Defining India Through Their Eyes | Penguin Viking
As an adolescent, Amartya Sen saw a victim of sectarian violence bleed to death on his lap. At the age of 15, Kailash Satyarthi became an “untouchable” in his family. When she was six, Sania Mirza used to play on courts made of cow dung. Journalist Sonia Singh delineates a portrait of the nation through conversations with 15 prominent Indians from diverse fields.
Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge | Bloomsbury
This can virtually be a bible for the Indian fan ogling the World Cup—crammed not only with stats and detailed match reports of all of India’s WC matches, but also with history, colour, characters and the mellow half-tones that comprise the backcloth of the game. Ray achieves the near-impossible: infusing classicism (say, an exchange between John Arlott and Neville Cardus) into ODIs.
Theodore Boone: The Accomplice | Hodder
The latest thriller from “America’s favourite storyteller” features Woody, a child from a broken family who is arrested as an accomplice for a crime he didn’t commit. Theodore Boone, who wants to become the best lawyer in the state, decides to help him. There’s one catch though—Theodore is just 13, years away from a law degree. Can he rescue Woody from juvenile jail?