Jubilee Kumar | Hachette
Seema Sonik Alimchand
This intimate biography of Bollywood actor Rajendra Kumar features first-person accounts, photos and anecdotes that make for an engaging narrative. From growing up in an affluent family in present-day Pakistan to hardships after Partition and Kumar’s struggles in Bombay before he got a break as an assistant director, the author chronicles his life both on-screen and off it.
For A Moment Of Taste | HarperCollins
The world now eats seven times the meat it consumed in 1950—about 77 billion land animals and trillions of fish. The author, a senior member of PETA, passionately argues against the production and consumption of animal-based products on environmental, health and ethical grounds. Buttressed by extensive endnotes, she makes a comprehensive case for veganism and provides tips on how to make the transition.
Irrationally Passionate | HarperCollins
The author, an entrepreneur and ‘business turnaround leader’, writes about how he transformed Indian firms in distress such as FreeCharge, Housing.com and Snapdeal, and the lessons he learnt. The book is peppered with self-help fundamentals and pedestrian truisms such as “mistakes can be a gift” and “nothing worthwhile comes easy”.