty politics was played during the second wave?

Was the media irresponsible and biased?

Who all helped India to cope with the crisis?

When will all Indians get fully vaccinated?

MODI STOLE MY MASK: The Truth About India's Covid Crisis eBook: Bagaria,  Amit, Rodrigues, Savio: Amazon.in: Kindle Store
  1. A MAP OF LONGINGS : LIFE AND WORKS OF AGHA SHAHID ALI by MANAN KAPOOR

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS

Release date: 7 JUNE 2021

In this memoir, Manan Kapoor traverses the solicitudes that structured Shahid’s life and works, echoing in the footsteps of the ‘Beloved Witness’ from Kashmir to New Delhi and finally to the United States. He graphs Shahid’s friendships with personalities like Begum Akhtar and James Merrill, and looks at the lives the poet touched with his love and empathy. He also tracks down the complex growth of Shahid’s expressive verses, which depicted abundant geographies and cultures, and mourned loss and injustice, both personal and political. Sketching on numerous unprinted facts and deep-rooted  interviews with Shahid’s family, friends, students and acquaintances, Kapoor relates the frozen story of a vital literary voice and dispenses Shahid’s poetic creativity, unfolding not just what he put down but also how he educate the world to live.

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